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. Read our Internship Spotlight to find out about an intern's experience!

Undergraduate Internships

Graduate Internships


There are many organizations available for internship. Below are some suggestions. If there is a place you are interested in that is not listed, please consult Dr. Kyle Nelson for approval:

Assault Victims Internships

Disability Internships

Elderly Internships

Family Planning Internships

Gangs/Cult/Hate Group Internships

Government Internships

Homeless Internships

Medical Field Internships

Other Internships

Suicide Prevention Internships

Women/Children/Family Internships


The Colorado Nonprofit Association also has internship opportunities listed on their site: Colorado Nonprofit Association.

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


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Travel to Egypt and use sociology in a global context. This course satifies a LAC requirement. Click here for more information.

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Spring 2015 GATA Positions Available!

If you are a Sociology Graduate student interested in a GATA assistantship this spring, the positions have been posted.

Your application is due by 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 15th.

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