Clinical Externship: Civil and Human Rights

To earn credit, externs will participate in both 140 hours of fieldwork and a seminar which meets seven times during the semester.

Fieldwork (140 hours): Externs will work on human rights projects at non-governmental organizations, the International Human Rights Committee of the New York City Bar Association and the United Nations.

Seminar: This seminar will explore topics which include: goal-setting, supervision, legal research, ethical issues in practice, professionalism and, through students presentations, a variety of issues raised in individual fieldwork settings.

Credits: 3 (Seminar 1, Fieldwork 2)

Type: CLN

Does this course satisfy the writing requirement? No

Does this course satisfy the skills requirement? No

When is this course offered? Fall and Spring semesters

Additional information: Permission needed by department