Mentor Externship

#1 externship program in the country at the University of St. Thomas School of Law

The innovative Mentor Externship program at UST Law has been ranked the #1 externship program in the country since 2010 by PreLaw Magazine.

Through a network of nearly 500 respected lawyers and judges, the Mentor Externship program will connect you with a legal professional working in your area of interest who will help you gain work experience, develop relationships and navigate the legal field. Our mentors, faculty and staff are committed to helping you better understand and develop practical skills, professional values and relationships that will last a lifetime. 

With 712 placements for a full-time student body of 445, the School of Law is one of just two law schools in the country that offer more externships than full-time enrollment. Learn more by contacting us at

Events for Mentors

CLEMentoring the Next Generation of the Legal Profession

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Law School, Room 321.  

The CLE will explore how mentoring fosters professionalism, life-long learning, and collegial relationships that are hallmarks of the legal profession.  One hour of general CLE credit (professional development) will be applied for.  

To RSVP email or call us at (651) 962-4987. 

Volunteer Opportunity