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Public Interest Externships

Emory Law’s extensive externship program places up to 160 students with more than 90 organizations during the fall and spring semesters of their second and third years; a large number of these externships are offered with public interest and government employers. Our students assist public defenders, prosecutors, public interest organizations, and government agencies while earning academic credit. Placements include the following:

  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Georgia Innocence Project
  • Georgia Legal Services
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
  • Health Law Partnership
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Southern Environmental Law Center