Government, International Relations and Law

This program integrates classroom discussions with government officials, and experts practicing law in New York City. Visits to renowned locations, like New York State Supreme Court, provide once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to learn where law is practiced.

During the program, participants will network and meet former and current elected officials, as well as visit firms practicing international law and arbitration. Participants will be taking sessions at the NYC criminal court building taught by a court clerk and will attend real trials. Students will have the opportunity to meet officials from higher education institutions to learn about their opportunities to study an LLM and JD for national and international students in NYC.

New York City Location

New York City offers participants unique opportunities to interact with individuals and locations in the New York metro area. Sites that you will visit include Statue of Liberty, Top of the Rock and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

For information, group rates and registration email ezavala01@manhattan.edu. 

Program Dates

Registration is open for the following dates:

Group 1: January 14 – January 18, 2019 or
Group 2: June 3 - June 7, 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning
Session US Government and Politics
Morning
Session at Federal Reserve Bank of NY

Morning
Session at New York City Hall

Morning
Session Transforming the Urban Economy and Site Visit
Morning
New York Public Hearing at New York Court

Afternoon
Statue of Liberty
Afternoon
Session at Law and Internatonal Relations Firm
Afternoon
Session at New York Criminal Court and Public Hearing
Afternoon
Session at Law and International Relations Firm
Afternoon
Session at Council on Foreign Relations/Similar

Optional Evening
Attend JD/LLM Info Session at Local University
Optional Evening
Top of The Rock
Optional Evening
Attend Master International Relations Info Session at Local University
Optional Evening
Cruise around Manhattan
Optional Evening
Attend JD/LLM Info Session at Local University

Tuition

One-week program: $1,700

*Manhattan College alumni and students are entitled to a 20% discount.

Includes: Eight practical and interactive classes, three excursions in New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Top of the Rock and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate of attendance.

Housing

$750
Includes: Double/double room with shared bathroom in a residence hall location. Local public transportation (MTA subway and bus).

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