Working at WCW 

All Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) staff members are Wellesley College employees. Open positions at WCW are posted on the Wellesley College human resources website. Applications should be made directly to the human resources office at the College unless otherwise instructed on their website. The research conducted at the WCW is funded by federal and private foundation grants. All research positions are tied to specific funding in hand.

Candidates interested in administrative or research positions may also send a letter and curriculum vitae/résumé to Karen Lachance, Administrative Director, Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481, or electronically to


Student employment

WCW employs approximately 35-50 Wellesley College students in part-time research and administrative positions, as casual wage and through work study programs. For more information about student employment, please contact Karen Lachance, 781.283.2532,

WCW also offers five Wellesley College student research internships. Four of the internships are available for the academic year, one is for a summer fellowship. For more information about how to apply for the internships, please call or email Karen Lachance, 781.283.2532,

About Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to advance gender equality, social justice, and human wellbeing through high quality research, theory, and action programs.


    A world that is good for women
    is good for everyone.