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In the Child Advocacy Clinic, students are placed with nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, juvenile courts, and more.

Harvard Law School offers 13 Externship Clinics with hundreds of placements at government agencies and organizations across the United States. These clinics are taught by faculty and experienced licensed attorneys who are experts in their field. Each clinic is accompanied by a required course component, where students reflect on the legal issues they work on throughout the semester.

View the Externship Clinics Skills Matrix to learn more about the work and specific legal skills put into practice in each clinic.

Explore the Clinics