CWRU Law students intern around the world

One of the most significant roles of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center is our work to strongly position students for post-graduation success. Dozens of students have parlayed their internships into permanent jobs. 

THE LEADING LAW SCHOOL IN FOREIGN INTERNSHIPS AND STUDY ABROAD

Our students can intern or extern at placements in 43 countries around the world with funding from our international law endowments. Students can also study abroad for a semester at no additional tuition expense at one of our 19 prestigious partner schools on five continents, including the top-ranked law schools in China. In addition, students can earn a concurrent LLM degree by spending a full academic year abroad at Middlesex University in London, Comillas Pontifica University in Madrid, and Universite Paris Dauphine in Paris.

  • AIDS and Rights Alliance for South Africa (South Africa)
  • Constitutional Court of South Africa (South Africa)
  • Equality Now (Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Institute for the Study and Development of Legal Systems, the South African Legal Resources Council (South Africa)
  • International Justice Mission in Kenya (Nairobi)
  • International Law Institute (Kampala, Uganda)
  • Ministry of Justice (Ghana) Ministry of Justice (Mauritius)
  • Necessity Project (Sierra Leone)
  • Refugee Law Project (Kampala, Uganda)
  • Special Court for Sierra Leone, Office of the Prosecutor (Freetown, Sierra Leone)
  • Uganda Ministry of Health, Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (Uganda)
  • Aide Medicale Internationale (Rangoon, Burma)
  • Ahmedabad Bar Association (Gujarat, India)
  • Asian Law Caucus Chang Tsi & Partners (Beijing, China)
  • Chengdu Government Office (Beijing, China)
  • Council for Legal Aid (Bangalore, India)
  • Document Center of Cambodia (Phnom Penh)
  • ECPAT (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Prosecutor, Chambers (Phnom Penh)
  • Human Rights Commission (Pakistan)
  • International Bridges to Justice (Beijing, China)
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres (Rangoon, Burma)
  • Senate Legal Counsel (Palau)
  • Society for the Protection and Rights of the Child (Lahore, Pakistan)
  • Supreme Court of India (New Delhi, India)
  • Supreme Court of the Philippines (Manila, Philippines)
  • United Nations Development Program (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (Dili, Timor-Leste)
  • WHO in Kobe (Japan)
  • Center for Human Rights and the Environment (Patagonia, Argentina)
  • Ecological Association for Paquera, Lepanto, and Cabano (Costa Rica)
  • Environmental Justice Initiative for Haiti (Haiti and India)
  • Government of Dominica, Ministry of Legal Affairs (Dominica West Indies)
  • Government of St. Kitts/IPO Ministry of Health (St. Kitts and Nevis)
  • Inter-American Court of Human Rights (San Jose, Costa Rica)
  • International Partners in Mission (El Salvador)
  • Peru Ministry of Health, Office of Transparency & Defense of Human Rights (Lima, Peru)
  • South American Trade Office (Santiago, Chile)
  • Al-Haq - Defense of Human Rights (Ramallah)
  • Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (Amman, Jordan)
  • Clinic for Migrant Rights (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • Shrat Ha Din Israeli Law Centre (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Office of Prosecution, Defense, Registry (Hague Office)
  • Amnesty International (London, England)
  • Association of Defense Counsel, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (The Hague)
  • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy (London)
  • International Bar Association (London, England)
  • International Criminal Court, Prosecutor, Chambers (The Hague)
  • International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • International Trade Center (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • INTERPOL, Office of Legal Affairs, Maritime Piracy Task Force (Lyons, France)
  • Office of the Mayor of the City of Paris (Paris)
  • Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Office of General Counsel (The Hague)
  • Pfizer Pharmaceutical (Hungary)
  • UN Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • U.S. Embassy in Bonn (Germany)
  • U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo (Bosnia)
  • U.S. JAG Office in Naples (Italy)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva)
  • American Friends Immigrant Services (Miami)
  • Amnesty International (Washington, D.C.)
  • Asian Law Caucus (San Francisco)
  • Canada Department of Foreign Affairs (Ottawa)
  • Canada Parliament (Ottawa)
  • Canadian Department of Justice, War Crimes Office (Ottawa)
  • Carter Center for International Peace (Atlanta)
  • Center for International Environmental Law (Washington, D.C.)
  • Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers (Chicago)
  • Federal Trade Commission (Washington, D.C.)
  • Human Rights Watch (Washington, D.C. & NYC) (Klatsky Fellowship)
  • Immigration Court (Cleveland, Detriot)
  • International Consortium for Law and Development (Boston)
  • Immigration Court, Executive Office of Immigration Review (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • International Trade Commission (Washington, D.C.)
  • International Monetary Fund (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Organization for Women, Immigrant Women Program (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Security Law Institute (Charlottesville)
  • Oasis Legal Services — Immigration (Oakland)
  • Organization of American States (Washington, D.C.)
  • Permanent Mission of Thailand to the UN (NYC)
  • Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the UN (NYC)
  • Political Asylum Project of Austin (Austin)
  • Public International Law and Policy Group (Washington, D.C.)
  • Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (Washington, D.C.)
  • UN Office of Legal Affairs (UN Headquarters, NYC)
  • U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps (various locations)
  • U.S. Coast Guard Office of Legal Counsel (Cleveland, Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Court of International Trade (New York City)
  • U.S. Department of Justice Counter-Terrorism Unit (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration Review, Organized Crime Section (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Foreign Litigation (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of Justice Office of International Affairs — Criminal Division (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Chief Counsel (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of State, Office of the Legal Advisor (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (Washington, D.C.)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Washington, D.C.) World Bank (Washington, D.C.)