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

Application process

  1. All students must arrange an individual interview with Dr. Zoann Snyder, Criminal Justice Program Director before the deadlines listed below. The deadline has passed for all 2019 internships.

  2. The deadline for Spring 2020 interviews is Friday, October 4, 2019.

  3. Schedule your interview now for Spring 2020 below:

  4. Schedule here

  5. The deadline for Summer and Fall 2020 interviews is Friday, February 7, 2020.
  6. Students must bring a copy of their resume to their interview.

  7. At the conclusion of the interview, students will be given access to an actual application and information about the required supporting documentation.
  8. You will also be required to attend a one hour workshop which will address resume and cover letter writing and practice interviews. This workshop must be attended prior to you completing the application. Dr. Snyder will give you more information on how to get registered for one of these workshops during your interview.


All 2019 deadlines have passed.

The deadline for Spring 2020 is Friday, October 4, 2019.

The deadline for Summer and Fall 2020 is Friday, February 7, 2020.