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Graduate with the Experience that Employers Value

Our externship offerings provide you the opportunity to develop essential skills by working with a judge or at an approved non-profit organization or government agency. Whether you are looking to augment your studies by externing in a specific area or for a specific organization, or you want to explore your options before taking a clinic, you'll find the perfect choice among more than 50 placements.

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Combining the complementary classroom seminar and legal field placement, the JD Externship Program experience offers students the opportunity to further refine their essential lawyering skills while working for a judge, non-profit organization, or government agency.

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Immerse yourself in a legal community outside of Chicago in UIC Law’s JD Semester-in-Practice program! The Semester-in-Practice offers student externs the chance to spend a semester immersed in another legal market while completing the academic requirements they need to stay on track with graduation.

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