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The Hinckley Institute of Politics currently places students in externships in a variety of government institutions and non-profit organizations outside of Utah. A complete description of the program is on the Hinckley Institute National Internships website.

Placements:  The Hinckley Institute may allow a student to set up his own externship placement. Students who arrange their own placements should submit a proposal to Gina Shipley at the Hinckley Institute with other application materials.

Application:  The Hinckley Institute website has full details on the application process and deadlines.

Course:  Students will take HNKLY 6922 Internship:  Graduate National (3 cr./graded), syllabus. The course includes readings pertinent to the internship placement, a policy paper, reflective essays, and weekly emails to the Clinical Program and Hinckley Institute of Politics. The supervisor evaluation of the extern is 25% of the student’s grade.

Registration:  To register for the Hinckley course, students must obtain a registration permission number from the Hinckley Institute and complete the Petition for Non-Law School Credit” form. The College of Law Registrar will arrange registration after the student submits the completed form and permission number. Students must earn a “B” or better for the course to count towards the student’s law school graduation requirements. To enroll in the externship, students must complete the application form after their placement has been confirmed by the Hinckley Institute.

Scholarships:  Housing and scholarships may be available through Hinckley.  For more information see the Hinckley Institute Scholarship Page.

HNKLY 6922: Internship, Graduate National      Every Semester

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