Five College Consortium

Five College Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice Program

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Certificate Resources

Five College Resources

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science - Complementary certificate program to the Reproductive Justice certificate. Focuses more broadly on public health. Hosts events during the academic year. 

Five College Women’s Studies Research Center - Hosts events by Five College faculty and visiting scholars. Located on the Mount Holyoke College campus. 

Sophia Smith Collection - Women’s history archive located at Smith College. Has many notable personal archives (Margaret Sanger, Gloria Steinem) as well as archives from women’s and reproductive health and justice organizations. Has a significant periodicals collection and can also help students with research. 

Meridians - Feminist transnational academic journal based at Smith College.

Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) program - Reproductive justice organization based at Hampshire College that works with the Five Colleges, surrounding community and beyond to train and support new activists. Home to the Reproductive Rights Activists Service Corps paid summer internship program, as well as the CLPP Student Group, which hosts events and trainings throughout the academic year.

Population and Development (PopDev) program - Program based at Hampshire that rethinks population and environmental justice through a feminist lens. Hosts events and trainings throughout the Five Colleges. 

Center for Women and Community - Offers training, support, events and counseling to the Five College community and beyond. Home to the Women of Color Leadership Network. Located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Stonewall Center - Provides LGBTQA programming, resources and support to the Five College community and beyond. Located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Amherst College Resources

Center for Community Engagement - Home of community-based learning courses at Amherst.

Amherst College Career Center - Career development office of Amherst. Offers some summer funding for internships.

Hampshire College Resources

Community Partnerships for Social Change (CPSC) - Home of community-engaged learning at Hampshire. Offers community-based internships, paid summer internship opportunities, trainings and resources for community organizing. 

Career Options Resource Center (CORC) - Hampshire’s career development office.


Mount Holyoke College Resources

Community-Based Learning (CBL) - Home of community-based courses, independent studies, research and service projects and paid year-long fellowship opportunities with area organizations. 

McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives - Home of study abroad and international programs at Mount Holyoke. Focus on international engagement and cross-cultural exchange. Hosts events, discussions and visiting scholars.

Mount Holyoke Career Development Center - Career development office of Mount Holyoke. Provides stipend for unpaid internships through Lynk Universal Application Funding program. 


Smith College Resources

Lewis Global Studies Center - Home of study abroad and international programs at Smith. Focus on international engagement and cross-cultural exchange. Hosts events and discussions on campus. 

Center for Community Collaboration - Brings together Smith students and faculty with community members to build relationships for shared learning and growth. Has pre-existing relationships with program partners and placement partners in local area. Home of community-based courses and community-based participatory research.

Lazarus Center for Career Development - Career development office of Smith. Home to Praxis program, which offer Smith students a paid stipend for otherwise unpaid summer internships.


University of Massachusetts Amherst Resources

UMass Community Action through Leadership and Service (UMass CALLS) - Home of community engagement and social change informed leadership development at UMass Amherst. 

UMass Career Services - UMass Amherst career development office. Offers information about internships and co-op placements.