Externship Placement Sites

Our prime downtown location leads to numerous opportunities for our students to discover new and interesting aspects of the law through our 80+ externship sites.

Externships allow students to receive academic credit while working under the guidance of supervising lawyers selected from the bar and judiciary. The experience gained through an externship ensures that students graduate practice-ready and with a network or professional connections.

Course Name: Corporate Counsel Externship (2 credits)
Course Name: Government Practice Externship (4 credits)
Course Name: Judicial Externship (2 credits)
Course Name: Litigation Practice Externship (2 credits)

*Summer Only

Course Name: Native American Externship (2 credits)

EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Michael Mitchelson, Director
(405) 208-5182
mmitchelson@okcu.edu


EXTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

1. Enroll in your preferred Externship Course

2. Contact Law Career Services (“LCS”) to take an interview skills session

3. Once step 2 is confirmed by LCS, you will receive a list of contacts for the placement sites. Contact the person listed at your preferred placement site to secure your placements.

4. If you have another site in mind, please contact your course instructor as soon as possible.

5. Once you secure your placement, please notify your course instructor.


EXTERNSHIP FAQs


CERTIFICATES

Review a list of externship placements site options for certificate programs.


LICENSED LEGAL INTERN PROGRAM

In some cases, externship placements allow students to use an Oklahoma Limited License to appear in court.


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