9th Judicial Circuit Court

College Interns

The Circuit Court in Kalamazoo County provides a variety of opportunities for students in law, criminal justice and related fields to gain valuable experience that complements the classroom education.

  • criminal case processes
  • civil proceedings
  • administration
  • juvenile delinquency
  • child protective proceedings
  • domestic relations
  • detention management

General Information

  • Internships are available for college students only.
  • There is no monetary compensation for student internships.
  • A student should be able to commit to 12-15 hours per week during daytime hours for 10-12 weeks. There is a six-month commitment requirement for student interns in the juvenile intake and probation departments.
  • To be an intern with the court, the student must sign the Student Intern/Volunteer Agreement, indicating his/her understanding that there will be no monetary compensation for internship work in the Ninth Circuit Court and that the student is not employed as a sworn officer of the court.
  • The student intern must respect and follow the confidentiality practices of the court.
  • A student intern will be assigned to a supervisor or judge who will assign and monitor projects. Casual business attire or better is expected. If a student is interning for a judge, the judge may require professional business attire, especially if the student is participating in courtroom proceedings or assisting with a jury.

Contact Information

If interested in serving as a student intern for Circuit Court in Kalamazoo, please e-mail or mail a letter of interest, resume, and unofficial transcripts to:

Family Division:

Volunteer Coordinator
1536 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
email

Trial Division:

Administrative Coordinator
227 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
email