Our Externship Program provides second-year (2L), third-year (3L) and domestic LL.M. students an opportunity to gain practical legal experience by working with local, national, and international corporations, government agencies, public interest organizations and the judiciary for academic credit. Students gain practical legal experience by working under the supervision of lawyers, which is supplemented and enhanced by a corresponding academic course.
In order for a student to participate in and receive academic credit for his/her participation in the Externship Program, the student must:
All externship placements are subject to the approval of the Miami Law Externship Program Committee.
If you are interested in participating in the Externship Program, please contact Sajani Desai of the Career Development Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Summer 2014 Session of the Externship Program
A student who secured his/her own legal internship and would like to submit it for approval will be required to follow the steps on the CDO Fact Sheet (due on or before Thursday, May 1, 2014)
Summer 2014 Student-Agency Agreement (due on or before Friday, May 9, 2014)
Quick points for the Summer 2014 Externship Program:
To earn 3 credits, a student must work at least 200 hours at an approved externship placement and complete the Externship Program Course.
To earn 6 credits, a student must work at least 400 hours at an approved externship placement and complete the Externship Program Course.
For the Summer 2014 Program, students are required to attend a mandatory orientation class. The class is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 12, 2014. No exceptions will be made to this requirement.
After attendance of the mandatory orientation class, the remainder of the academic class will be administered online which will include a research component, written assignments, and interactive modules
For specific questions about the academic courses, please contact Professor Jennifer Zawid at email@example.com.
Policies attached to the Externship Program: