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New England Externship Consortium

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For several years, representatives of externship programs at many of the law schools in New England met occasionally to support program development. In 2019, the group formalized its meetings and formed the New England Externship Consortium (NExt). Current member schools include:


The purpose of the consortium is to share externship-related information and to support development of rigorous educational experiences for law students engaged in field work. The consortium has developed recommendations on remote work, explored ways to enhance DEI issues in our programs, and collaborated on a training for supervising attorneys and judges.


The first joint training for supervisors, Supervising in a New Legal Environment: Guide to Effective Law Student Supervision, was held on August 18, 2021:



The slides from the training may be downloaded here.

Additional materials from the training:

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