Our goal is to provide undergraduate students interested in the fields of law a structured professional experience with faculty, staff, and alumni support. For a listing of current and previous available positions, click here.
All program participants will spend 6 contact hours per week with a judge, lawyer, or other legal professional in observing a real-world setting the academic applications of law in society. Students will also gain understanding in the following areas through presentations by faculty and alumni experts:
The Judicial (Spring term) and Law (Fall term) Practica are open to all continuing undergraduate students who have completed at least nine hours in a social sciences discipline.
1.) Applications are completed through Rice-Google forms by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/forms/xmXvkkPZQd8ofZ5c2
*Please note you must be logged-in to your Rice-Google account in order to access the form.
Applications for the Fall term are due by March 15. Applications for the Spring term are due by October 16.
Once all application materials are confirmed, students will be contacted by the program managers, Nyeva Agwunobi and Alexander Wyatt, with any interview offers. After all interviews have been completed, students will be contact by the program managers with selection decision information.
1.) Selected students must complete our Student Participant Agreement (SPA). That agreement can be accessed through Rice-Google forms by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/forms/3hweim8P1qJcmSBJ2
2.) After completing the SPA, students will receive a notification from the Gateway Office that their special registration form has been signed and is ready for pick-up from Baker Hall 180-J.
3.) Before the start of the term, students will receive by email the course syllabus, background information on available projects, and additional course resources.
For all questions related to the Gateway program, please contact:
Alexander Wyatt '11, Assistant Director of Gateway