Rutgers Law School welcomes and appreciates the relationship with government and public interest law offices and judicial chambers in our region in which our students gain invaluable experience through supervised work.  The links on this page will inform current and prospective placement locations about our program.

Summary of Responsibilities - This link explains what your office is expected to do, as well as what you can expect from the law school and the student, when a student is working in your office or chambers.

How You Request Student Interns- This link explains the process for requesting a student, and setting standards for qualifications of students.

Request to Participate- Information on this form will be used to post information about your placement opportunity for prospective students. See “how you request student externs” above for more information, first.                                       

Externship Writing Credit- RU Law students are required to earn writing credits by completing writing assignments in upper level courses.  If you will be assigning writing, read this link to determine whether your student may earn writing credit while working for you.

Externship Skills Credit- (civil or criminal placements) RU Law students are required to earn skills credits by completing at least one upper level course teaching a lawyering skill.  Read this link to determine whether your student may earn skills credit while working for you.

Externship Educational Goals- Read this link to understand general educational goals, and example of individual goals.  Your student will be asked to set personal goals for professional development, which will be reviewed with you, so that you can mentor that development.

Externship Student Practice Rules- Links to a summary and text of rules for federal and state courts in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, including instructions for students and placements about compliance with the rules.

Final Evaluation Form- Please complete this form for each student at the end of the term, discuss with the student, and send to the supervising faculty member.

 

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