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Southern Illinois University Carbondale


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Semester-in-Practice Programs

Our Semester-in-Practice programs allow students to study away from the law school in Carbondale while earning a full semester’s academic credit. Each program combines a substantial externship opportunity with courses related to a particular field of study.

 

The Law and Government Program offers students externship opportunities in Springfield, Illinois, the state capital, that focus on state and local governments. Click here for brochure. For more information you may contact:

Professor Thomas Britton
tbritton@siu.edu
618.453.8980

 

The Health Law & Policy Program also offers students externship opportunities in Springfield, Illinois, with a focus on health law and policy. Click here for brochure. For more information you may contact:

Professor Michele Mekel
mmekel@law.siu.edu
618.453.8730

 

The Criminal Trial Practice Program focuses on criminal law and allows students the opportunity to work at the Missouri Public Defender’s Office in Jackson, Missouri, and the State's Attorney Office in Cook County, Illinois. Other locations may be available as well. Click here for brochure. For more information you may contact:

Professor William A. Schroeder
wschroe@siu.edu
618.453.8747