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Pathways to the Profession

There are many routes to a successful career in law.

Explore some of the incredible work Penn Carey Law students achieve during their internship, externship, and fellowship experiences.


Sheridan Macy L'24

Climate Law & Human Rights

Sheridan Macy L’24 shares her experience working at the intersections of environmental law and human rights.

Camilla Samuelsson L'25

Advocating for Immigrant Youth

Interning with the Legal Aid Society’s immigration law unit gave Camilla Samuelsson L’25 hands-on experience representing clients in deportation proceedings.

Exploring Global Career Paths

Splitting his summer across 3 internships, David Alan Johnson L’25 accrued legal experience in both the public and private sectors.

Protecting Consumer Rights

At Greater Boston Legal Services, Rae Fanella L’25 flexed their lawyering skills representing clients in court while working in the Consumer Rights Unit.

Jalen Starks L'25

Immersing in Global Transactions

At Freshfields’ New York office, Jalen Starks L’25 worked on international M&A matters.

Tackling Education Law in Philadelphia

A passionate advocate, Juliana Poroye L’25, MSEd’25 engaged in hands-on litigation work at Stevens & Lee’s Philadelphia office.

Emily Campbell L'24

An Emerging Corporate Law Scholar

Emily Campbell L’24 shares her experience conducting research, earning a clerkship, and interning at Latham & Watkins.

Natalie Malek L'25

Advancing International Human Rights

As a Global Justice Fellow and Mead Fellow, Natalie Malek L’25 worked for the UK-based international human rights organization, Reprieve.

Douglas Snyder L'25 MBE'25

Exploring Plaintiff-Side Lawyering

At Kline & Specter, Douglas Snyder L’25, MBE’25 immersed himself in plaintiff-side litigation work supporting the firm’s medical malpractice attorneys.

Virginia Richards L'25

Building Broad Litigation Experience

A future litigator, Virginia Richards L’25 reflects on her corporate transactions, litigation, and pro bono work at Cooley LLP’s Boston office.

Maha Ouni L'25

Staffing a Billion-Dollar M&A Deal

Maha Ouni L’25 leveraged her finance background while working on Morgan Lewis’ corporate business transactions, M&A, and investment management practice groups.

Laura Hannon L'24 SP2'24

Preparing for a Dynamic Public Interest Career

An aspiring public servant, Laura Hannon L’24, SP2’24 split her summer between government service and legal aid.