ND Law in D.C.
ND Law in D.C. offers an opportunity for semester-long externships in the nation’s capital. The program, which debuted in January 2015, allows students to work four days per week in federal government-related positions, including federal agencies, executive branch offices, congressional offices and committees, federal courts and non-profit groups engaged in policy research or advocacy. It is a Spring-semester only program.
- General Information
- Placement Information
- Application Process
- Financial Aid Information
- Information and Guidance for Supervisors
- Professionalism in Interviewing
- Cover Letter Guide
- 30-minute Informational Video
Students earn eight academic credits for their field placements and also participate in a two-credit seminar taught weekly in DC by an NDLS faculty member. The seminar is designed to help students maximize the learning from their externships by reflecting on the legal profession, ethics, practice skills, and their own professional development. Students must also earn a minimum of four additional academic credits through course work that is not associated with the externship. Students may participate in home campus classes through a video link, undertake directed readings, and earn journal credits, among other options.
For further information, contact the following:
Coordinator, ND Law in D.C.
1341 Biolchini Hall of Law