Explore areas of law that matter to you. Wake Forest University School of Law offers a variety of summer learning opportunities for rising second-year and third-year JD students.
One week intensives are designed to give Wake Forest Law students the opportunity to learn and develop the skills employers need for their firms and organizations.
Each summer, Wake Forest School of Law offers online courses as well as residential courses taught at our Winston-Salem campus.
Put legal theory into action through field placements. Spend your summer gaining practical experience from employers while earning course credit.View Externships »
This summer, Wake Forest School of Law is offering a for-credit study abroad opportunity in Venice. This program provides a comparative view of U.S. law with that of the host country.About Study Abroad »
These intensive courses give you the opportunity to sharpen in-demand skills that are sought by employers. Harnessing the industry experience of Wake Forest faculty and alumni, these one-week, one-credit courses are designed to let you concentrate on distinct practice areas of the law. You’ll acquire real-world experience that gives you the knowledge and skills that firms and organizations are seeking in new associates.
These summer intensives are offered synchronously and will meet online at specific dates and times. Current Wake Forest University students can register for these intensives through the registration portal beginning on Monday, March 21, 2022. Register by Sunday, May 29, 2022.
Tuition for intensives is $1,700 per course. Summer financial aid is available if you are registered for at least 3 credit hours. Institutional scholarships cannot be applied toward summer courses.
Summer Intensives do count toward your limit of nine hours of pass/fail credit.Register for Intensives »
Current Wake Forest University students can register for these courses through the registration portal beginning on Monday, March 21, 2022. Register by Sunday, May 29, 2022.
Tuition for summer courses is $1,700 per credit hour. Summer financial aid is available if you are registered for at least 3 credit hours. Institutional scholarships cannot be applied toward summer courses.
You may register for 2 summer courses. If you wish to register for additional courses, please contact Chris Martin, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs.
Please note that a minimum enrollment of 6 students is required for each course.Register for Courses »
Summer externships provide unique working and learning opportunities to put legal theory into action through field placements. Each externship placement is complemented by classroom instruction taught by Wake Forest School of Law faculty.
Spend a month in Charlotte or another city in the Carolinas practicing in a business setting. The program includes an externship placement where you will work on issues affecting corporations. For placements outside Charlotte, course work is handled by distance education.Learn More »
Engage in the kinds of tasks performed by law clerks under the immediate supervision of an experienced attorney. This is a unique opportunity to work in some of America's most vibrant courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.Learn More »