The Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University offers internships which help prepare students for graduate school or careers in sociology and criminal justice.


Applications for Summer 2015 are due at 4 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.  You must attend an orientation meeting on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 10:30 am OR 2:30 pm.

Applications for Fall 2015 are due at 4pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. You must attend an orietation meeting on Thursday, March 19 at 10:30 am.

All meetings will be held in 3311Sangen Hall. Wait in the loby and a representative will lead you to the conference room.

Application process

Intern applicants must do the following by the deadline:

  • Submit application form (select one)
  • Select group meeting
    • Attend the group orientation meeting for prospective interns held in the sociology office, 3311 Sangren Hall, on Tuesday, Feb. 17  at 10:30 am OR 2:30 pm for Summer;  OR on Thursday, March 17 at 10:30 am for Fall 2015.
    • Be prepared to attend an individual meeting with Dr. Ronald Kramer to be held in Dr. Kramer's office, 3229 Sangren Hall, immediately after the group meeting you chose to attend. Dress is casual.

Your application must be delivered to the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University in 3311 Sangren Hall or emailed to Ann Browning.