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New England Law | Boston students can obtain academic credit and gain valuable, real-world experience through pro bono (volunteer) and public service legal work. These pro bono programs help build résumés and can lead to additional opportunities, both while in law school and after graduation.
Pro bono opportunities in law school

Get Involved in Pro Bono Opportunities

Using their legal studies in the name of the public good is important to many of our students, so we offer a wide variety of ways for students to engage in pro bono work while at New England Law. Examples include:

  • Business and Human Rights Project
  • Criminal Justice Project
  • Human Rights and Immigration Law Project
  • International Criminal Court Externship
  • Public Interest Law Clinic
  • Sanctuary City Initiative
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
  • Women’s and Children’s Advocacy Project
  • US Department of State Student Internship Program
  • And many more

Our Career Services Office regularly shares information about pro bono opportunities and facilitates the law school’s pro bono initiatives. As a student, you can:

To learn more about pro bono at New England Law, contact Nicole Park, Pro Bono Coordinator.

Receive Recognition on Your Transcript

Our Public Service Transcript Notation Program enables students to receive formal recognition on their New England Law transcripts for qualifying public service and pro bono legal work performed while in law school.

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