FOR CREDIT ONLY
Summer 2010: For Credit Legal Externships
with U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and
The extern will assist in the representation of the U.S.
Government in deportation, removal, and bond proceedings;
provide advice and support to the various components of
ICE; draft motions and briefs for practice before the U.S.
Immigration Court, Board of Immigration appeals, and U.S.
District Court; and prepare memoranda dealing with complex
and novel legal issues. Previous or concurrent course work
in immigration law helpful. United States citizenship is
Location: Office of the Chief Counsel
U.S. Dept. Of Homeland Security – ICE
55 E. Monroe St., Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603
If you are interested, please submit a resume, transcript
and writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than Friday, March 5, 2010. Interviews will
be conducted in person and/or by telephone. All externs
must successfully complete a security background check.
Please notify Prof. Gross (email@example.com)
if you are selected as an extern.
Summer 2010 Judicial Externship: U.S. Department
of Justice – Immigration Court
An extern will assist a panel of seven immigration judges
by writing legal memoranda, conducting in-depth legal research
and analysis, and drafting judicial decisions. This position
offers extensive exposure to asylum and deportation law
and an excellent opportunity to improve research, writing
and analytical skills.
Location: U.S. Department of Justice
Executive Office for Immigration Review
Chicago Immigration Court
55 East Monroe Street, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60603
– Coursework and/or experience in immigration law preferred
– United States citizenship required
Application: Please submit a cover letter, resume, copy
of recent transcript (unofficial is accepted), and unedited
writing sample (5-10 pages) to Greta Hendricks via email
Applications must be received by February 1, 2010.
Interviews will be conducted in person.
Inquiries should be directed to Greta Hendricks at (312)
353-7313, ext. 232 or
If you receive an offer to extern, please notify Professor
For a complete description of all clinical programs, please
visit the Law Offices' Home Page at http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.