295.9A sec. 001 - UCDC: Law Field Placement (Fall 2023)
Instructor: Nicole Lehtman (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Susan Schechter (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 10 - 12
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
Course End: December 06, 2023
Enroll Limit: 12
As of: 09/30 08:39 AM
The UCDC Law Program is a field placement program for students engaged in externships based in Washington DC. Students are eligible to earn credit for field placements with government agencies, the Hill, or non-profit organizations. Students who obtain a full-time externship based in Washington DC or a remote part-time externship based in Washington DC must register for the UCDC Law Program field placement.
Students working full-time must be based in Washington DC and must enroll in a 3-unit companion course to accompany their field placements. Students who are working part-time remote with a placement based in Washington DC must enroll in the 1-unit companion workshop.
Students interested in the UCDC Law Program should contact: Nicole Lehtman, UCDC Program Director, at Nicole.Lehtman@ucdc.edu for additional information.
Attendance at the first 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
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Public Law and Policy
Social Justice and Public Interest
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