Externship

 

The culmination of extensive training in stenography, legal studies, English, and technical skills; our externship class gives students the opportunity to observe professional court reporters in the field. Externship students shadow supervising reporters during anything from jury trials to depositions. Students are able to bring their steno or voice equipment and experience writing live, in a real legal proceeding.

Tips for a Successful Externship
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Arrive early.
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Dress professionally.
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Conduct yourself professionally.
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Take notes and ask questions.
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Only ask questions during appropriate recess times.
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Bring all necessary equipment, plus a power strip, extension cord, and snacks.
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Bring cash for parking, tolls, and lunch.
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Make necessary preparations for family care, just in case time runs over.
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Ask your mentor what their expectations are, and if there's anything special to prepare before arrival.
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Complete these tasks, and you will have helped create for yourself an awesome experience.