Entertainment, Sports and Intellectual Property (ESIP) Internship Program

Entertainment, Sports and Intellectual Property Externship Program
(Beth Baier, Esq.)

1-3 credits

The Entertainment, Sports and Intellectual Property Internship Program (ESIP) consists of a work component and a class component and allows students to earn academic credit for working in a law department of an entertainment or sports industry company, talent guild or trade association, or in the intellectual property law department of a company or trade association. Students work a minimum of 60 hours per unit of credit and may receive 1-3 credits. Academic requirements include: mandatory orientation, journals between student and professor, relating to the field placement; a three-five page reflective paper at the end of the semester; an example of work product for professor review; and, satisfactory completion of work experience.  If you have been accepted into a field p placement, meet the eligibility requirements, agree to meet the course obligations and want to apply for the internship course, fill out the ESIP application

For questions about finding a field placement or eligibility, contact the Office of Career and Professional Development at 619-260-4529 or email lawcareers@sandiego.edu.  For academic related questions, contact Professor Margaret Dalton, Faculty Director, Clinical and Placement Education at 619-260-7664 or mdalton@sandiego.edu.

The Internship is graded on a Pass-Fail basis.

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