Applying for Externships
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- Law & Policy in the Americas Program
The following documents are required and must be included with each application unless otherwise noted in the position description:
- Cover letter/letter of interest
- Unofficial transcript (copied from ONE.UF)
- Writing sample (approximately 8 – 10 pages)
- *Additional documents as specified in individual position descriptions – See below
If the externship description does not specify who to address your cover letter to, it should be addressed to the Judge or the Faculty Supervisor listed for the position.
Fall and Spring Externship Applications
Most fall and spring externships applications are accepted in the UF Gator Jobs system. Several externship sites have alternate application preferences. For more information regarding available positions, deadlines, and alternate application instructions please see the Externship Program Guides web page.
Summer Externship Applications
Summer externship program information coming soon. For more information, please contact Silvia Menendez at email@example.com.
Participating Judges List
The files below include current addresses as well as titles, salutations, and alternate application instructions for participating judges. These files may be used to aid you in writing your cover letters.
- U.S. District Court Judges List (2016 Summer List Coming Soon) – Click on the U.S. District Court Judges List document link for a listing of participating Federal Judges as well as alternate application instructions.
- Appellate Court Judges List (2016 Summer List Coming Soon) – Click on the Appellate Court Judges List document link for a listing of participating Appellate Judges as well as alternate application instructions.
- U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, Judges List (2016 Summer List Coming Soon) – Click on the U.S. Court of Appeals document link for a listing of U.S. 11th Circuit Appellate Judges.
Cover Letters — Using Mail Merge
Creating a cover letter in Microsoft Word and merging your letters with the information in the Excel spreadsheets is a very simple task. This can save a lot of time as well as assure that you are using the most up to date judicial information. As always, your cover letter is vitally important as it is your introduction to the judge. Check your cover letters carefully to ensure that they are error free.
- How to Merge Files for Cover Letters–Click on the How to Merge Files document link for instructions on how to use the information from the Judges Lists to create cover letters and envelopes.
- Cover Letter Tips— Click on the Cover Letter Tips document link for a sample layout and tips for your cover letter.