You may earn up to four credits, at 52 hours of work per credit, for unpaid legal work performed for a judge, government agency, or public interest organization during the school year or summer. Email Professor Elena Baylis at ebaylis@pitt.edu or Rochelle McCain, Director of Public Interest & Government Relations, at rrm44@pitt.edu for more information about securing an externship.

Semester in D.C. Program

Spend the semester in Washington, D.C., working for a nonprofit or government agency and earn up to 13 credits. If you have any interest in working in D.C. or for a public policy organization after graduation, this program offers the opportunity to make contacts and gain intensive, hands-on experience in your field of interest. See the Semester in D.C. Program page for more information.