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High School Summer Internship

The Clayman Institute Summer High School Student Internship is a paid six-week position for entering junior- and senior-year high school students who are committed to the advancement of women. Interns have the opportunity to obtain valuable work experience in a dynamic office environment, and are mentored by undergraduate interns and other Institute researchers and staff. Interns are required to take part in weekly “Gender 101” sessions to better understand what gender bias means and how the Clayman Institute is empowering women and men. Interns will also contribute to advancing the work of the Institute. The Institute strongly supports and encourages diversity in our applicants.

The internship is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10am to 2pm from June 25 – August 2nd, 2018 (6 weeks) and interns will be paid an hourly wage of $12/hour.

Intern areas of work include:

  • Research support to undergraduate, graduate, and/or research scholars
  • General office work such as archiving, filling, mailings, and organization
  • Event planning and helping with the logistics of Clayman events
  • Communications support, such as our social media and web presence

Intern expectations & responsibilities:

  • Attend all internship days
  • Meet once a week with supervisor
  • Meet once a week with assigned undergraduate research advisor
  • Attend weekly Gender 101 sessions
  • Work on and collaborate with fellow interns to complete internship project(s)
  • Present on your project on August 4th   

Our application for the summer of 2018 will open up in Jaunary, so please return to our website for further information. If you have any other questions about the internship program, please contact Erika Gallegos Contreras ( 


Founded in 1974, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University is one of the nation's most distinguished research organizations devoted to the study of gender. The Clayman Institute creates knowledge and seeks to implement change that promotes gender equality at Stanford, nationally, and internationally.