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Government and Nonprofit Externship Program

Through participation in the Externship Programs, students can earn academic credit for work with a nonprofit organization, a government agency, or a member of the judiciary. LL.M. students may be eligible for the program on a case‐by-case basis.

Why should I seek an externship placement? How do I apply for a placement? How do I receive academic credit? Student Spotlight

 

Academic Credit

Applying to the Government and Nonprofit Externship Program

Students must first secure their position at a government agency or nonprofit organization prior to applying for academic credit through the Government/Nonprofit Externship Program.

For more information regarding the Government/Nonprofit Externship Program, please contact Professor Erma Bonadero at ecbonade@central.uh.edu.

Semesters

Credit Hours

Grading

UHLC’s Prerequisites

Fall; Spring

2-6

Pass/Fail

Completed 1L year; good academic standing

Summer 1 (entire summer)

2-6

Pass/Fail

Completed 1L year; good academic standing

Summer 2; Summer 4 (5-week sessions) 2-3 Pass/Fail Completed 1L year; good academic standing

Placements may have additional specific prerequisites.

Externship Application       Guidelines for Academic Credit