Academics: Professional Training


Externship Placements:
Host Organizations
Spring 2013-Fall 2015

Full-time, Individualized Externships 

Alameda County Public Defender, Alameda, Calif.
Albemarle County Attorney's Office, Charlottesville, Va.
California Department of Justice, Business and Tax Section, Los Angeles, Calif.
City of Chicago Law Department, Chicago, Ill.
County of Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Regional Office, New York, NY
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, The Hague, The Netherlands
Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Justice System Integrity Division, Los Angeles, Calif.
National Labor Relations Board, San Francisco, Calif.
Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Washington, DC
Office of the San Diego City Attorney, San Diego, Calif.
Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Special Prosecutions Unit, Boston, Mass.
U.S. Attorney's Office, Criminal Division, N.D. Georgia, Atlanta
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Houston
U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Appellate Section, Washington, DC
U.S. Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser, Washington, DC
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, New York, NY

Brennan Center for Justice, New York, NY
Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyer's Project, Brooklyn, NY
Duke University Management Company (DUMAC), Durham, NC
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, Chicago, IL
International Bar Association, London, UK
National Public Radio, Washington, DC
New York Legal Aid Society, New York, NY
     Criminal Appeals Bureau
     Homeless Rights Project
     Trafficking Victims Legal Defense and Advocacy Project

Pacific Legal Foundation, Sacramento, Calif.
Rutherford Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
Trout Unlimited, Berkeley, Calif.
World Bank, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Part-Time Externships

Albemarle County Attorney’s Office, Charlottesville, Va.
Federal Election Commission, Office of Commissioner Petersen, Washington, DC
Federal Public Defender’s Office, Appellate Section, Charlottesville, Va.
Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
     Bureau of Competition
     Health Division
Lynchburg Public Defender’s Office, Lynchburg, Va.
Rockingham County Attorney’s Office, Harrisonburg, Va.
Virginia House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.
U.S. Attorney's Office, Appellate Section, W.D. Va., Charlottesville, Va.
U.S. Attorney's Office, E.D. Va., Norfolk, Va.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington DC
     Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
     Food and Drug Administration, Office of Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office
      of the Principal Legal Advisor, Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of General Counsel, Washington DC
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC
      Complex Financial Instruments Unit
U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, DC
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
     Office of Compliance and Immigration Services
     Office of University Counsel
     School of Medicine, Office of Grants and Contracts
Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Richmond, Va.
     Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division, Criminal Appeals Section
     Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division, Special Prosecutions and Emerging Threats Section
     Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
Virginia Tech International Support Services, Blacksburg, Va.
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC

Childrens Law Center, Washington, DC
Humane Society of the United States, Washington DC
Legal Aid Justice Center, Immigrant Advocacy Program, Charlottesville, Va.
National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC
Rutherford Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
Southern Environmental Law Center, Charlottesville, Va.
University of Virginia Management Company (UVIMCO), Charlottesville, Va.
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Project, Washington, DC and Charlottesville, Va.

UVA Law in DC (only available fall semester)

Administrative Conference of the United States
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Enforcement
Federal Communications Commission, Office of Commissioner Clyburn
Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition
Government Accountability Office of General Counsel
Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Republican Office
Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Patrick Leahy's Staff
Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. David Vitter’s Staff
U.S. Agency for International Development Office of General Counsel
U.S. Department of Defense, Office of General Counsel
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of the Principal
  Legal Advisor
     Human Rights Law Section
     Arlington Office of the Chief Counsel
U.S. Department of Justice
     Antitrust Division, Criminal Enforcement Section
     Antitrust Division, Telecommunications Section
     Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
     Criminal Division, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
     Criminal Division, Fraud Section
     Criminal Division, Organized Crime and Gangs Section
     Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section
     Office of the Solicitor General, Research and Publications Division

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
     Division of Corporation Finance
     Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
     Division of Enforcement
     Division of Investment Management
White House Office of Personnel

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action
Student Press Law Center
Tahirih Justice Center

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