This experiential course allows students to earn credit for legal work performed while placed with a government agency, legal non-profit, or court. Students in good standing with a GPA of 2.0 or higher may apply to enroll in the externship course for 1, 2, or 3 credits beginning the summer after their 1L year. Students must receive an offer from a qualifying placement and instructor approval to enroll. This course cannot be used to satisfy the writing requirement. This is a pass/fail course with a regular classroom component. Students must devote at least 60 hours of work to this course per each credit hour for which they are enrolled. Students completing the course earn experiential learning credits equivalent to the credit hours earned in the course, and one skills credit.
Under no circumstances may a student elect any combination of course numbers LAW L898, LAW G898, LAW L899, LAW G899, and LAW L900 that would result in more than six hours.