Externship 6 credit

Law 500






The Externship Program is designed to enhance traditional classroom instruction by engaging students in real life lawyering experiences with practicing lawyers and judges in the community. Students receive six units of pass-fail credit for externing with one of the Program's 100 externship partner placement sites for approximately twenty hours per week during the 14 week semester. Judges at federal and state levels, and lawyers from government agencies, public interest groups, and corporate counsel offices serve as mentors and on-site supervisors for the students. The Externship Program's faculty supervisors guide and facilitate the students' exploration of their externship experiences through tutorials, journal writing and group discussion.

Mandatory: Students must have completed a minimum of 3 semesters of law school before participating in the 6-credit Externship Program.

R. Lyubkin, M. Savasta-Kennedy, J. Zanin

Fall, Spring
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