Externships Q & A

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How many credits can I earn through externships?

Hoynes Code section 4.4.5.4 establishes a maximum of 10 hours of curricular academic credit for field work in externship courses. For purposes of this section, field work is distinguished from classroom work. The following are the number of fieldwork credits attributed to each externship course:

Course Field Work
Credits
Classroom
Credits
Total
Credits
Appalachia Externship 0 1 1
Corporate Counsel Externship 2 or 3 1 3 or 4
Intercollegiate Athletics Externship 1 1 2
Lawyering Practice Externship 2 or 3 1 3 or 4
Lawyering Practice Externship II 2 or 3 0 2 or 3
ND Law in Chicago 8 2 10
ND Law in D.C. 8 2 10
NIJC Externship 2 1 3
Public Defender Externship 1 1 2

Who is eligible to participate in externships?

Appalachia Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls
Corporate Counsel Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls
Intercollegiate Athletics Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls (3L preference)
Lawyering Practice Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls
Lawyering Practice Externship II Students who have completed Lawyering Practice Externship
ND Law in Chicago Second Semester 2Ls and 3Ls
ND Law in D.C. Second Semester 2Ls and 3Ls
NIJC Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls
Public Defender Externship Second Semester 2Ls and 3Ls

Other questions?

Please contact the Externship Coordinator, Cathy Kustner at P: 547-631-9301, F: 574-631-6725, ckustner@nd.edu.