The Semester-in-Practice (SIP) Externship is an innovative program that empowers students in their third year or second semester of their second year to gain hands-on professional experience anywhere outside the St. Louis area. Through the externship program, students earn academic credit by spending a semester working full time for a nonprofit, government, or in-house corporate law office in the location of their choice. Students work directly with an attorney/field supervisor at their placement site and will receive oversight at the law school from a faculty supervisor.
Typical Student Activities
The precise activities will vary by placement, but students will have the opportunity to engage in various areas of lawyering practice, such as: