Application materials will be posted soon for 2014 summer opportunities, and applications will be due in early January. Below is information about opportunities that have been offered in previous years.
International Public Interest Law Fellowships
International Public Interest Law Fellowships allow students to work for non-governmental organizations in countries around the world during the summer after their first or second year at Wayne Law. The ogrnizations have agreed to partner with Wayne Law and host our students as summer interns. The partner organizations engage in advocacy on a broad range of issues, including environment, human rights, law reform and women’s rights. Our partners have been in Africa, Central Asia, the Caribbean, India and Latin America. Fellows will receive a $5,000 stipend to cover travel and living expenses for up to two months of work.
Note: International Public Interest Law Fellowships are treated as financial aid. Before applying, you must determine whether you are eligible to receive one of the fellowships. Check with the Law School's Financial Aid Office if you are uncertain.
Tata Motors Internship in Mumbai, India
This internship funds all travel and living expenses for a position in the legal department of Tata Motors Ltd. in Mumbai, India, and in its auto manufacturing facilities in various other parts of India.
Tata Motors is an Indian multinational corporation with offices and facilities throughout India and the world. The intern works with members of the legal staff of the company and provides support to business units by performing research in Indian, U.S. and international law regarding corporate responsibility and codes of conduct, intellectual property rights, forum selection clauses and arbitration. The internship may involve editing or drafting contracts.
Freeman Fellowship in The Hague
The Hague, The Netherlands
The Freeman Fellowship provides a $5,000 stipend to one Wayne Law student to study public or private international law at the prestigious Hague Academy of International Law over the summer.
The Hague Academy is the academic wing of the International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court. Law students come from all over the world to hear leading international lawyers give classes on issues of cutting-edge importance.
International Arbitration Group at WilmerHale in London
This internship funds all travel and living expenses for a position in the International Arbitration Practice Group in the London office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, one of the premier international law firms with offices around the world. The internship lasts for three months, either during the summer or the fall. The internship involves work across a wide range of responsibilities under the supervision of WilmerHale partners and full-time associates, principally in the field of international arbitration and related areas of transnational litigation.
Internship at Barrera, Sequiros & Torres Landa in Mexico City
Students works as paid interns at one of the leading Latin American law firms in Mexico City. Matters include anti-trust, international commercial arbitration, foreign direct investment and regulatory controls.
The Law School has exchange programs with several foreign universities that provide opportunities for students and faculty to study and work abroad. Other foreign opportunities are provided on an individual basis. Below are some examples of previous summer programs.
Maastricht, The Netherlands
The Law School has established an exchange program with the University of Maastricht in The Netherlands that is open to both faculty and students of the respective schools.
A student exchange program with the University of Warwick in England has been in operation for more than two decades.