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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.

Externship Application

Please submit your completed application to Externship Director Millicent Newhouse 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.


To participate in a judicial externship students must:
  • Have completed at least two semesters of law school;
  • Be in good academic standing.

Application Process

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


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 through Symplicity.

To view some of the many available judicial externship opportunities, please visit the Law Career Development Office's job database on Symplicity. You must first secure a position and then apply for the externship program.