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Social Justice Internship

WGS offers for-credit social justice internships every semester. Students are encouraged to find their own agency or organization. For ideas, please see our list of previous internship sites below. Students are responsible for applying for and securing the internship before the semester begins. The internship will run parallel to an academic semester, and students are required to complete a minimum 135 hours over the course of the semester.

A social justice internship provides students with the opportunity to give back to the community and become directly involved in working with social justice issues. WGS believes that a social justice internship can help students become more active, open, and engaged citizens.


  • 60 Credit Hours Completed
  • 2.5 GPA

Site Selection

  • ABLE – Council for Developmentally Disabled
  • American Red Cross
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Bridges
  • C.A.R.E. Center, Inc.
  • Carl Albert Center
  • CASA of Oklahoma County
  • Casey Family Program
  • Center for Children & Families, Inc.
  • Center for Social Justice
  • Communities Foundation of Oklahoma
  • Crossroads Youth and Family Services
  • Food & Shelter for Friends
  • Full Circle Adult Day Center
  • Gender + Equality Center
  • George Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Girl Scouts
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Health for Friends
  • Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women
  • Lakeside Women’s Hospital
  • Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Norman Economic Development Coalition
  • Oklahoma Blood Insitute
  • Oklahoma Indigent Defense System
  • Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division
  • Oklahoma Women’s Coalition
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Rainbow Fleet & Child Care Connection
  • Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN)
  • Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
  • Sally's List
  • Student Activist Intern
  • Suited for Success
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Oklahoma
  • Women's Resource Center
  • World Neighbors
  • YWCA


To enroll in the course, please complete the following and submit to Susy Jorgenson.