Externships are available in the
Judicial (open to 1Ls for summer)
*must have 51 credit hours to participate
711 Law License
Under Illinois State Law, students studying
for the J.D. degree who have completed 51
credit hours are eligible to apply to the
Illinois Supreme Court for a 711 license,
which allows them to practice law in an
authorized setting under the direct
supervision of a licensed attorney.
How to apply for your 711 license
711 Application forms are available at:
The Registrar's Office will sign a student's application form
once it verifies that the student has in fact successfully
completed the required 51.0 credit hours.
Students need not have the signature of a supervisor before
submitting the form to the Registrar for certification, although
this signature is necessary before the student can submit the
form to the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts.
Students may submit a completed application form to the
Registrar in room 1430.
Students may apply to approved judges
federal district court and magistrates
If you accept an interview with a federal judge-
you must be ready to accept an offer.
federal bankruptcy court
Circuit court of Cook County-chancery or law
Child Law Externship Sites
CHICAGO LAWYERS‘ DEPARTMENT OF
COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL EDUCATION, OFFICE OF
RIGHTS UNDER LAW CIVIL RIGHTS, U.S.
COOK COUNTY PUBLIC OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC
DEFENDER'S OFFICE- GUARDIAN OF COOK
CHILDREN AND FAMILY Violence externship)
Corporate Externship Sites
CHICAGO STOCK THE WILLIAM J.
EXCHANGE WRIGLEY COMPANY
Criminal Externship Sites
COOK COUNTY PUBLIC COOK COUNTY
DEFENDER'S OFFICE- SHERIFF’S EXECUTIVE
Homicide Task Force LEGAL OFFICE
COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF
STATE'S ATTORNEY'S JUSTICE (U.S.
OFFICE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE)
ILLINOIS STATE DU PAGE COUNTY
APPELLATE DEFENDER STATE’S ATTORNEY
LAKE COUNTY STATE’S
AIDS LEGAL COUNCIL OF CHICAGO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
AMERICANS UNITED FOR LIFE AGENCY, U.S.
ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO - OFFICE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
OF LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION
CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT- FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
LEGAL AFFAIRS MIDWEST REGION
CITY OF CHICAGO CORPORATION ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL -
COUNSEL Environmental Crimes
CITY OF CHICAGO, Bureau / Financial Crimes
DEPARTMENT OF LAW – Unit / Revenue / Prosecutions Bureau/
DIVISION OF BUILDINGS General Law
AND LAND USE LITIGATION INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
CITY OF CHICAGO -SEXUAL APPEALS
HARASSMENT OFFICE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
COOK COUNTY BOARD OF DISTRICT COUNSEL
COMMISSIONERS -13TH DIST. Board of Education
General Counsel to the Governor Catholic Charities
Illinois Dept. of Revenue CTA
METROPOLITAN PIER & U.S. COMMODITY
EXPOSITION AUTHORITY FUTURES TRADING
NATIONAL IMMIGRANT COMMISSION-Division of
JUSTICE CENTER –THE Enforcement
HEARTLAND ALLIANCE U.S. EXECUTIVE OFFICE
MEXICAN-AMERICAN OF IMMIGRATION REVIEW
LEGAL DEFENSE AND - OFFICE OF THE
EDUCATION FUND DISTRICT COUNSEL
(MALDEF) U.S. Dept. of Justice-ATF
SECURITIES AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE
EXCHANGE COMMISSION FOUNDATION
Office of the Cook County METRA
Assessor Legal Aid Bureau
Health Law Externship Sites
AMERICAN DENTAL RESURRECTION
ASSOCIATION MEDICAL CENTER
THE AMERICAN RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN
MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL
THE AMERICAN CENTER
ASSOCIATION- ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL
Corporate Law Division CENTER Intellectual
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY Property Externship
MEDICAL CENTER UNIVERSITY HEALTH
NORTHWESTERN SYSTEM CONSORTIUM
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNIVERSITY OF
How to apply to the extern site:
Please review externship course requirements
Jan. 27th - Feb. 10th you will be able to submit your
resume and transcript to apply for externships via
symplicity. Follow symplicity instructions handout.
If you want a specific site-apply individually. Remote
sites/extra application steps-apply on your own.
Must turn in Honor Statement to participate.
How to receive credit (2-3 credit
Follow checklist on website
Once you secure an externship, the first step is
completing the Externship Application and
Submit supervisor agreement, bi-weekly
evaluations, and final evaluation from supervisor
Attend class and successfully complete class
and on-site requirements
You are expected to work at the extern site a
minimum of 110 hours for two credits and 165
hours for three credits in addition to the other
requirements of this course.
You cannot receive credit for work performed as
an extern if you are also paid for that work.
You may receive 2 or 3 hours extern credit per
semester, and a total of 6 hours of credit during
your law school career.
Please contact Maureen Kieffer (Room
1366, Phone (312) 915-7124) or Dean
Faught (Room 1477, Phone (312) 915-