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Corporate Counsel Externship Program

The Corporate Counsel Externship Program provides an opportunity for students to work in a corporate environment with attorneys on a range of legal matters.

The program involves a three credit pass/fail course with a field placement and classroom component. Participation in the program also includes a specialized Corporate Counsel Externship class.

The course focuses on the role and responsibilities of in-house counsel, the work of a corporate law department, attorney-client relationships, ethics and the development of legal skills including research, analysis, writing and problem solving.

Past Participating Companies:

  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield  
  • ClearOne Advantage
  • International Fidelity Insurance Co.
  • Johns Hopkins Health Systems Corp.
  • Message Systems
  • TESSCO
  • Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Co.

Application Process:
Please submit a resume and a brief statement of interest to Millicent Newhouse, UB's director of externships, by late January. The due date changes each year, so please contact Millicent for more details.

Please note that there are a limited number of positions and no guarantee of placement in the Corporate Counsel Externship Program.Students who are selected for the program will be placed with a company.