Law students may choose the area they are most interested in, such as General Civil, Limited Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Juvenile or Probate. Externs receive no pay but gain valuable experience in various areas of law practice.
Candidates should be proficient in coronal polishing and sealant placement; patient counseling, including postoperative care and general oral health; understanding of evidence based dentistry; and have excellent communication skills.
Externships are offered during the summer and take place at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, and The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Applicants can choose two specialty areas for their externship. The externship is designed to help nursing students choose a career path in nursing.
Externs will receive hands-on experience in preparing and maintaining instruments, equipment, and materials for dental procedures. They will assist in dental procedures and be supervised by experienced dentists and hygienists. The experience will help students prepare for a career in dental assistance and gain valuable skills that will be required for licensing.
Most externships require that students be in their junior or senior year of dental school in order to apply. Externships are 1-4 weeks in length. Externs will be able to assist oral and maxillofacial residents with surgery and other procedures as well as attend conferences, seminars and other training opportunities.
The program was designed to help law students be more competitive when looking for a job after graduation. The experience will give them a greater advantage with future employers and also increase their opportunities with their favorite law firms.
The externship is different than just observing. Externships provide real, hands-on work experience for medical students. Externs will work with an attending physician and perform clinical duties such as assessing patient histories and performing physical examinations. All extern duties are done at a hospital under the supervision of a U.S. licensed attending physician.
Eligible fields of study include nursing, pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, psychology, optometry, physical therapy, medical technology and social work. Eligibility includes students who are recipients of scholarships in the health profession, American Indian or Alaska Native students studying in the health field, or Non-American Indian/Alaska Native students in a health profession.
Veterinary students interested in gaining first-hand experience in shelter medicine are encouraged to apply. By observing experienced shelter veterinarians, students will gain valuable clinical experience and exposure to career options in shelter veterinarian medical practice.
The program is offered to help Bain consultants strengthen their skills and increase their knowledge about the way other companies do business. Consultants work for a company of their choice, and then return to Bain. Company choices include consumer product companies, international think tanks, nonprofits, startup companies, and many more.
Students may extern at a local entertainment or media firm such as Fox, MGM, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, Universal Music, and television networks like NBC and MTV. Externs work with other attorneys in legal departments negotiating talent agreements, writing license agreements, or assisting with other legal matters pertaining to the entertainment business.
Law students interested in working as an extern may choose positions within judges' courts, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The externship program is designed to include both on-site work opportunities and classroom teachings in various areas of the law. In addition to valuable experience gained by working with other experienced professionals, students will receive academic credit for an externship.
Externships give law students a unique opportunity to test their skills in the field of law while still attending classes. They will gain hands-on experience in researching cases, analyzing case files and motions, and perform a variety of other legal functions in the Central District Court of California.
Externships are unpaid, but students may receive up to 14 units of externship credit toward their total credits needed for graduation. Students may choose positions within judicial clerkships, public interest organizations, government offices and corporate legal departments. All positions will help them increase the skills they will need as practicing attorneys.
Students may choose field placements in several areas, including criminal law, domestic law, civil practice, and more. There is also the Panetta Fellowship program where students work in Monterey, California, at the Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute. Here they will be exposed to law and government, political science, or public policy.
Law students may choose to work within government agencies, law offices, counsel offices, and judges' chambers. These externships give law students legal experience within the community. While working, students also receive college credit, ranging from 2-13 credits depending on the number of hours worked during the externship.
Freshman and sophomores at the University of California may apply for externships. Most of the externships are in northern and southern California. There are also some located in New York, Washington D.C. and overseas. They take place during the winter break. Students may apply for up to three externships. If chosen, they must commit to fulfilling the schedule, which generally lasts two weeks.