Externships Summer/Fall 2010 Externships are available in the following areas: Judicial (open to 1Ls for summer) Criminal * Government/Agency* Child Law* Health Law* Corporate* *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: http://www.luc.edu/law/current/pdfs/711form.pdf. 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. Judicial Externships Students may apply to approved judges within the: 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 divisions 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 Juvenile Division COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LIFESPAN (Domestic CHILDREN AND FAMILY Violence externship) SERVICES Corporate Externship Sites CHICAGO STOCK THE WILLIAM J. EXCHANGE WRIGLEY COMPANY FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) 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 ATTORNEY – Misdemeanor Division Government/Agency Sites 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 Government/Agency (cont’d) 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 MEDICAL RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN 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 CHICAGO HOSPITAL How to apply to the extern site: Please review externship course requirements http://www.luc.edu/law/academics/special/externships.ht ml. 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 hours): Follow checklist on website Once you secure an externship, the first step is completing the Externship Application and Registration Form Submit supervisor agreement, bi-weekly evaluations, and final evaluation from supervisor Attend class and successfully complete class and on-site requirements Time 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. QUESTIONS Visit: http://www.luc.edu/law/academics/ special/externships.html Please contact Maureen Kieffer (Room 1366, Phone (312) 915-7124) or Dean Faught (Room 1477, Phone (312) 915- 7131).
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