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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: 2L Drew Jones Selected as Legal Extern for Mississippi State Personnel Board

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Drew Jones (2L) of Brookhaven, Miss., has been selected as a legal extern with the Mississippi State Personnel Board in Jackson, Miss. Jones will participate in meaningful legal work through observation, legal research, legal writing, and client representation. During his externship, Jones will work under the supervision of a licensed attorney. Jones is the son of Tim Jones and Lori Perkins of Brookhaven. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University. 

The externship program at MC Law consists of three options: a three (3) hour local externship course, a three (3) hour remote externship course, and a six (6) hour remote externship course. All externship placements are with judicial chambers, government agencies or public interest organizations and are unpaid.

Externships are available to any student who has completed at least 45 academic credit hours. Generally, a student has sufficient academic credits to extern beginning in the spring semester of his or her 2L year. To learn more, click here