Harrisburg Clinical Externship Program
As a participant in the Harrisburg Clinical Externship Program, you will kick start your legal career by gaining valuable experience while cultivating relationships that could be important to your professional future.

As an extern, you earn between two and four credit hours per semester by working in a law office for 10 to 20 hours per week. In addition to your work, you will participate in a weekly classroom component that examines the role of the lawyer in society. Placements in the Clinical Externship Program also fulfill requirements for certificate programs offered by the Law and Government Institute. As an extern, you could work in one of the following agencies:

Dauphin County District Attorney
Dauphin County Public Defender
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Administration Offices
Pennsylvania Department of State – Office of Chief Counsel
Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General
Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
York Immigration Court
Clean Air Council
Lewisburg Prison Project
• City of Harrisburg – Solicitor

Contact Information:
Karen Durkin
Phone: (717)-541-1976
Email: kdurkin@widener.edu

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