Private-Sector Externship Program

Law firms and legal departments are cordially invited to particiapte in the Duquesne University School of Law's Private Sector Externship Program. The externship program permits students to earn academic credit while working at a law firm or in-house counsel legal department. We are excited to partner with our alumni to offer this unique program to develop the next generation of well-rounded lawyers. This new externship offering enhances our strong academic tradition by incorporating real-world experiential learning into the curriculum to cultivate skilled and knowledgeable students ready to join the workforce with the competencies, learning, and professionalism to excel. 

Law firms and legal department interested in incorporating externs from our dynamic student population into their practice are encouraged to contact the Tribone Center for Clinical Legal Education at lawclinic@duq.edu. Students participating in an externship program earn up to 3 experiential learning credits. Externships are unpaid.