Winter Study

Want fieldwork during Winter Study?

Click here for a partial list of great social justice and community building fieldwork opportunities available through PSCI 21 Fieldwork in Public Affairs and Private Non-Profits, and contact CLiA Director Paula Consolini ([email protected]) for more information.

 

Click here for full descriptions of other Winter Study courses involving local fieldwork opportunities, including:


The following winter study courses involve some form of experiential learning.  For full course descriptions, please view current Winter Study course offerings. Those courses listed with an asterisk (*) and in bold link to a more detailed page on the Center for Learning in Action site containing additional information, photos, testimonials and more.

  • AFR 16 Our Movement Moment (Same as HIST 16)
  • AFR 25 Paris Noir: Performances in the City Lights (Same as RLFR 25/COMP 25)
  • ARAB 25 Arab-Americans and Latinos/as in Southern California: Culture, Solidarity and Borderlands (Same as AMST 25/LATS 25)
  • ARTH 25 Practicum in Curating: Warhol’s Flowers in a Botanical Garden (Same as WGSS 25)
  • ARTS 11 Photojournalism, From Pitch to Post-Production
  • ASST 25 Exploring Hong Kong: Past and Present
  • *BIOL 11 BioEYES Teaching 3rd Grade about Zebrafish
  • BIOL 13 Introduction to Animal Tracking
  • BIOL 19 The Science of Sleep (and the Art of Productivity)
  • CHEM 10 Science for Kids
  • CHEM 16 Glass and Glassblowing
  • CHIN 13 Tai Chi
  • CSCI 11 eTextiles
  • CSCI 12 Stained Glass Tiling: Quasicrystals and Geometric Solids, Building an Invisibility Cloak
  • CSCI 14 Creating a Roguelike Game
  • DANC 19 Served: Community-based Dance at Williams (Same as AMST/REL/ANTH/THEA/SOC/MUS 19)
  • ECON 13 Essential Tools for Creating a Successful Startup
  • ECON 17 How to Start a Startup
  • ECON 21 Fieldwork in Global Coffee
  • *ECON 22 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) (Same as POEC 22)
  • ENGL 15 Teaching High School English in Independent Schools
  • ENGL 25 Journalism Today
  • ENVI 10 Local Farms and Food
  • ENVI 18 Sustainable Business Models (Same as ECON 18)
  • ENVI 19 Mountains to the Sea- The Nature of New England
  • ENVI 21 Green Revolving Funds- Principles and Practice (Same as ECON 23)
  • ENVI 22 Reimagining Rivers
  • GEOS 14 Landscape Photography (Same as ENVI 14)
  • GEOS 25 The Changing Landscape and Musical Geography of the Mississippi: Winter Study at Williams-Mystic
  • HIST 10 North Adams: Past, Present, and Future (Same as AMST 11)
  • JAPN 25 Kyoto Artisans: Exploring 1200 Years of Cultural History of Kyoto Through Modern Craftsmanship
  • LEAD 13 Practical Preparation for Working After Williams: Standing Out Instead of Fitting In! (Same as PSYC 13)
  • LEAD 18 Wilderness Leadership in Emergency Care
  • MATH 12 LEGO Adventures in Learning
  • MATH 15 Pilates: Physiology and Wellness (Same a SPEC 15)
  • MATH 20 Humor Writing (Same as ENGL 20)
  • MATH 25 Introductory Photography: People and Places in Peru (Same as SPEC 24)
  • STAT 19 Chess, Speed Chess, Bughouse
  • MUS 13 The Golden Age of Gospel Music
  • MUS 15 The Contemporary Singer-Songwriter (Same as AMST 15)
  • MUS 16 Zimbabwean Music Experience
  • PHIL 11 Philosophy of Chess
  • PHIL 14 Yoga and a Grounded Life
  • PHYS 10 Light and Holography
  • PHYS 12 Drawing as a Learnable Skill
  • PHYS 13 Electronics
  • PSCI 16 So You Say You Want a Revolution…: Aikido and the Art of Nonviolent Protest
  • PSCI 20 Food Culture of the Berkshires (Same as SPEC 20)
  • PSCI 21 Fieldwork in Public Affairs and Private Non-Profits
  • PSCI 22 Learning Intervention for Teens (LIFT) (Same as JLST 22)
  • PSYC 10 Applied Sport and Performance Psychology
  • PSYC 12 Alcohol 101: Examining and Navigating the College Drinking Scene
  • PSYC 15 Ephquilts: An Introduction to Traditional Quiltmaking
  • PSYC 21 Psychology Internships
  • PSYC 23 Guadino Fellowship: Immersive Engagement and Reflection (Same as PHLH 23)
  • PSYC 25 Eye Care and Culture in Nicaragua (Same as PHIL 25)
  • PHLH 15 The Human Side of Medicine and Medical Practice
  • PHLH 16 Addiction Studies and Diagnostics
  • REL 12 Zen Buddhism- Study and Practice
  • REL 14 Yoga Asana and Meditation: Theory and Practice
  • RLFR 13 Creative Portraiture in the Darkroom (Same as ARTS 13)
  • RLFR 14 By Foot: Walking As Method and Experience (Same as COMP 14)
  • RUSS 25 Williams in Georgia (Same as ANSO/SPEC 25)
  • SOC 15 Photographic Literacy and Practice (Same as ANTH 15)
  • SPEC 11 Podcasts from the Farm: Stories of Food Security, Worker’s Rights, and Carbon Farming
  • SPEC 19 Healthcare Internships
  • SPEC 21 Experience the Workplace; an Internship with Williams Alumni/Parents
  • SPEC 22 Outdoor Emergency Care
  • SPEC 27 Sustainable Agriculture at Caretaker Farm (Same as GERM 27)
  • *SPEC 28 Class of 1959 Teach NYC Urban Education Program
  • SPEC 35 Making Pottery on the Potter’s Wheel
  • THEA 12 Careers in Art Management and Producing Models