Judicial/Governmental Externship
Proposal Packet Instructions

All the information requested on the Externship Proposal is required.  Please do not submit the Proposal until it is complete, signed and dated. The Individual Study Form must be submitted along with the Proposal Packet.

Click here to access the Externship Proposal Packet.

Click here to access the Individual Study Form pdf

If you are unsure of the specific tasks you will perform, or whether you will be able to supply any work product, please state that in your Proposal and give an estimated time when that information will be provided to Professor Boland.

Please insure that the information in the "Plan for Review and Evaluation of Externship" section of the Proposal is complete before submission.  You may copy it verbatim. 

Please sign and date your Proposal and submit it along with the completed Individual Study Form (or scan and email) to Anca Potoan.

If you are requesting new site approval, please submit, along with the Proposal and Individual Study Form, any documentation you have from the site supervisor accepting you as an Extern.  New site approval requests are expected to be submitted by the following dates:

Fall semester externships: April 15th

Spring semester externships: October 15th

Summer externships:  March 1st

In addition, please attach a statement from the site supervisor for the new site which includes a statement of goals and objectives for the externship and the proposed activities by which the goals and objectives will be achieved (an email from the supervisor is acceptable). 

All new sites must be approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services.  This process can take several weeks, so please submit your proposal promptly. 

NOTE:  You cannot receive credit for any hours worked prior to approval.