University of California Irvine School of Law Externships
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.
Students must plan ahead for externships, which are usually offered during the summer session, by signing up early for the courses required in order to apply for an externship. They must complete the prerequisite courses and work the required number of hours at their externship in order to receive college credit.
What's the difference between internships and externships?
The externship program is offered through the University of California Irvine School of Law to give law students more experiential learning in their field. It is designed to increase their knowledge and skills in the areas of research, writing, analytics, problem solving and knowledge of law to help prepare them for careers in the legal profession.
The location is usually in CALIFORNIA.
For more details, visit http://www.law.uci.edu/academics/real-life-learning/externships/