This dispatch from Catherine Eagan L’16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Eagan, from New Jersey, will be pursuing public defender or civil rights litigation work after graduation.
This dispatch from Britney Wilson L’15 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Wilson, from Brooklyn, N.Y., is working at the Southern Center for Human Rights.
Rick Mula L’15 from Kingsport, Tennessee, is pursuing a career in legal advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. In this dispatch, he discusses his summer work at Lambda Legal’s National Headquarters.
Mariam Khokhar L’14, who was born in Pakistan and grew up in northern New Jersey, plans to work upon graduation in the non-profit sector with refugees and asylum seekers. With support from the Equal Justice Foundation, she spent the summer in New York with Human Rights First, an independent advocacy and action organization.
Andreas Kuersten L’14 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Kuersten, who is working at Andrews Air Force Base, is from Redding, CA, and hopes to join the United States military as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.
Laura Goodall L’14 is working in Los Angeles, in the chambers of Judge Gary A. Feess of the Central District of California. She writes that her internship experience has inspired her to seek a judicial clerkship when she graduates.
William C. Moine L’14 is planning a career as a public defender. Supported by an Equal Justice Foundation stipend, he is working in Sacramento, in the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California.
This dispatch from Christen Farr is working in Istanbul, Turkey, at the International Finance Corporation, a member institution of the World Bank, whose mission is to support private sector development to create opportunities to escape poverty. Farr is one of 10 Penn Law International Summer Human Rights Fellows(ISHRF) and the 2012 recipient of the Mead Fellowship in Law and Economic Development.