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Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Externships

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Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Externships are available to third- and fourth-year medical students. The externship program gives medical students an opportunity to take their elective courses at other medical institutions, or at a hospital located outside the U.S. Externships are an excellent way for students to apply their classroom knowledge in a hands-on medical setting.

Loyola Law School Externship Program

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Loyola Law School Externship Program is a great way for law students to practice law through work in specialized offices. Students must be in at least their second year of law school to apply.

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.

University of Maine School of Law Externships

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University of Maine School of Law Externships are for second- and third-year law students at the University of Maine School of Law. Externships give students insight into various facets of actual law practice.

Externships are unpaid but students may earn up to six credit hours for participation. Through placement within various legal settings, students may observe how law is practiced. This will help increase their skills and prepare them for a career in law. Students are mentored by experienced professionals who give them valuable feedback on their work. They also receive guidance from faculty members.

Cumberland School of Law Externships

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Cumberland School of Law Externships offer law students an excellent opportunity to gain an inside view into the practice of law and earn college credit at the same time. Externships are unpaid and available to students in their second or third year of law school.

As an extern, students will work with experienced attorneys outside the classroom in areas such as judges chambers, corporate legal departments, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Externships are offered during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

SMU Dedman School of Law Externships

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SMU Dedman School of Law Externships provide experience outside the classroom for law students currently attending the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas.

Eligible students must have completed 30 hours of course work before applying and also be in good academic standing. The externships are unpaid; students may receive one credit for every 60 hours worked per semester. Although students may apply for more than one externship, they may only receive credit for one.

Emory University School of Law Externship Program

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Emory University School of Law Externship Program gives students practical experience outside the classroom and a glimpse into the real world of law practice. It is open to second- and third-year law students.

Eligible students accepted into the program work a total of 120 hours in a field placement and receive 3 hours of college credit; the externship is unpaid. Students may choose any one of over 80 positions available within corporations, the legal system, judges and non-profit organizations in the Atlanta area.

Kent College of Law Legal Externship Program

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Kent College of Law students at the Illinois Institute of Technology can receive up to four hours of academic credit and great on-the-job experience by participating in the legal externship program.

The externship program is unpaid but gives law students valuable insight into various areas of law practice. The program is 14 weeks long and is offered in the Fall and Summer. Applications are now being taken for the Fall program.

Santa Clara Law Externships

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Law students at Santa Clara University School of Law have an opportunity to practice their trade while still in college through the Santa Clara Law Externships. Externships take classroom knowledge outside school and into the field where students can increase their learning.

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.

Golden Gate University Law Externship Clinics

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Law students at Golden Gate University have a chance to see what it will be like to actually practice law by applying for a law externship clinic. Externships are available in the Fall, Spring and Summer.

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.

University of Maryland School of Law Externship Program

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Law students at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law have an opportunity to experience their career first-hand by participating in an externship. Students with an interest in governmental and not-for-profit organizations are encouraged to apply.

Externships provide outside-the-classroom experience while earning college credit; a range of 3 - 11 credits are possible. The externship program provides field work experience along with a mandatory field-specific workshop that earns students 1 -2 college credit.

Gonzaga Law Externship Program

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Students who have completed their first year of law school at Gonzaga University School of Law may apply for the Gonzaga Law Externship Program. The program gives law students practical experience external to the classroom.

Externships are unpaid work-for-experience opportunities that allow law students to not only gain insight to the workings of the legal system but receive college credit at the same time. Students can earn up to 15 credits for their externship experience. The guideline is one credit hour for every 60 hours of work.

John C. Keeney Semester in Washington Program

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Law students at Penn State School of Law can take their education outside the classroom by applying for the John C. Keeney Semester in Washington externship program. This program offers a work opportunity in Washington, D.C. for students in their third year of law school.

Students selected for the externship will spend an entire semester in Washington, D.C. What does an externship provide? It gives real-life experience to students who want to practice in the area of federal law. Approved agencies include a federal government agency, nonprofit organization or public interest group.

Charleston School of Law Externship Program

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The Charleston School of Law offers an opportunity for college law students to work in a legal setting and gain career experience outside the classroom. The externship program is designed for students to gain practical experience in a variety of legal professions and earn college credit at the same time.

Students who have completed their first year of law school and are in good academic standing may apply. They begin by taking the Externship Course. They may then apply for an externship position. Students may work in a variety of positions throughout the community in a legal capacity. Examples include South Carolina Supreme Court, Charleston County Public Defender's Office, U.S. Attorney's Office, U.S. District Court, City of Charleston Housing Authority, and many more.

University of Virginia School of Law Externships

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The University of Virginia School of Law offers part-time and full-time externship opportunities for students in their second or third year of law school. Externship positions are available at a government office or agency or a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization.

Local, part-time externships are for students who can work 10 hours per week at a local organization. It also requires reading and writing assignments and gives students experience plus three academic credits. Full-time externships are also available and can be local, national or even international. Full-time externship students work 40 hours per week and receive 12 college credits.

George Mason University School of Law Supervised Externship Program

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Law students at George Mason University School of Law have many options when it comes to externships. The university's supervised externships give law students a chance to utilize their education by working for various organizations in a legal capacity.

Students must have completed at least a third of their courses in law school before applying for an externship. The externship takes them outside the classroom and into real work settings, such as the Executive Office of the President, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney's Office, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Penn State Law’s International Justice Externship

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Penn State Law’s International Justice Externship gives law students an international experience and an opportunity to gain professional experience in law within a global arena. Law students interested in international criminal law are encouraged to apply.

The externship is offered in the Fall and Spring for law students at Penn State. Students accepted into the program will work directly with experienced prosecutors at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Special Court for Sierra Leone, both located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Georgetown University Law Center Clinics

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Georgetown University Law Center offers 15 different clinics each year to law students working on their J.D. The clinics give students an opportunity to prepare cases and represent real clients.

Clinics combine classroom theory with actual legal practice. Law students will represent actual clients and be responsible for all the legal work performed, including research and investigation, case planning, client representation and pleading the client's case in court. Clinics cover several areas such as women's rights, domestic violence, juvenile justice, prisoner advocacy, federal legislation and more.

University of Pennsylvania Law School Externship Program

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Students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School have an opportunity to gain real-life law experience and get college credit at the same time by applying for an externship program. The program assigns students to work in organizations and government offices to apply their classroom learning in the field of law.

Externships are offered to second- and third-year law students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Externships last one semester. Students may work at a government office, non-profit organization or legal firm. The program supplements classroom learning by giving students real experience in the field of law. The program is designed to help students advance their career goals and develop professional values that will prepare them for a career in law.

Villanova University School of Law Externship Program

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Villanova University School of Law Externship Program offers externship opportunities for law students that allows them to experience the legal profession in a real world setting. Academic credit is available for the externship.

The program includes over 30 approved externship field placements. Students participating in the program may work at law firms, government agencies, or non-profit organizations. Their work will be supervised by a practicing lawyer at the participating organization and a faculty advisor from the school of law.

Georgetown Law Externships

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Externships are a great way for law students at Georgetown University to experience working in law within the public sector. Training external to the classroom is available through the unpaid externship program that allows students to work in various work environments.

Students accepted into the externship program may choose to work for the federal government, on the Hill, in judicial chambers, or in local or national non-profit agencies. Students must have completed one year of coursework before applying. They must also complete the course requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the program.