Internship and Externship Spotlight: AUWCL Students Spend the Summer on Capitol Hill

AUWCL Spotlight: Students Share Summer Internship, Externship Experience

07 Aug, 2018

This summer, a number of students from American University Washington College of Law spent their break participating in internships and externships around Washington, D.C. We asked students to tell us about their experience, and how the lessons they have learned at AUWCL helped prepare them for their intern and extern roles.

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Adjunct Professors Bring Unique Experiences to the Classroom

Adjunct Professors Bring Unique Experiences to the Classroom

13 Mar, 2018

Going to law school in Washington, D.C., has many advantages – access to branches of government, hundreds of interesting externship opportunities, and being at a campus location that exposes you to top attorneys from D.C., regional, and international law firms and organizations. That exposure continues inside the classroom as students learn from our extended network of adjunct faculty who bring their day-to-day experience and drive, and share stories of current cases, law firm dynamics, and practicing internationally. 

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AUWCL Welcomes Over 150 Employers to Annual Externship Fair

AUWCL Welcomes Over 150 Employers to Annual Externship Fair

25 Jan, 2018

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, over 150 organizations participated in American University Washington College of Law’s Spring Externship Fair. This annual event creates opportunities for students to network, interview for externships, and learn about a wide range of practice areas. The Externship Fair, organized by AUWCL’s Externship Program, is the largest single-school legal externship fair of its kind in the country, and many students obtain externships directly as a result of having attended the event. 

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Fall Mini-Externship Fairs Connect Students with Employers in Business, Criminal Law, and Immigration

Fall Mini-Externship Fairs Connect Students with Employers in Business, Criminal Law, and Immigration

13 Sep, 2017

As part of the law school’s ongoing effort to assist students interested in growing practice areas, the Externship Program is sponsoring a series of mini-externship fairs again this fall. The fairs will connect upper level students with a wide range of employers – government agencies, nonprofit organizations, trade associations, courts, and firms working on pro bono matters – who are seeking externs and interns for upcoming semesters.

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Adjunct Professor Tanya Jones-Bosier: On Helping Law Students Become Lawyers

Adjunct Professor Tanya Jones-Bosier: On Helping Law Students Become Lawyers

19 Nov, 2015

Tanya M. Jones-Bosier is passionate about mentoring students who are at various levels of their educational careers. As a graduate of AUWCL, she aims to share her experiences as a law student and the lessons she has learned, and continues to learn, as an attorney. She recently returned to campus as an adjunct professor teaching an externship seminar in the Externship Program. In reflecting on her new role as a teacher, she shares what she hopes to impart to students.

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