Fall 2008 Section 001
Law 320: Supervised Externship-Fall/Spring

Schedule: Day Class
Instructor(s):
Costello, John
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 77502
Day(s): Thursday
Location: Hazel Hall 224
Time: 12:00 noon-12:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
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Syllabus: Syllabus not listed.
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: No exam.
Prerequisites: None
General Description: Through this program, students have undertaken externships in such varied places as the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Communications Commission, Capitol Hill, the Nature Conservancy, the Recording Industry of America, a variety of federal and state courts, the Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney's Office, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Legal Services offices across the country, and more. Students secure these unpaid internships on their own in a variety of ways, including through the job posting information available in CAAS and networking. This pass/fail program is offered year round, and students may earn 2 out-of-class credits for 120 hours of field work completed over the course of a semester or 3 out-of-class credits for 180 hours of field work. Students must attend tutorials during the semester. Students may register for this program after having their internship and field supervisor approved by the course instructor. For more information about the program's requirements and application process, please see the Externship Information Packet at http://www.law.gmu.edu/academics/clinics. For more information on the role and responsibilities of a Supervising Attorney in this program, please see Guidelines for Supervising Attorneys at http://www.law.gmu.edu/academics/clinics.