A Closer Look -- AUWCL's Externship Program

A Closer Look -- AUWCL's Externship Program

25 Jul, 2019

Each year, between 300 and 350 students participate in American University’s Washington College of Law’s Externship Program, garnering real world experience under the supervision of practicing attorneys in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Externship Fair Connects Students with Opportunity

Externship Fair Connects Students with Opportunity

25 Jan, 2019

Over 100 employer representatives met with American University Washington College of Law students on Thursday, Jan. 24 to discuss externship opportunities for the upcoming summer, fall and spring semesters at our Externship Fair.

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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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