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 Spring Drop-In Office Hours (Bartlett 2128)


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