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    Internships

    Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology

    Department Resources


    Contact Information


    Pete Killoran
    Lecturer, Master Adviser
    Phone: (262) 472-1422
    Location: Laurentide 2134

    Leda Nath
    Department Chair and Professor
    Phone: (262) 472-1125
    Location: Laurentide 2110

    Amanda Zierath
    Academic Department Associate
    Phone: (262) 472-1133
    Location: Laurentide 2112

    Internships

    The Department has a very active internship program that has been in operation for over three decades. Interested students can be placed in internships in a variety of occupational settings. The internships, which are taken by a majority of majors, enable students to gain valuable employment experience and learn to apply classroom knowledge to solving real-world social problems.

    Internship Opportunities

    Business Management and Marketing - The Department has some limited internship opportunities in the business management/marketing field. In the past we have placed students with the City of Whitewater, Generac, Verlo Matress, etc.
    Investigation (non-law enforcement) - The Department has internship placement opportunities for students interested in non-law enforcement investigation careers. In the past we have placed students with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Wisconsin Office of the Public Defender, and other private security companies.
    Juveniles - The Department has internship placement opportunities for students interested in working with juveniles both involved and not involved in the corrections system. In the past we have placed students with the Milwaukee County Juvenile Services, Rock County Juvenile Diversion Program, Rock County Juvenile Probation, Walworth County Restorative Justice Program, Mentoring Positives, Opportunities Incorporated, Boys and Girls Club and YMCA.
    Adult Probation/Parole - The Department has internship placement opportunities for students in adult probation/parole careers. In the past we have placed students with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (Probation/Parole Services) across Wisconsin and State of Illinois.
    Human Resource Management - The Department has some limited internship opportunities in the human resources field. In the past we have placed students with the City of Whitewater, Beloit, Community Action, as well as other private human resource firms.
    Law Enforcement (local, state, and federal) - Investigation (non-law enforcement) - The Department has internship placement opportunities for students interested in law enforcement careers. In the past we have placed students with numerous Wisconsin cities, as well as County Sheriff's Offices, and some limited Federal agencies (i.e., U.S. Marshal's Service).
    Paralegal - The  Department has some limited internship opportunities in the paralegal field. In the past we have placed students with the Rock County Circuit Court, Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services, Wisconsin Office of the Public Defender and private law firms.
    Public Health - The Department has some limited internship opportunities in public health. In the past we have placed students with the Huntington Place, Stoughton Hospital, Community Action.

         

    Interested in an Internship?

    The Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department have numerous internship opportunities for students in their junior and senior years, including: 
    Law Enforcement Agencies, Adult Probation/Parole, Juvenile Corrections (youth homes), Social Services (Child Protective Services, fostering, Health & Human Services), Gerontology (Independent living, nursing home, memory, and hospice care facilities), Non-profit Organizations (YMCA, YWCA, Opportunities, Inc., youth services), Business, Human Resources, Public Relations/Marketing, Judiciary/Legal/Para-legal Investigator (public defender’s office, licensing & regulations), Forensic Science and Private Security
      
    Frequently Asked Questions: 
      
    Question: Who is eligible for an internship? 
    Answer: Students must have completed 75 credits of university coursework, including some coursework related to their 
    internship, and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. Internships are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
      
    Question: Are there deadlines for applying for an internship? 
    Answer: Yes, the following are internship deadlines: 
     
    I want a Fall internship---------------------------Must meet with Internship Coordinator on or before April 30 
    I want a Spring internship-----------------------Must meet with Internship Coordinator on or before October 16 
    I want a Summer internship--------------------Must meet with the Internship Coordinator on or before February 12 
      
    Question: Whom do I contact about my internship? 
    Answer: Students MUST schedule an appointment with Paul Gregory (Internship Coordinator) regarding internships by 
    going to the following link: 
      
      

    Click this link for more FAQs.

    Location

    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

    Contact

    Office of the Dean
    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: lamkinn@uww.edu

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