Program Requirements

The field placement must be:

  • a not-for-profit organization
  • government agency
  • court
  • corporation
    • Studenta may only externship with such placements when enrolled in the Corporate In-House Counsel Externship Seminar.
  • Students may not extern with a for-profit law firm unless exclusively assigned to pro bono matters.

The student:

  • must be engaged in substantive legal work
  • must be supervised by a licensed attorney
  • must work onsite in the same location as the supervising attorney, and may not work remotely.
  • must be unpaid but student may receive a stipend for out-of-pocket expenses.

Requirements for Supervisors

All supervisors are required to sign a Field Placement Agreement, which outlines their responsibilities.