HOURS and CREDITs: As we transition from R-Camden rules to the merged Rutgers Law rules, these standards apply:
Students graduating this coming May (2016) may earn 3 credits by working 168 hours (12 /week x 14 weeks) or 4 credits, 224 hours (16/week)
Other students (currenty 2L) may earn 2 credits for 120 hours of work (60/semester/credit) or 3 credits for 180 hours.
Please be aware of credit limits for "non-course" credit, which includes externship.
SYLLABUS AND OTHER COURSE INFORMATION IS NOW AVAILABLE VIA A COURSE WEBPAGE FOR PRACTICE EXTERNSHIP SPRING 2016
Externship Course Descriptions - This link connects you to the approved course description, which includes the prerequisites and content for Practice Externship, Practice Externship II, Judicial Externship and Judicial Externship II.
Externship Limits on Enrollment- This link explains how many externship credits may be earned, and reviews limits created by the noncourse rules, and limits on enrolling in clinic and externship during the same term.
Externship Application Process- Check this page carefully when you are applying for an externship for the coming term.
Judicial Chambers List- Information about federal and state courts in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
Criminal Practice List- Information about federal and state prosecutors and defenders in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Civil Practice List- Information about civil law agencies, including local, state and federal government agencies and public interest organizations.
Skills Credit- You may be able to earn skills course credit at a Practice Externship (civil or criminal). Read this to learn the requirements.
Writing Credit - for the class of 2016, you may still be able to earn basic W credit in Externship.
Externship Educational Goals- You will be asked to identify personal learning goals for your experience. This document will explain general educational goals and suggest individual goals that many students have considered important.
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.
Summer Externship- Please read this if you will have an unpaid public interest position over the summer and would like to consider earning credit.