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The Center for Women's Global Leadership is hiring!

CWGL is seeking a Senior Program Coordinator to advance its work toward achieving substantive equality, which includes addressing gender-based discrimination, inequality and violence.This position will lead advocacy strategies to advance economic and social rights of women, conduct trainings on economic policy, gender and human rights, lead economic policy and rights specific research, and convene feminist economists, advocates, and policy makers, among other responsibilities. Click here to learn more, share with your networks and apply.



We welcome applications from highly motivated individuals interested in working with CWGL to advance human rights for all by focusing on the eradication of gender-based violence and the amplification of feminist leadership and economic policy toward a more peaceful world.

Internship opportunities run the length of one semester or one year with a minimum of 10-12 hours per week. They are available to graduate students and undergraduate students in their junior or senior year. All CWGL interns are paired with a staff person who provides both supervision and mentorship.

To apply, please, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following materials: a resume and cover letter indicating your interest, skills and accomplishments, and 3 references (name and email contact), along with details about your availability (start/end dates and total days per week available).
In the subject line please include your Last, First Name - Internship Title (example: West, Sam - Program and Advocacy Intern - Spring Term).

Employment opportunities are posted on this page and at Rutgers University Human Resources. Due to the volume of resumes we receive and time constraints, we are not able to acknowledge unsolicited inquiries for employment.

With feminist values, we strengthen and bridge voices for human rights, towards social justice and self-determination.

To this end, we work at the intersection of gender, human rights and economic policy and utilize the following strategies:

  • Convene those closest to the struggle to explore and exchange ideas and solutions.
  • Research guided by those committed to realizing rights.
  • Advocate with and for those traditionally excluded from decision-making.

Transform = Convene + Research + Advocate

Our programmatic goals are:

  1. Equality regardless of identity
    We aim to achieve equality by eradicating gender-based discrimination and violence in the world of work.
  2. Peace beyond the absence of war
    We redefine peace and measure it with the indicators of equality, justice and human rights to challenge the economy of war and violence
  3. Feminist standards as the norm
    We amplify feminist thought, standards and leadership to influence civil society and its institutions and structures, thereby addressing inequality, discrimination and violence

To achieve Goal 3, we engage in the global coordination of the following initiatives:

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, which has been implemented in over 180 countries by more than 6,000 organizations.


Feminist Alliance for Rights, which aims to influence the Post-2015 agenda from its position in the Global North with Global South leadership.

With feminist values, the Center for Women's Global Leadership strengthens and bridges voices for human rights towards social justice and self-determination. Working at the intersection of gender, human rights and economic policy, CWGL utilizes an intersectional approach when implementing its     strategies for transformation.



Join us!

  • CWGL is hiring a Senior Program Coordinator! Learn more here.
  • Our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign runs from Nov. 25th through December 10th. Visit the website to learn how to participate this year. #16Days
  • Don't miss our Rutgers 16 Days Campaign event: LGBT Rights Under Fire in Uganda on Nov. 29th 6pm. 

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