Exciting and Prestigious Law Firm Externship Opportunities for the Spring 2022 Legal Externship Program

Exciting and Prestigious Law Firm Externship Opportunities for the Spring 2022 Legal Externship Program

For Credit Only (4 Credits)

As part of Chicago-Kent’s Spring 2022 Legal Externship Program, the two prestigious law firms listed below will select a Chicago-Kent student extern. The extern receives 4 (Pass/Fail) credit hours and must devote 16 hours a week to fieldwork at one of the firms. There will also be an accompanying classroom component on designated Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.

Take advantage of these exciting opportunities!

Participating Firms & Practice Areas:

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

In Person

The selected extern will work in 3 groups: Business Litigation, Government Litigation and Insurance.

Seyfarth Shaw, LLP


The selected extern will essentially become a member of the firm’s IP group for a semester, performing legal research and writing in copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, advertising, privacy, Internet, and other related IP issues. The position is not limited to people with technical backgrounds. 

To Apply to One of the Above Firms:

Only 2Ls and 3Ls can apply and you must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.3.

Please submit your resume, unofficial transcript and writing sample to Suzanne Blaz (sblaz@kentlaw.iit.edu) by Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Please indicate to which firm(s) you are applying.

Do not apply directly to the law firm.

Each firm will conduct its own selection process. You must accept the first offer you receive and cannot withdraw after your acceptance with the respective firm.


If you have any questions, contact Professor Gross.