Externship Registration Request (FOR LL.M. STUDENTS)



LL.M. Students


Please answer the following questions to apply for an externship.  Submission of this application does not guarantee that you will be permitted to register for an externship.  You will be notified via e-mail once a decision has been made on your application.

Below is additional information about some of the Externship Program rules and requirements.  Therefore, please review the information below in its entirety before submitting your request.

Thank you for your submission.  Please note the following program requirements:


A.  Externs must complete a minimum of 150 hours at their field placement in order to receive academic credit.  Field placement work must be spread out for the entire ten week summer semester so that externs are completing field placement work during each week in which externship classes are in session.

B. The mandatory full day orientation for all externship students is Friday, May 17, 2019.

C.  For the Summer semester, externs must begin field placement work by the end of the first week of classes.

D.  In order to receive academic credit, externs must be registered for the appropriate colloquium course.  The practicum is optional.  Students must also have taken and passed or concurrently be enrolled in Professional Responsiblity. 

E. The field placement must be a pre-approved placement.   If you are unsure if your placement is an approved placement please email lawexternships@wayne.edu.

F.  Externs receiving monetary remuneration for their field placement work may not register for the practicum course.

If you have questions about this form or the Externship Program, please contact Professor Rebecca Robichaud, Assistant Director of Externship Programs, at lawexternships@wayne.edu.


Fields with asterisks (*) are required.

Was your previous law degree from a U.S. law school or a non-U.S. law school? *
Please select the LL.M. Program for which you are a part. *
Are you a full-time or part-time student? *
Have you been enrolled as a full-time student for at least two semesters? *
Please select the type of externship for which you want to register. *
Is this an approved placement? *

If this is not an approved placement, please submit this application and then contact Prof. D'lorah Hughes.

Which semester will you be registering for the externship? *
Will you be registering for a colloquium and a practicum or only a colloquium? *
If registering for the colloquium only, will you work 150 hours or more at the placement?

If no, please submit this application and then contact Prof. D'lorah Hughes.

Have you taken and passed LEX 6800 Professional Responsibility and the Legal Profession or will you be taking the course concurrently with the externship? *
Have you completed the equivalent of all of the required first-year courses? *
Are you in good academic standing? *