Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2019


Mary Adie

Cornell Affiliations:

School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions (SCE)


Opportunity Description

If you're thinking about becoming a lawyer—or simply want to know more about the law and how it affects our everyday lives—you're invited to be a part of the Cornell University Prelaw Program.

This intensive, six-week program taught in New York City is directed by C. Evan Stewart, one of America's most distinguished lawyers.

Program features

  • A four-credit course, The American Legal System, taught using the Socratic method used at most U.S. law schools
  • A limited number of selective internship placements at law firms or in the legal department of a corporation, government agency, or nonprofit organization
  • The opportunity to explore the law and culture of New York City


The program is designed for undergraduates who have completed their sophomore year or higher and for college graduates who wish to gain an accurate, comprehensive understanding of America's legal system.

Admission to the program is on a rolling basis. Because of the intensive and individualized nature of the program, enrollment is strictly limited and you're encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

"A great experience—living in NYC, getting exposure to great legal minds, and working at high-powered internships we could never get on our own."