If you are looking for a way to earn course credit while you extern in a non-paying
position, you've come to the right place. The Externship Program,
by the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution at John Marshall, offers
several programs that allow students to develop essential lawyering skills
while working as externs with various agencies and members of the bench and
Every student can
benefit from participating in the Externship Program. Many students have commented that their externship experience was the
best thing they ever did while in law school. Having the
opportunity to work side-by-side with practitioners or for members of the judiciary is something
that can't be replicated
in the classroom.
The process to set up your externship is simple. Review
GETTING STARTED for
everything you need to know about the program. Once you have your position,
select REGISTRATION to
enroll in the class component. If you don't have a position, then scroll
through PLACEMENT DIRECTORY
for ideas about where to work. Once you are registered, bookmark
MY EXTERNSHIP to easily retrieve
the materials you will need during your externship.
Why wait? Let's
get you started on your first externship.