College of Law > Academics > Experiential Learning > Externship Program > Frequently Asked Questions
General Note: Students should review the Externship Manual available on this website which will answer almost all of your questions and provide further detail.
After the student has been offered an Externship, and wishes to receive academic credit for the Externship, he/she must apply by submitting the Externship Application available under Externship Forms on the Student Information page of the Externship website.
LL.M. students at DePaul can participate in the Externship Program after the completion of their first semester of enrollment. LL.M. students should verify with their program director that the Externship counts toward their program requirements.
Externships are available for the following credit hours: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. The Externship Program manages Standard Externships for 2, 3, and 4 credit hours and the Third Year in Practice Program (3YP) manages Intensive Externships for 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 credit hours. A student may only participate in an Intensive Externship if they have been accepted into 3YP.