College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

SAC Internship Program

SAC Internship & Field Experience Program

The Internship & Field Experience Program is designed to provide students with practical and applied experience in Sociology, Anthropology, and/or Criminology. This program provides an opportunity for students to take what they have learned in the classroom and apply their learning to a work environment while also developing practical skills and professional connections. The internship/field experience is managed jointly by the SAC Internship Coordinator & Site Supervisor. During the program, students will work the required number of hours, complete required writing & professionalization assignments, and receive a favorable evaluation from the employer before receiving credit. Internship/field experiences are intended for junior and senior-level students.

If you are interested in completing an internship/field experience in Sociology, Anthropology, or Criminology, the first step is to meet with Dr. Baker.

Dr. Baker’s Fall Office Hours:

Use this link to schedule a time: 


  • Tuesdays 11 AM - 1 PM 
  • Wednesdays 12 PM - PM
  • Other appointment times available by request


Additional Information


Before you complete the application, you must either attend an informational session or meet with Dr. Baker. After that initial meeting, the application is a two-step process:

When the personal statement is complete, email the final document to Dr. Baker at


Career Services

Students who plan to do an internship/field experience must attend two sessions with Career Services. The first is a group workshop on resume-writing and interview skills. The second is a one-on-one session for a mock interview and resume review.

Spring 2020 group workshops (for Summer and Fall 2020):

  • Tuesday, April 14 - 1:00pm @ Rod Library 287

  • Wednesday, April 22 - 9:00am @ Rod Library 287

The group workshop must be completed before the one-on-one session. If a student cannot attend one of the workshops listed above, the student will need to make an individual appointment with TJ Warren in Career Services (319) 273-6857.


Frequently Asked Questions

Follow this link to read through common questions and answers: FAQs


Recent Internship/Field Experience Placements

Follow this link to see all of the sites UNI students have been placed in the last few years: Recent Internship and Field Experience Placements