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At UW-Eau Claire, we place a high priority on what we call “high-impact practices” for our students — those experiences outside of the classroom that give Blugolds the hands-on opportunities to apply their knowledge in practical ways. These experiences have additional value in some of the harder-to-define fields like Women’s Studies, in which a degree can be useful in such a wide variety of career fields. Internships give our students a glimpse into a few of the specific avenues of practical application of the degree. The internships recently available through the Women’s Studies program are:
See the Women's Studies Blugold Insider site for details about the application process for these internships.
All majors and minors participate in a final capstone experiences, the “Social Justice Practicum” (Wmns496). As a culminating experience, students work collectively to understand and address community needs. Collaborating with a community organization and guided by feminist approaches to social justice, students strategize, implement and assess a plan of action.
2015 capstone studentMy capstone internship at allowed me to take the social justice issues we learn in the classroom and share them with the student body. It also steered me toward my passion for student affairs, my intended job field after graduating.
By encouraging conversation around difficult topics AND embracing new experiences, Kallie Friede is making change on campus and in the world … and that’s pretty powerful!Capping off her Women's Studies
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