Externships clarify and strengthen the theoretical and practical training of the classroom with real-world experiences. In addition, they provide invaluable networking opportunities with practicing lawyers and judges. Externships are unpaid positions taken for class credit with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and courts.
Baylor Law School has strong relationships with a wide variety of offices and courts that accept externs, such as those listed below. Beyond these, many students arrange custom externships for credit in the agencies, courts, or organizations of their choice.
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Lone Star Legal Aid
- McLennan County District Attorney's Office
- Texas Attorney General Child Support Division
- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
- Texas Parks & Wildlife
- Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings
- Texas Supreme Court
- Title IV-D Court, Waco
- U.S. Attorney's Office
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas