Externships - Capital University Law School


  • Capital University Law School’s expansive externship program offers varied opportunities for CapLaw students to earn academic credit for experience in the legal field. These site experiences with courts, government agencies, non-profits, law firms, and in-house counsel offer practical experience in helping attorneys perform real legal work. Alumni often serve as site supervisors and mentors for the externs.

    As an Extern, you can: 

    • Develop your practice skills under the supervision of an attorney
    • Receive invaluable information about the realities of law practice  
    • Improve networking skills and develop new contacts
    • Gain practical experience in legal research and writing
    • Develop an understanding of the legal process in action
    • Acquire knowledge about a specific legal field

    Note that externing requires enrollment in the for-credit Externship course.