Course Requirements


In the Residency Externship Program: Semester-in-Practice, students earn 10 ​pass/fail credits for completing fieldwork hours and participating in corresponding externship class meetings by:

  • Working full-time (approx. 40 hours/week) over 14 weeks in either the fall or spring semesters. Students must complete a minimum of 500 fieldwork hours;

  • Attending a pre-departure orientation (covering: course requirements; confidentiality; managing assignments, obtaining feedback, professionalism, research refresher, etc.);

  • Participating in the Externship Class via WebX, Adobe Connect, Skype or other online platform;

  • Submitting weekly report of hours and activities;

  • Submitting weekly reflective journals;

  • Completing with supervisor 2 evaluations: Week 8, mid-term evaluation and Week 14, final evaluation.
Additional Credit: Student can take supplemental classes at an ABA-approved law school to earn additional credit.