Percentage of Georgetown Law student body that held externships in DC last year.
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Georgetown Law combines a premier legal education with limitless opportunities for hands-on experience. You will learn from a faculty of renowned scholars and leading practitioners across a wide variety of fields, including international, tax, environmental, and health law. Your classwork will prepare you for the experiential learning that truly sets Georgetown apart — in clinics and externships that allow you to make an impact, while building your resume in the city where laws are made, Washington, D.C.
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Year in and year out, the Georgetown University Law Center in D.C. gets more applications than any other law school in the country (and yes, that includes law schools at Harvard and Yale and Stanford). But what happened for the 2021-22 academic year was historic. Read more