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Experiential Learning Opportunities

Experiential Learning Opportunities

At the University of Wyoming, we highly value hands-on experiential learning.  In addition to your courses, you're invited to engage in credit-earning opportunities outside of the classroom.  The credits offered varies with each opportunity, so please read the information available on each page carefully.

The University of Wyoming is consistently named one of the Best Schools for Practical Training!

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Six types of clinics are available, each designed to provide an in-depth learning experience surrounding a topic. Topics include Defender Aid, Prosecution Assistance, Civil Legal Services, Family and Child Legal Advocacy Clinic, Environmental and Natural Resources, and International Human Rights.

Since 2013, the College of Law has proudly offered a "Clinic Guarantee," ensuring that every interested student is afforded an opportunity to participate in one of our legal clinics. 

> Learn more about clinics!


Estate Planning Practicum

The Estate Planning Practicum provides law students with experience in transactional legal services, including simple wills and estate planning advice, to low income individuals in Wyoming

> Learn more about the practicum! 

Business Law Practicum

The Business Law Practicum provides law students with experience in the legal tasks involved in starting a business for actual clients, for hypothetical clients, or both. 

> Learn more about the practicum! 

Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources Practicum

The Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources Practicum provides third year students with the opportunity to learn about the practice of law in the areas of energy, environmental and natural resources law.

> Learn more about the practicum!
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Summer Trial Institute

Summer Trial Institute provides students with an rigorous training experience in the courtroom, while interacting and gaining feedback from faculty and experienced practitioners.

> Learn more about Summer Trial Institute! 


Legal Externships

Legal externships allow students to select a firm, organization, or agency of their choice to gain experience practicing law in a work setting.

> Learn more about legal externships!


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