Where our Students have Externed

Here are some of the places where our students have recently externed. This is just a small sample. Last year, over 400 WCL students externed in legal placements in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. Students also externed across the country and outside of the United States. WCL students can view the full database of externship employers on our website.

Not-For-Profit Organizations

AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly

American Bar Association

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

CASA de Maryland

Children's Law Center

Inter-American Development Bank

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

National Women's Law Center

The World Bank

Pro Bono Program (Law Firms)


Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto,LLP

Federal Government Agencies

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Executive Office of the President

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal Trade Commission

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

United States Department of Health and Human Services

United States Department of Justice

United States Environmental Protection Agency

United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission

United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States Securities and Exchange Commission


State and Local Government

Maryland General Assembly

Maryland Office of the Public Defender

Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office

Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Office of the Attorney General of Virginia


Maryland Circuit Court

Maryland Court of Appeals

Superior Court of the District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Maryland

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia