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Get Involved!

Click Here for the Student Staff Application for Intern and Work Study Positions!

Interns:

Internships are offered to students seeking course credit for their work with the Jane Kopas Women's Center.  The goals of the internship program include helping students engage in feminist praxis by applying knowledge learned in courses to the work we do, development of skills and knowledge related to our mission and goals, and preparing students for their future career through administrative tasks and event and program planning.

Interns tend to work about 10 hours per week.  They serve as full members of the staff, attending staff meetings, leading at least one project, and participating in the planning and implementing of other events and programs offered by the Jane Kopas Women's Center.

We will be accepting applications for Spring 2020 through November 12th, 2019.  Please complete the Student Staff Application (linked above) and email it to jkwc@scranton.edu no later than 12pm on November 12th if interested.  Interviews will be scheduled upon receipt of your application.

Work Study:

The Work Study program under the Jane Kopas Women's Center is offered to students who qualify for federal work study aid and are looking to obtain skills they can apply in a future career. Work Study students are the backbone of the JKWC- students have the opportunity to implement feminist theory into practice through educational programs. 

Work Study students should expect to work about 10 hours a week on average, including some nights and weekends for special events. Work Study staff are charged with planning and implementing projects and events, maintaining a welcoming office space, completing general office tasks, engaging in research about events and programs to further our mission, focusing on their own development through research and reading, and serving as ambassadors of the Cross Cultural Centers in all that they do. 

Please note: JKWC staff meetings will occur on Wednesday afternoons.  Please indicate your availability on these afternoons in your application.

Volunteering and Service Learning:

Volunteers provide necessary insight and enthusiasm at the JKWC! Each semester, the JKWC utilizes volunteers and those seeking Service Learning hours to help research, plan, and staff events and plan events that further our mission.  Please contact jkwc@scranton.edu for more information. 

 

Email Listserv:

Just want to know what's happening in the Jane Kopas Women's Center? Email jkwc@scranton.edu to be on our emailing list about events, programs, opportunities to get involved and much more!