Placement Option I

Placement in an Externship Position — International

In partnership with Global Experiences Inc., the Maurice A. Deane School guarantees accepted students a summer placement that specifically meets the academic conditions above in one of the following cities:

Barcelona, Spain 10 Weeks Starts June 1, 2014
Dublin, Ireland 8 Weeks Starts June 7, 2014
Florence, Italy 9 Weeks Starts May 25, 2014
Milan, Italy 9 Weeks Starts May 25, 2014
London, England 8 weeks Starts June 23, 2014
Paris, France 10 Weeks Starts May 18, 2014
Sydney, Australia 8 Weeks

Starts June 7, 2014

Placements in Dublin, London, Rome and Sydney require no foreign language skills, but placements in Barcelona, Florence and Paris require relevant language proficiency.

Externship placements range from private law firms to nonprofit organizations to government entities. Learn more about the types of externships available (PDF).


All of the programs cost $8,790 and include:

  • a customized externship placement,
  • accommodations near the externship location,
  • travel medical insurance,
  • international mobile phones,
  • visa assistance,
  • on-the-ground support,
  • guidebooks and pre-departure information,
  • social activities and excursions, and (where applicable)
  • a language emersion program.

Application Process

To apply, simply fill out the Global Legal Practice Externship Program application below, making sure to attach a cover letter and resume. The program’s steering committee will review applications and accept students who are ripe for placement.

To confirm participation, accepted students must submit a $500 deposit, which is applied to the total amount owed to Hofstra Law. Once accepted, Global Experiences Inc. will work directly with the student to find an externship placement in their desired city.

Applying for and getting accepted to this program commits students to the placement process and program for the summer of 2014, which includes owing the balance of the program fee. The total program fee is billed to students in May, allowing plenty of time to pursue financial aid.

Apply now for Option I Placement in Europe or Australia

Application deadline and nonrefundable $500 deposit due date: Friday, January 31, 2014