The following documents are required and must be included with each application unless otherwise noted in the position description:
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.
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.
Federal and State Appellate judges participating in the UF Law Externship Program have requested to receive summer applications no later than December 31. Most judges prefer students to mail applications directly to the court. Several courts have alternate application preferences. See the appropriate Federal and Appellate Court Judges List documents below for individual judge’s instructions.
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.
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.
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