Duke Law in DC: Federal Policy Making, Externship INACTIVE

SUPERSEDED BY LAW 679 (Fall 2013) This 9-credit integrated externship complements course LAW 601, Duke Law in DC Federal Policymaking. The semester-long Duke Law in DC externship provides an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience, with an emphasis on public policy creation and legislative advocacy. Students secure full-time externship positions with policymaking entities and offices, including: Congressional members' offices, House or Senate Committees, legislative affairs offices within government agencies, and DC-area not-for-profit organizations, among many other opportunities. This 9-credit externship is one of three components of the Duke Law in DC experience, which also includes a weekly seminar course and a substantial research paper.

The program is open to second- and third-year students, by permission only.
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