Spring 2018 Joint Application for Clinics and Externships

Externships/Clinics:

Select the externships and clinics in which you're interested by ranking the preference of the externship or clinic. You do not need to select a rank by every placement. Only rank those you are interested in. Selecting rank 1 indicates first choice.

DO NOT USE THE SAME RANKING MORE THAN ONCE!

Public Interest/Non-Profit Externship:

If you are interested in the Public Interest/Non-Profit Externship, please rank the following placements. You do not need to select a rank by every placement. Only rank those you are interested in. You can find a description of these placements on the Law Center website.

Select the externship(s) in which you're interested by ranking the preference of externship selected. Selecting rank 1 indicates first choice.

DO NOT USE THE SAME RANKING MORE THAN ONCE!

We have offered the agencies below during previous semesters, however we cannot guarantee that they will all be available next semester.

Employment and Experience

Statement of Interest

Please provide a Statement of Interest as to why you chose the clinic(s) or externship(s) indicated above.

In the Statement of Interest, please answer the following questions:

  • Why are you applying for a clinic or externship?
  • What do you hope to get out of your clinic or externship experience?
  • What area or areas of law most interest you, and why?
  • What area or areas of law do not interest you?
  • What other coursework are you planning to take during the coming semester?
  • What do you see yourself doing in five years?
  • Are you interested in litigation? Transactional work? Policy work? Other types of practice?
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Enrollment Agreement

If and when you are accepted to participate in any externship or clinic you will be registered for the course and will not be allowed to "drop" or otherwise withdraw from the course without faculty approval. Please consider your willingness to commit to an externship or clinic course prior to applying.

I understand that my enrollment in a clinic and externship is subject to faculty discretion. I will be registered and participate in the program for the entire semester and may not drop or otherwise withdraw from the course without faculty permission. I also understand that I may be removed and withdrawn from the course if my performance is inadequate and understand my withdrawal will result in a failing grade.

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