9th Judicial Circuit Court
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
- juvenile delinquency
- child protective proceedings
- domestic relations
- detention management
- 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.
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:
1536 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
227 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007