The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Washington, D.C. Externship Program
Students at the University of San Diego School of Law may choose to work for an attorney, a government or public interest agency, non-profit trade association, or with a judge. The work experience will teach them various aspects of the law at work in real settings. Students must be in their second or third year of law school in order to apply.
Externships are offered each Spring with only 20 students chosen for the program. Up to 12 credits are earned through the program. The program requires 60 hours of work for each credit. Work credit accounts for 7 credits. Two credits are earned through courses on administrative law, agency practice, or legislative process, and three credits are earned for an Externship Seminar. The courses are graded credit courses. All courses are required and part of the externship program.
What's the difference between internships and externships?
The externship program was established in partnership with Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Students interested in applying for an externship may contact the University of San Diego School of Law Career Services. All students applying must be in good academic standing at the university.
The location is usually in DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
For more details, visit www.sandiego.edu/law/academics/clinical_education/programs/washington_externship.php