Center for Tax Law & Employee Benefits

Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration Externship

Term: Any semester
Location: Chicago
Credits: 3-4
Eligible Candidates: JD/LLM in Employee Benefits, LLM in Employee Benefits, and JD/LLM in Tax Law and LLM in Tax Law with a concentration on employee benefits
Deadline: Four weeks before the beginning of the semester

Degree candidates selected to participate in this program work with the attorneys at the U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in the Chicago regional office. The educational objectives of this course include practical experience in employee benefits law; development of research, writing, and drafting skills; and preparation of memoranda, discovery documents, and guidelines to assist pension investigators and auditors.

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