Externship Program Guides

The Academic Externship Program publishes four Program Guides per academic year, including a guide for fall and spring semesters and two guides for summer semester. Externships are offered in all areas of law including; Children & Families, Civil Rights, Corporate, Criminal, Domestic Violence, Environmental & Land Use, Higher Education, Health Care, Housing, Human Rights, Intellectual Property and Local Government.

Externship Program Guides are provided to students as a tool to learn about the Externship Program, information regarding on-going externship opportunities, potential externships, and how to create externships. The guides also provide students with individual position descriptions, application instructions and deadlines for each externship.

Summer Externship Program Guides

The Summer Academic Externship Program Guide – Part 1, includes information regarding summer externship opportunities with Florida Federal and Appellate Courts, national organizations, government agencies, as well as positions with early or on-going application deadlines. Judges listed in the Summer Externship Guide, Part 1, request externship applications to be submitted no later than December 31.  Please see the Applying for Externships web page for a list of participating judges and application instructions.

The Summer Academic Externship Program Guide – Part 2, is issued at the beginning of spring semester and includes information on over 80 additional summer externship opportunities.

Fall & Spring Externship Program Guides

The Fall Academic Externship Program Guide is published in mid-spring semester with application deadlines in early summer. The Spring Academic Externship Program Guide is published in early fall with application deadlines approximately two weeks prior to fall semester finals. In most cases, fall and spring semester externship applications are accepted via the University of Florida online Gator Jobs application system. Please see the Applying for Externships web page for Gator Jobs application instructions.