Agency Internship Program
Agency Internship (John Sansone, Esq.)
The Agency Internship Program consists of a work component and a class component. The Agency Internship Program allows students to earn academic credit for working in a law related internship position. Students work a minimum of 60 hours per unit of credit and may receive 1-3 credits. For the work component, students intern with a government agency or a nonprofit organization. During the school year, the internship employer must be in a civil field or criminal appellate law field in Southern California. During the summer, the employer can be either in a civil law field or in a trial or appellate criminal field in Southern California. Students participate in primarily on-line class sessions involving small group discussions, prepare weekly summaries of their work and complete a writing assignment. The eligibility requirements and obiligations of the program are specified here. If you have been accepted into an internship placement, meet the eligibility requirements, agree to meet the course obligations and want to apply for the internship course, fill out the Internship application. If you have any other questions, email Lizzette Herrera Castellanos@sandiego.edu or call (619) 260-2342. The internship is graded on a Pass-Fail basis.