Loyola University New Orleans College of Law's Externship Program permits students to receive academic credit while gaining practical and substantive experience in legal placements, attending and participating in a bi-weekly class, maintaining a journal based on the experience obtained in the externship placement and producing a portfolio of their work based on their legal research and writing. Students are eligible for an externship opportunity beginning the summer after their 1L year.
The Program is part of the Office of Law Skills and Experiential Learning, which office also includes the Skills Curriculum. The Externship Program focuses on:
Through the Externship Program, students at Loyola's College of Law gain hands-on experience while making real impacts in courtrooms, governmental agencies and non-profit organizations. We invite students to view our website, and any additional questions regarding the Externship Program, should be directed to Heather Gattuso Lambert, Esq., Externship Liaison, at (504) 861-5649 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those interested in Loyola's externship program are encouraged to review our Field Placement Manual.