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Summer Abroa 2013 Class Descriptions: Clinics and Externships

International Business Internship-Barcelona (LWYB597)

Instructor(s): StaffStaff

2 credit(s)
Requirement(s): Skills
Concentration(s): Study Abroad

Students participate in practicing law related to international business transactions, including contract, financial, commercial, tax, European Union Law, labor, securities, etc. After being prepared to function in the legal environment, each student will work for a law firm in Barcelona. The experience depends on the work in the office assigned. Students may participate in client interviews, negotiating sessions, meeting with government representatives, strategy sessions, and arbitration or litigation. The student may gather facts, and may draft, review, or translate contracts, opinion letters, trial or arbitration documents, and the like. Seminars integrate the work experience. These internships are open to students who have completed at least two full years of law school and require Spanish language skills. Students interested in these opportunities are encouraged to complete their applications by February 1, 2013; applicants will be contacted with information on the separate internship application process. No Exam (Graded HP, P, LP, F) MTWThF 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Program dates - May 27-June 21, 2013)

International Business Internship-London (Closed) (LWYL593)

Instructor(s): Walter Heiser

3 credit(s)
Requirement(s): Skills
Concentration(s): Study Abroad

Students participate in the practice of business law or litigation with a London solicitor, barrister or corporate counsel. Each student's experience depends on the placement's practice. The student may observe client interviews, negotiating sessions, meetings with government representatives, strategy sessions with the firm, and court trials. (S)he may gather facts, and may draft and review contracts, opinion letters, or trial or arbitration documents. Seminars, simulated exercises and a paper integrate the work experience. A limited number of internships are available. Students interested in these opportunities are encouraged to complete their applications by February 1, 2013; applicants will be contacted with information on the separate internship application process. No Exam (Graded HP, P, LP, F). MTWThF various hours, but often until after 6:00 p.m. Program dates: July 1-August 3, 2013

Note: Course is full. No longer accepting applications.

International Business Internship-Paris (Closed) (LWYP597)

Instructor(s): Michael Devitt

3 credit(s)
Requirement(s): Skills
Concentration(s): Study Abroad

Students participate in practicing law related to international business transactions, including contract, financial, commercial, tax, European Union Law, labor, securities, etc. After being prepared to function in the legal environment, each student will work for a law firm in Paris. The experience depends on the work in the office in which (s)he is placed. (S)he may participate in client interviews, negotiating sessions, meetings with government representatives, strategy sessions, and arbitration or litigation. The student may gather facts, and may draft, review, or translate contracts, opinion letters, trial or arbitration documents, and the like. Seminars integrate the work experience. Internships with international organizations are possible. A limited number of internships are available. Students interested in these opportunities are encouraged to complete their applications by February 1, 2013; applicants will be contacted with information on the separate internship application process. Some internships are open to students who have completed their first-year of law school and have no language requirements. Other internships may require either advanced pre-requisite courses or basic French language skills. Graded HP, P, LP, F). No exam (3 cr) MTWThF 9 a.m. - 6:00p.m. (Program dates - July 1-August 3, 2013)

Note: Course is full. No longer accepting applications.