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College of Law

Externships

Course Number: 6960
Professor: Ken Chestek
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 1-3
Semester Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer (Online)
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: The externship program provides second and third year students with an opportunity to learn through practice by working directly with attorneys or judges for academic credit. Externship placements are limited to judges, government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and must be pre-approved by the Externship Program Director.

Course Materials:
Course Format: Online, written assignment are due weekly. Students will be informed of the specific date applications are due which is generally after the advising period.
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Basis for Grading Student Performance: Grading is S/U.
Other Comments: A complete listing of summer and fall externship positions is available at http://www.uwyo.edu/law/current/experiential/legal-externships.html.  Students may not participate in the externship program and a legal clinic in the same semester except with permission of both directors.

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