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Public Interest Opportunities

Unlimited Opportunities to Serve.

Whether through participation in the EXPLOR Program, the Attorney Externship Program, or a non-credited internship, you can gain valuable public interest experience at local, state and federal government agencies, legal aid organizations, and nonprofits in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia.

Here are just some of the government agencies and nonprofits that employed a University of Baltimore law student during the summer of 2011 or during the 2011-2012 academic year:

  • Federal Government Agencies in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., & Northern Virginia.

    • Amtrak, Law Department
    • Federal Communications Commission, Spectrum and Competition Policy Division
    • Federal Communications Commission, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
    • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
    • General Services Administration, Office of the Inspector General
    • Internal Revenue Service, Office of the Chief Counsel
    • National Institutes of Health
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Marine and Aviation Operations
    • Office of Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
    • Office of Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), Senate Judiciary Committee
    • Office of the United States Trade Representative, Office of Japan, Korea and APEC
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District
    • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia
    • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland
    • U.S. Coast Guard, Office of the Chief Counsel
    • U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Office of the General Counsel
    • U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
    • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
    • U.S. Copyright Office
    • U.S. Department of the Army
    • U.S. Department of Commerce, Commercial Law Development Program
    • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General
    • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the General Counsel
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of Hearings
    • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Departmental Appeals Board
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of the Chief Counsel
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of the General Counsel
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Privacy Office
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Safety Administration, Office of the Chief Counsel
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing Authority of Baltimore City
    • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division
    • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Criminal Section
    • U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review
    • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Professional Responsibility
    • U.S. Department of Justice, United States Immigration Court
    • U.S. Department of Justice, United States Trustee Program
    • U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
    • U.S. Department of the Navy, Office of the General Counsel
    • U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration
    • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of General Counsel
    • U.S. Mint, Office of the Chief Counsel
    • U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    • U.S. Sentencing Commission
    • U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity
    • U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of the General Counsel
    • U.S. Trustee’s Office
  • Local and State Government Agencies in Washington, D.C. & Maryland.

    • Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office
    • Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Office of Case Management Administrator
    • Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development, Code Enforcement Legal Section
    • Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Legal Services Division
    • Baltimore City Law Department
    • Baltimore City Social Services
    • Baltimore City Solicitor’s Office
    • Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office
    • Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on Government Operations and the Environment
    • Council of the District of Columbia, Office of the General Counsel
    • Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office
    • Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office
    • Maryland Department of Budget & Management
    • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    • Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Inmate Grievance Office
    • Maryland General Assembly, Counsel’s Office
    • Maryland Insurance Administration
    • Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings
    • Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Multiple Divisions
    • Maryland Public Service Commission
    • Maryland State Department of Education
    • Maryland State Ethics Commission
    • Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office
    • Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Consumer Protection Division
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Criminal Division
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Department of the Environment
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Department of Planning
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Educational Affairs Division
    • Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, Uninsured Employers’ Fund
    • Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation for the State of Maryland
    • Office of the Governor, Martin O’Malley
  • Legal Aid Organizations in Maryland.

    • Baltimore Innocence Project
    • Bar Association of Baltimore City, Legal Services to the Elderly Program
    • Catholic Charities, Legal Immigration Services
    • Civil Justice
    • Civil Justice Network
    • Community Law Center
    • Heartly House
    • Homeless Persons Representation Project
    • House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
    • Kids in Need of Defense
    • Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland
    • Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
    • Maryland Disability Law Center
    • Maryland Legal Aid
    • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
    • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Project HEAL
    • Mecca’s Place
    • Mid-Shore Pro Bono
    • Neighborhood Legal Services Program
    • Prisoner Rights Information Systems of Maryland
    • SARC (Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center)
    • TurnAround
    • Women’s Law Center of Maryland
  • Nonprofit Organizations in Washington, D.C. & Maryland.

    • AARP Foundation
    • American Federation of Government Employees
    • Annie E. Casey Foundation
    • Catholic Relief Services
    • Cato Institute
    • Center for International Environmental Law
    • Center for Telehealth and E-Health Law
    • Compassion Over Killing
    • Conservation Law Foundation
    • Coppin State, Office of General Counsel
    • Epilepsy Foundation of America
    • Johns Hopkins Medicine and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Law Department
    • Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer
    • Maryland Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee
    • National Association of the Deaf Law & Advocacy Center
    • The Lawfare Project
    • The Urban Institute