"The Bridge is a must-read for any law student considering engaging in a practical work experience during school, such as a clinic, externship, internship, summer associate position, or just a part-time job." - Linda Morton, Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and Professor of Law, California Western School of Law.
"The Bridge is very well written and replete with timely and important information about the process of planning, securing and completing a legal internship.  It is an invaluable part of a law student’s essential arsenal for competing in today’s challenging job market." - John Erbes, Director of Clinical and Experiential Education, Southern Illinois University School of Law.
"The Bridge is a revelation.  I wish there had been a “Bridge” to traverse when I first started navigating the waters of firm practice." - Nathaniel H. Christian III, General Counsel, CastleOak Securities, L.P.
"The Bridge is a tour de force.  Law schools that believe in student empowerment should place a copy on every student’s desk.  Bravo!" - Jeremy Paul, Dean and Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

 

The Bridge is a law student’s guide to a practical legal experience, most commonly referred to as an “internship.” It applies to any experience where a law student is working in a law office, including externships, fellowships, clinics, clerkships, or just a part-time law job. This includes law firm, in-house, government or non-profit organizations.

Written in easily-digestible prose and an enthusiastic tone, The Bridge first engages the law student reader by demystifying their career options within the legal profession and helps identify which path is best for them. It then walks the reader through the process of locating, obtaining, preparing for and succeeding during a legal internship. The Bridge is the perfect resource if you are:

  • Starting law school and trying to figure out your career path;
  • Searching for a legal internship that furthers their career path;
  • Applying for a legal internship;
  • Interviewing for a legal internship;
  • Setting goals for your legal internship; and/or
  • Trying to perform at your highest level during an internship.

The focus of The Bridge is not only on what to do, but how and why it should be done. Underlying its lessons is the resounding message that getting that first job is important, but achieving a fulfilling career is paramount.

The Bridge helps law students do both.
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"The Bridge is a must-read for any law student considering engaging in a practical work experience during school, such as a clinic, externship, internship, summer associate position, or just a part-time job." - Linda Morton, Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and Professor of Law, California Western School of Law.
"The Bridge is very well written and replete with timely and important information about the process of planning, securing and completing a legal internship.  It is an invaluable part of a law student’s essential arsenal for competing in today’s challenging job market." - John Erbes, Director of Clinical and Experiential Education, Southern Illinois University School of Law.
"The Bridge is a revelation.  I wish there had been a “Bridge” to traverse when I first started navigating the waters of firm practice." - Nathaniel H. Christian III, General Counsel, CastleOak Securities, L.P.
"The Bridge is a tour de force.  Law schools that believe in student empowerment should place a copy on every student’s desk.  Bravo!" - Jeremy Paul, Dean and Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law