In the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, students routinely put theory into practice while exploring areas of interest that may lead to career choices after graduation. Students in the will program complete an internship after taking the course “Gender and Work,” which builds a theoretical framework for understanding issues of gender and equity at work.

Recently, students have completed internships with:

University of Richmond Police Department

Immigration Law Offices

Maymont Foundation

Virginia Historical Society

Women's Perspective, a non-profit concerned with women and international development (Boston, Massachusetts)

Richmond Magazine

The Actors' Gang (Hollywood, California)

Fan Free Medical Clinic

Richmond Organization for Sexual Minority Youth (ROSMY)

Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

AFSCM-UNCF Union Scholars Program (Washington, D.C.)