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LWYP597 International Business Internship-Paris (Closed) (Michael Devitt)

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

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.


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