Internships & Fellowships for Women

Take on these internships and fellowships, specifically for women!

Elizabeth Hoyt

February 25, 2016

Internships & Fellowships for Women

March is the perfect time to highlight internship and fellowship opportunities for women – it is Women’s History Month, after all.

Internships and fellowships, specifically for women, enhance the lives of females through unique educational opportunities.

Here are some great internship and fellowship opportunities celebrating accomplished females:

Internships for Women

Woman Made Gallery Graphic Design Internship

Ages: College Freshmen through College Seniors

Provided by the Woman Made Gallery, the Graphic Design Internship is available to students show focus on one specific area such as communications, research, design, and artisan gallery. You must be proficient with Photoshop or similar design software; Adobe Illustrator and InDesign a plus to be considered for this position.

Photographers especially welcome. As an intern, you will be responsible for numerous projects related to the Woman Made’s public relations.

Learn more information about the Woman Made Gallery Graphic Design Internship.

Institute for Women’s Policy Research Development Internship

Ages: Female College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research Development Internship is available to students with an interest in women-oriented policy research.

In your work you will provide administrative and grant research support for the development team.

You will learn about nonprofit fundraising, grant applications and direct mail programs by assisting with direct mail, data entry, grant research and grant-writing.

You must have an interest in fundraising and nonprofit management to qualify for this position. Prior fundraising experience is desirable.

Learn more information about the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Development Internship.

Institute for Women’s Policy Research Internship

Ages: Female College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research Internship is available to students with an interest in women-oriented policy research.

In your work you will provide administrative and research support to Institute researchers through: literature reviews, data collection, designing charts, answering phones and filing.

You must have strong organization skills, good interpersonal skills, interest in policy research and women’s issues and experience with statistics, economics or social science through coursework to qualify for this position.

Learn more information about the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Internship.

Women and Leadership Program, Panama City

Ages: Female College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

Provided by the Leadership exCHANGE, the Women and Leadership Program, Panama City is open to female students from around the world who are interested in participating in a four-week program in Panama City, Panama, that includes: university courses, cultural activities and community service.

Prospective students are evaluated based on the quality of application and may be contacted for an interview.

Learn more information about the Women and Leadership Program, Panama City.

Ms. Magazine Internship

Ages: Female College Freshmen through College Seniors

Provided by Feminist Majority, the Ms. Magazine Editorial Internship is open to undergraduate female students to work with the editorial staff at Ms. Magazine’s West Coast Office.

You must be resourceful and have excellent research and writing skills to qualify for this award.

Interns help gather and fact-check information, work on specific office projects, and participate in creating the magazine’s National News section.

To apply, mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample (journalistic writing preferred), and two letters of recommendation or two references.

Learn more information about the Ms. Magazine Internship.

Institute for Women’s Policy Research Communications Internship

Ages: Female College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research Communications Internship is available to students with an interest in women-oriented policy research.

In your work you will provide administrative and editorial support to the communications team. You will: assist with proofreading, article clipping, assist with media outreach, layout and design of fact sheets and research briefs as well as web site maintenance.

You must be a detail-oriented individual with good writing and computer skills to qualify. Familiarity with desktop publishing and design software is preferred.

Learn more information about the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Communications Internship.

Historic House Interpreter (Women)

Ages: Female College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Historic House Interpreter (Women) at Mackinac Island Historic Parks is available to female students who are at least 18 years or older (as of the first date of the internship) and demonstrate an interest in historical interpretation.

You must be out-going, enthusiastic, have strong public contact and speaking skills to be considered for this internship. Interns will greet each visitor as they enter and interpret the history of the building and the people associated with it.

Internships last for 12 weeks starting in early June through late August. Positions are unpaid but housing is provided. Please visit the sponsor’s web site for additional information.

Learn more information about the Historic House Interpreter (Women) Internship.

Women Airforce Service Pilots Internship

Ages: Female College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Women Airforce Service Pilots Internship is available to female students pursuing opportunities for women’s aviation studies. You must have strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups.

Also, you must demonstrate ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors.

Additionally, you must be a current EAA member or be recommended by an EAA member to qualify for this award. Interns must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the internship.

Learn more information about the Women Airforce Service Pilots Internship.

Fellowships for Women

ANNpower Fellowship

Deadline: 3/08/16
Available to: College Sophomores through College Juniors
Award Amount: Varies

The ANNpower Fellowship is available to female high school sophomores and juniors who are committed to reshaping the world for positive and sustainable change.

Fellows will be provided with leadership training, empowering them to become the next generation of global trailblazers.

After completing the leadership training program, you will have the opportunity to go back to your community and create a project that will affect change, taking all that you learned in the forum to implement your idea.

You will also be eligible later in the year to win project grants that will help put your ideas into action.

Get more information on the ANNpower Fellowship.

Herman Family Fellowship for Women in Entrepreneurship

Ages: Female Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 2

The Herman Family Fellowship for Women in Entrepreneurship is available to female students at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.

You must have entrepreneurial interests to be eligible for this renewable award.

Learn more information about the Herman Family Fellowship for Women in Entrepreneurship.

Anna Rosenzweig Memorial String/Cello Fellowship

Ages: Female College Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Anna Rosenzweig Memorial String/Cello Fellowship is available to upperclassmen and graduate students at Arizona State University, School of Music.

You must be a string major, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need to qualify for this award.

Preference is given to female students who specialize in cello.

Learn more information about the Anna Rosenzweig Memorial String/Cello Fellowship.

Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship

Ages: Female Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5

The Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship is open to graduate students enrolled in the Michigan State University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

You must be enrolled in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and have demonstrated excellent academic credentials, a history of employment and/or volunteer activities in the field of fisheries management and/or in academic or civic communities and potential for future leadership in fisheries management to be eligible for this award.

Preference shall be given to female students.

Learn more information about the Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship.

Littman Family Fellowship

Ages: Female Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 2

The Littman Family Fellowship is available to female students at the New Jersey Institute of Technology School of Architecture.

You must be a first or second-year graduate student returning to school to establish a second career as an architect.

You must also be an outstanding overall student with at least a 3.25 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Littman Family Fellowship.

Conn Fellowship Fund

Ages: Female College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Conn Fellowship Fund is available to female students at Wittenberg University.

You must be from a single parent family and wish to work at Thomas Library to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Conn Fellowship Fund.

Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Ages: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship is open to young professionals, undergraduate and graduate students who seek experience in HIV-related public policy and government affairs.

You must have strong research, writing and organizational skills and a willingness to work in a professional office. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment is critical.

Familiarity with HIV-related issues and the legislative process is preferred.

People of color, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, and HIV positive individuals are encouraged to apply.

Get more information on the Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship.

Robert W. Baird Fellowship for Women

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 2
Award Amount: Varies

The Robert W. Baird Fellowship for Women is available to female students at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. You must be pursuing a career in finance and be committed to advancing the interests of women in business to qualify for this award.

Learn more information about the Robert W. Baird Fellowship for Women.

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