Externships Q & A


How many credits can I earn through externships?

Hoynes Code section 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
Appalachia Externship 1 0 1
Asylum Externship 1 0 1
The Chicago Program 8 2 10
Intercollegiate Athletics Externship 1 1 2
Public Defender Externship 1 1 2
Advanced Criminal Justice Externship 3 1 4

Who is eligible to participate in externships?

Appalachia Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls
Asylum Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls
The Chicago Program Second Semester 2Ls and 3Ls (3L preference)
Intercollegiate Athletics Externship All 2Ls and 3Ls (3L preference)
Public Defender Externship Second Semester 2Ls and all 3Ls
Advanced Criminal Justice Externship Second Semester 2Ls and all 3Ls

Other questions?

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