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School of Law

Judicial Externships

Develop a mentoring relationship with a judge. Gain hands-on courtroom and chambers experience.

Judicial Externships provide opportunities for students to learn about the lawyering and the judicial process by working closely with supervising judges.

Judicial Externship Application (PDF)

Please submit your completed application to the Externship Director, D. Jill Green, in order to have your placement approved.

Once your placement is approved, you will receive an approval code that will allow you to register for the course.

Eligibility

To participate in a judicial externship students must:

  • Have completed at least one year of law school;
  • Not be participating in a clinic concurrently with the externship; and
  • Be in good academic standing.

Application Process

Eligible students may enroll online during the regular class registration process.

Securing Your Placement

Students are responsible for finding their own placements.  However, the Law Career Development Office and the Externship Director have many resources that can be very helpful in identifying potential opportunities. Schedule an appointment online from Symplicity.

To view some of the many available judicial externship opportunities, please visit the Law Career Development Office's job database on Symplicity.