295.6C sec. 001 - Environmental Field Placement (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Susan Schechter (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4 - 12
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Course End: November 24, 2020
Enroll Limit: 30
As of: 09/23 05:03 PM
Environmental Field Placements are the field placement component that accompanies the Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar or the Field Placement Workshop. Students should see: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for a description of the Field Placement Program including application instructions and list of approved environmental field placements or they may propose their own placements with non-profits or government agencies working in the environmental field. Students receive credit based on legal work under the supervision of a full-time attorney. Students start and end dates are expected to track the academic calendar. Students complete an application available on the website and once it is approved, they will receive their class numbers for the placement and the accompanying Seminar or Workshop. Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director is available to help students identify appropriate placements. Please go to: sschechter.youcanbook.me to schedule an appointment.
Real-time attendance at the first Zoom class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Environmental and Energy Law
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