Course Details

Law Practice Field Studies

This course is open to (1) JD students who will be doing a paid or unpaid internship during the summer following their first or second year of law school in a country other than their home country and (2) JD students doing an unpaid internship during the summer following their first or second year of law school which does not qualify for one of the Law School’s Practicum courses. In this course, students will engage further in the legal and professional issues they encounter in their summer internships, develop understanding of cross-cultural aspects of the practice of law, engage in and apply self-reflection, learn about American and global law firms, and the career path of international lawyers. Students maintain reflective journals analyzing their internship experiences and responding to questions about their internships. At the end of the internship, students submit either a final paper or a final project. International students on F-1 visa should be able to use Curricular Practical Training (CPT) work authorization to take this course and pursue internships.

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 659


Course History

Summer 2022
Title: Law Practice Field Studies
Faculty: Litwin, Yotvat Adi
Section: 1     Credits: 1.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24