College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice


student group 1Internships are available to sociology and criminal justice majors in the fall, spring and summer semesters.  Internships are an important part of your education where you can apply your classroom acquired skills and knowledge while gaining practical work experience. Depending on your schedule, you can earn 3, 6 or 9 credits toward your degree requirements.

Benefits of an internship include:

  • Learning more about your field or industry
  • Improving your resume by ganing valuable work experience
  • Deciding if this is the right career path for you
  • Developing and building upon professional skills
  • Networking!
  • Obtaining references for future job opportunities

A spreadsheet of current internship opportunities for sociology and criminal justice majors and the course syllabus for internships are available in the Sociology/CJ office (MH 360) or on the related links on this page. 

The gpa requirements for an internship are:

  • 3 credits (10 hours/week; 140 hours/semester - 2.0 gpa
  • 6 credits (16 hours/week; 224 hours/semester - 2.5 gpa
  • 9 credits (24 hours/week; 336 hours/semester - 3.0 gpa

Any student interested in an internship should contact Dr. Keith Brown ( for more information.