Internships

The main goal of the Sociology Internship is to provide work experience that complements the theory-based academic program which will help the student identify future career paths, improve career skills, and develop a network of career professionals and mentors.

The internship provides students with a supervised field experience in a social agency or organization. The student is responsible for securing placement prior to course enrollment. Credit can be earned only for work completed during the semester in which the student is enrolled in the course. 

Undergraduate Internships

Graduate Internships

Internship Organizations

There are many organizations available for internships. Please scroll through the categories below to check out some organizations that have provided internships in the past. If there is a place you are interested in that is not listed, please consult Dr. Kyle Nelson for approval.

  • Assault Victims

    The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that deal with individuals that have been assaulted.

    A Woman’s Place

    A Women's Place provides services specifically geared toward victims/survivors of domestic violence, including emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis line, individual domestic violence counseling, case management, education, support groups, legal advocacy and a children’s program.

    View a student brochure for A Women's Place

    Contact

    Darci Darling
    Email: darci@awpdv.org
    Phone: 970-351-0476
    Address: PO Box 71, Greeley, CO 80632


    A Kid’s Place

    A Kid's Place is an assessment center for child victims of severe physical and sexual abuse to be interviewed.  Also operates CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates),  providing volunteers to work on behalf of abused and neglected children in court.


    Contact

    Marsha Stoll
    Phone: 970-353-5970 


    UNC's Assault Survivors Advocacy Program (ASAP)

    ASAP provides 24-hour confidential advocacy and support to survivors, prevention education to the campus community, training and consultation to faculty and staff, as well as internship and volunteer opportunities for students.

    View students' fliers for ASAP (Flyer 1 | Flyer 2)


    Contact

    Emily Hedstrom-Lieser
    Email: emily.hedstromlieser@unco.edu
    Phone: 970-351-1490
    Address: 501 20th St, Campus Box 17, Greeley, CO 80639


    Sexual Assault Survivors, Inc.

    Make presentations about sexual assault, sexual harassment, and dating violence to local middle and high schools.

     

    Contact

    Maribel Talamantes
    Phone: 970-352-7273 
    Email: sasiquestions@survivorinfo.org


    Sexual Assault Victim Advocate (SAVA) Center

    At SAVA, we believe that every survivor of sexual assault should have a safe place to talk. The Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center is looking for dedicated advocates to provide support to survivors on our 24-hour crisis hotline. To ensure quality service to the clients we serve, all advocates must be 18 years of age, successfully complete an extensive and enriching training process, and be able to staff several evening and weekend shifts a month. Fluent Spanish speakers welcomed!

     

    Contact

    Vida Houck
    Phone: 970-472-4204
    Email: vida@savacenter.org


    Greeley Police Department Victim Assistance Unit

    Volunteers with Greeley PD are trained to help crime victims deal with the confusion, frustration and problems that they face during the process of rebuilding their lives.

     

    Contact

    Diana Bratton
    Phone: (970) 350-9667 
    Email: Diana.Bratton@greeleypd.com

  • Disability

    The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work with the disabled. 

    Connections for Independent Living

    Connections for Independent Living assists people with a wide range of disabilities.

    Contact

    VonAlice Simms
    Phone: 970-352-8682    


    Eldergarden Adult Day Program

    The Eldergarden Adult Day Program enables older adults with special needs to participate in stimulating activities in a social setting, allowing them and their caregivers time apart.

    View a student flyer for Eldergarden


    Contact

    Marie Seaton
    Email: mseaton@eldergarden.org 
    Phone: 970-353-5003


    Frontier House

    Considered a model program in Colorado, Frontier House graphically illustrates NRBH's commitment and belief that individuals with mental illness can and will actively engage in a recovery process given the opportunity to do so. Clubhouses, like Frontier House, help individuals get back to work, regain their self worth, find safe and affordable housing, improve their education level, and experience mutually respectful relationships.


    Contact

    Jennifer Euler, MA
    Phone: 970-347-2128


    Hearts and Horses

    Hearts and Horses promotes the physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being of people with special needs through equine assisted therapy.


    Contact

    Carrie Coyne, Volunteer Coordinator
    Phone: 970-663-4200
    Email: carrie@heartsandhorses.org


    Meals on Wheels

    Meals on Wheels delivers hot meals to seniors and disabled people. Volunteers must have their own car, driver’s license, and evidence of insurance.


    Contact

    Mary Margaret Cox
    Phone: 970-353-9738 

  • Elderly

    The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work with the elderly.

    Bonell Good Samaritan Community

    Bonell Good Samaritan Community serves mostly the elderly.  Housing options include nursing beds, assisted living, basic care, congregate and independent living.  Health-care services include skilled nursing, boarding and sub acute care; home health care; and outpatient, physical, occupational, speech, respiratory and intravenous therapies. Other services include adult day care, Alzheimer's special care units, respite care and hospice care.

    Contact

    970-352-6082 ext. 112 


    Eldergarden Adult Day Program

    Enables older adults with special needs to participate in stimulating activities in a social setting, allowing them and their caregivers time apart.

    View a student flyer for Eldergarden


    Contact

    Marie Seaton
    Email: mseaton@eldergarden.org 
    Phone: 970-353-5003


    Denver Rescue Mission

    Denver Rescue Mission has been serving the poor and needy in the Denver metro area for more than 120 years.

    View a student flyer for Denver Rescue Mission


    Contact

    Christina Moos
    Phone: 303-953-3951
    Email: cmoos@denrescue.org
    Address: The Crossing, DRM, 6090 E Smith Rd, Denver, CO 80216


    Meals on Wheels

    Meals on Wheels delivers hot meals to seniors and disabled people. Students must have own their own transportation, driver’s license, and evidence of insurance.   


    Contact

    Mary Margaret Cox
    Phone: 970-353-9738 


    Senior Resource Services

    Senior Resource Services provides assistance to the elderly. This organization especially needs interns for their "Soup in a Sack" event which occurs several times a year; they also have a valentine event for which they could use an intern, and they want to have a "cycle for seniors" event Summer 2013. Many of their events are fundraising.


    Contact

    Dee Ann Groves, Director
    Phone: 970-352-9348
    Email: dgroves5@aol.com
    Address: 800 8th Ave, Ste 145, Greeley, CO 80631

  • Family Planning

    The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work in the areas of family planning.

    Planned Parenthood

    Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

    Contact

    Phone: 970-352-4762


    Pregnancy Resource Center

    Pregnancy Resource Center is a Christian organization providing confidential advisement, post abortion counseling, practical assistance.


    Contact

    Phone: 970 -353-2673 

  • Government

     The following are a list of possible government internships.

    13th Judicial District Probation Department Morgan County Justice Center

    Contact

    Cory Flummerfelt
    Phone: 970-542-3465 Ext 3377
    Address: 400 Warner, Fort Morgan, CO 80701


    City of Greeley Youth Enrichment

    View a student flyer for Greeley Youth Enrichment

     


    District Representative of the 4th District of Colorado

    View a student flyer for District Representative

     


    Greeley Police Department-Victim Assistance Unit

    Volunteers are trained to help crime victims deal with the confusion, frustration and problems that they face during the process of rebuilding their lives.


    Contact

    Diana Bratton
    Phone: 970-350-9667 
    Email: Diana.Bratton@greeleypd.com

     


    Juvenile Assessment Center (J.A.C.), Weld County

    http://www.youthandfamilyconnections.org/


    Contact

    Michael Guthrie
    Email: mguthrie@weldjac.org
    Phone: 970-351-5460 


    Neighborhood Resource Office (NRO)

    View a student flyer for Neighborhood Resource Office

     


    Project YES

    Project Y.E.S! is a national internship program engaging college students in service to meet the needs of military families.

    View a student flyer for Project YES


    Contact

    Mr. JC Johnson
    Email: james_johnson@ncsu.edu
    Phone: 919-513-3165
    Address: 516 Brickhaven Dr, Campus Box 7606, Raleigh, NC 27695


    Contact

    Marjorie Kennedy
    822 7th St, Ste 250, Greeley, CO 80631
    Phone: 970-353-8224 Ext. 1463
    Email: Marjorie.kennedy@coloradodefenders.us


    Suicide Education & Support Services of Weld County

    Provides free educational presentations, training and support services in suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.


    Contact

    Nidia Nevares
    Phone: 970-506-2737
    Email: nidia@endsuicide.org


    Contact

    Heath Montgomery, Community Relations Director
    Email: hmontgomery@co.weld.co.us
    Phone: 970-356-4010 ext. 4702
    Address: 915 10th St, Greeley, CO 80631


    Weld County Human Services


    Contact

    Phone: 970-353-3800


    Contact

    Tegan Kreider
    Phone: 970-475-2826
    Email: tegan.kreider@judicial.state.co.us
    Address: 934 9th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631


    Contact

    Paul C. Harvey
    Phone: 970-356-4015 x 2812
    Email: pharvey@co.weld.co.us


    Weld County Youth Alternatives


    Contact

    Phone: 970-351-0700

  • Homeless

     The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work with the homeless.

    Denver Rescue Mission

    Denver Rescue Mission has been serving the poor and needy in the Denver metro area for more than 120 years.

    View a student flyer for Denver Rescue Mission

    Contact

    Christina Moos
    Phone: 303-953-3951
    Email: cmoos@denrescue.org
    Address: The Crossing, DRM, 6090 E Smith Rd, Denver, CO 80216


    Food Bank, Weld


    Contact

    Nicole Hurt
    Phone: 970-356-2199 ext 302 
    nhurt@secondharvest.org


    Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity

    Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers for Saturday home builds and to serve lunch to other volunteers.

    HFH Community Store also have opportunities at their warehouse-- 352-1404.


    Contact

    Ron, Jessie, or Kat (ReStore Managers)
    Phone: 970-352-1404
    Email: info@greeleyrestore.org
    Address: 2400 29th St, Greeley, CO 80631

     


    Lighthouse Mission

    Volunteers needed to sort clothing and food, assist with food distribution.


    Contact

    Phone: 970-506-9335


    Transitional House

    Greeley Transitional House needs volunteers to help do light yard work, maintenance of facility, i.e.. painting, steam clean carpets. All tools and materials provided by GTH. Volunteers also needed for child care and different children’s programs.


    Contact

    Phone: 970-352-3215

  • Medical

     The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work in the medical field. 

    Bonell Good Samaritan Community

    Bonell Good Samaritan Community serves mostly the elderly. Housing options include nursing beds, assisted living, basic care, congregate and independent living. Health-care services include skilled nursing, boarding and sub acute care; home health care; and outpatient, physical, occupational, speech, respiratory and intravenous therapies. Other services include adult day care, Alzheimer's special care units, respite care and hospice care.

    Contact

    Phone: 970-352-6082 ext. 112 


    Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado


    Contact

    Andrea Davidson
    Phone: 970-352-8487 
    afryrear-davidson@HPCNC.org


    Island Grove Regional Treatment Center


    Contact

    Phone: 970-356-6664


    North Range Behavioral Health

    http://northrange.org/


    Contact 

    Phone: 970-347-2120

  • Women, Children, Families

    The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work with women, children, and families.

    A Woman’s Place

    A Women's Place provides services specifically geared toward victims/survivors of domestic violence, including emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis line, individual domestic violence counseling, case management, education, support groups, legal advocacy and a children’s program.

    View a student brochure for A Women's Place

    Contact

    Darci Darling
    Email: darci@awpdv.org
    Phone: 970-351-0476
    Address: PO Box 71, Greeley, CO 80632


    A Kid’s Place

    A Kid's Place is an assessment center for child victims of severe physical and sexual abuse to be interviewed.  Also operates CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates),  providing volunteers to work on behalf of abused and neglected children in court.


    Contact

    Marsha Stoll
    Phone: 970-353-5970 


    American Red Cross - Northern Colorado

    Red Cross provides family service case work.


    Contact

    Phone: 970-226-5728 x 229


    Boys and Girls Clubs of Weld County

    www.bgcweld.org

     


    Contact

    Emily Stanfill, Director of Operations
    Phone: 970-353-1278
    Email: volunteer@bgcweld.org
    Address: PO Box 812, Greeley, CO 80632
    Office: 2400 1st Ave, Greeley, CO 80631


    Child Advocacy Resource and Education  (C.A.R.E.)

    C.A.R.E. offers community education and intervention regarding parenting issues and child abuse prevention to individuals, groups, or families.


    Contact

    Annie Goodrick
    Phone: 970-356-6751


    City of Greeley Youth Enrichment

    View a student flyer for Greeley Youth Enrichment

     

    Denver Rescue Mission

    Denver Rescue Mission has been serving the poor and needy in the Denver metro area for more than 120 years.

    View a student flyer for Denver Rescue Mission

    Contact

    Christina Moos
    Phone: 303-953-3951
    Email: cmoos@denrescue.org
    Address: The Crossing, DRM, 6090 E Smith Rd, Denver, CO 80216


    Food Bank, Weld


    Contact

    Nicole Hurt
    Phone: 970-356-2199 ext 302 
    nhurt@secondharvest.org


    Girl Scouts, Mountain Prairie Council


    Contact

    Ruth Ann Thompson or Tanya Trujillo-Martinez
    Phone: 970-397-6447 or 970-231-0575


    The Jacob Center

    Foster care, services for teens in trouble, foster family services, home detention, case management, alternative sentencing program. Youth and family service agency.

     


    Contact

    Joel D. Painter
    Phone: 970-352-2852 or 970-484-8427


    Joyful Journeys Community Enrichment

    Joyful Journeys Community Enrichment strives to builds positive community bonds, positive relationship building with adults, and successful achievement through study time, craft building, game playing, community service and positive leisure activities at little or no cost to individuals.

     


    Contact

    Tasha VanMarter (a Sociology alum!)
    Email: tasha.vanmarter@yahoo.com
    Phone: 303-667-9695


    Juvenile Assessment Center (J.A.C.), Weld County

    http://www.youthandfamilyconnections.org/


    Contact

    Michael Guthrie
    Email: mguthrie@weldjac.org
    Phone: 970-351-5460 


    Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountain

    Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountain is a faith based, non-profit human service agency helping children and families during their most challenging times. We have been committed to serving all people, regardless of race, religion, gender or age since 1948. Past internships offered are Supervised Visitation Program and Children's Programs.


    Contact

    Tammy Fisher, Coordinator
    Email: tammy.fisher@lfsco.org
    Phone: 970-356-6751 x 8871


    Rocky Mountain Resource Center On Violent, Destructive, & Hate Groups

    The Rocky Mountain Resource Center helps people and their families who have been in destructive groups such as cults, gangs, and hate groups.  One of our main goals at the Center is to educate the public about these destructive groups.


    Contact

    Lisa Monroney 
    Phone: 970-490-2032
    Email: lisa.monroney@comcast.net


    Turning Point

    Turning Point provides services for adolescents having problems at home, in school, and with the law.


    Contact

    Phone: 970-221-0999 or 970-221-0550 x 102 


    United Way of Weld County - Promises for Children

    United Way volunteers visit parents of new infants and provide developmental information, community resources and ongoing support.


    Contact

    Emma Wood
    Email: ewood@unitedway-weld.org
    Phone: 970-304-6198
    Address: 814 9th St, Greeley, CO 80631


    Weld County Youth Alternatives


    Contact

    Phone: 970-351-0700


    Weld County Youth & Family Alternatives

    Community-based service organization, Weld Co. Youth & Family Alternatives provides coordinated multi-agency services for youth struggling with life issues, out of parent control or engaged in anti-social behaviors.


    Contact

    Michael Guthrie
    Email: MGuthrie@YouthandFamilyConnections.org
    Phone: 970-351-5460
    Address: 2835 10th St, Greeley, CO 8631

  • Other

     The following are a list of possible internships in organizations that work in various fields.

    Suicide Education & Support Services of Weld County

    Provides free educational presentations, training and support services in suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.

    Contact

    Nidia Nevares
    Phone: 970-506-2737
    Email: nidia@endsuicide.org


    Community Education Outreach

    Community Education Outreach offers education and training to felons serving sentences in the Community Corrections Facility in Greeley, including GED tutoring and job search training such as resume writing, interviewing, etc.


    Contact

    Kristina Adams
    Email: kristina@ceocolorado.org

     


    Weld Furniture Bank

    Pick up furniture in the Greeley area and deliver it to the Bank.


    Contact

    Phone: 970-978-8753

If you have an internship opportunity you would like to post here, please contact the Sociology Department at 970-351-2315 or Sociology@unco.edu.