Learn more about resources available in Merrimack College’s women’s and gender studies programs.

Field Studies and Internships: Learning Beyond the Classroom

Our students are encouraged to take their learning beyond the classroom walls, into the field, where they are mentored by their professors. We encourage fieldwork, internships and directed studies.

WGS Hand-On Learning Opportunities

WGS Podcast

Living Out Loud: Storytelling for Social Change is the official podcast of Women’s and Gender Studies at Merrimack College and is hosted by the department’s chair and assistant professor Debra Michals.

See episode descriptions

Helpful Links

National and International Organizations

WGS Affiliated Student Groups

Additional Links for Majors and Minors

Partners in the Community

Some of the organizations and groups we have collaborated with include:

  • Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico
  • Anne Bradstreet community group in North Andover
  • Bosque del Apache Nature Reserve in New Mexico
  • Elena Ortiz – of Okay Owingeh (original name of San Juan Pueblo) Northern New Mexico- Southwest executive director of Road Scholar and Vice Chair of the Alfonso Ortiz Center, UNM
  • Fite Ranch in San Antonio, New Mexico
  • Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
  • Merrimack People for Peace
  • Navajo Nation in New Mexico and Utah
  • Ramson Lomatewama, Hopi Pueblo artist, teacher
  • Red Hats in North Andover
  • Stephanie and Matthew Mitchell- Environmentalists and SW Jewelers in New Mexico
  • The Gallup Cultural Center in New Mexico
  • The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in New Mexico
  • Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico

Selected national conferences and events we have helped co-sponsor:

  • Eighth Annual Women and Policy Symposium, Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Northern Lights Film Festival, Newburyport, Massachusetts
  • The International Transpolitics, Social Change and Justice Conference, City University of New York University
  • Transgender Film Festival, Provincetown, Massachusetts
  • Transecting the Academy, National conference at Brown University