Students enrolled in the Norton Rose Fulbright LLP Corporate Counsel Externship are placed in the legal department of a business oriented organization on a part-time basis for one academic term. The program is composed of 7 credits in total. 5 credits are allocated to the experiential component (Law 379) and 2 credits are allocated to the academic component (Law 380).
The purpose of the Externship is to provide students with an opportunity to:
- Learn directly from experienced corporate counsel in a supportive educational environment;
- Apply theoretical concepts learned in the classroom to practical legal and business matters in a particular industry;
- Gain solicitor’s practice based experience in a supervised environment; and
- Develop a deeper understanding of professional ethics and professional responsibility in practice.
Fall 2022 Term
September 6, 2022 to December 5, 2022
(excluding Fall Term Break: November 9 - 11)
Spring 2023 Term
January 9, 2023 to April 12, 2023
(excluding Reading Week: February 20-24, 2023)
The Externship is designed for students to be at the organization for 16 hours per week. This is typically divided into 2 days per week, 8 hours per day. Therefore, students should plan their courses accordingly.
About the Externship
This Externship is generously supported by: