Learn about the Externship on the Federal Government--Semester in Washington, DC, which allows students to spend a semester in Washington, DC working in the federal government or at a public interest organization while taking an accompanying seminar on government lawyering. The externship is open to 2L and 3L students in the spring and 3Ls only in the fall.
The deadline to apply for the externship is October 3 at 4pm.
Judge on the U.S. Court of International Trade, Timothy M. Reif '85, who coteaches the externship, will discuss the benefits of externing with the federal government. Director of Government Programs and Lecturer in Law Rachel Pauley, who oversees the externship, will be on hand to answer questions about the application and placement process.
Timothy Reif previously advised the U.S. Trade Representative and other senior Administration officials on all global compliance, investment and regulatory matters, as well as trade and investment negotiations. Previously, he served as the Trade Representative's General Counsel, responsible for compliance with and enforcement of U.S. trade and investment agreements, including in areas such as cross-border data flows and financial services, intellectual property, and a wide range of manufactured and agricultural products. Prior to that, he served as Chief Counsel to the Subcommittee on Trade, Committee on Ways and Means, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hosted by SJI. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options will be available. If you have further dietary restrictions, email Diana Pedi at [email protected] at least two business days prior to the event, and we will do our best to accommodate them.