Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Legal Internship Program

Legal Internship applications are due November 16. The legal internship program places selected students with various judges and attorneys. Recent placements have included several Circuit Court judges, Law firms, the State's Attorney's Office, the Public Defenders Office, law firms, the ACLU, and other legal advocacy groups. In their field work, students have learned various professional skills including legal research and writing, interviewing, negotiation, mediation, advocacy, etc. This program also gives students insight into the administration of justice, and into the relationship of courts to other institutions, electorate, and to individuals. Students earn 7 credits through successful completion of the internship program.

You must have junior standing and at least a 3.0 GPA to qualify.

If intersted download the information sheet and the application (Both are MS Word documents).

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