Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) – Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP)

SITE DESCRIPTION The mission of the CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) is to provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health, reduce the burden, and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke. DHDSP uses primary and secondary data, published literature and practice-based evidence as well as a broad range of… Read more »

Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the state’s lead agency for preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective. The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice and support to all of DPH’s divisions and programs, including:  Health Promotion and Disease… Read more »

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Office of General Counsel

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Office of the General Counsel (OGC) provides externs with the opportunity to work on a wide variety of critical and cutting-edge legal issues affecting pediatric healthcare. OGC provides representation and legal and regulatory advice to a wide variety of internal clients (including, but not limited to, Operations, Compliance, Marketing, HR, the… Read more »

Georgia Watch

SITE DESCRIPTION Founded in 2002, Georgia Watch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization working to ensure that Georgians are educated and protected on matters that impact their wallets and quality of life. Through advocacy, outreach and education, Georgia Watch works to make Georgia a model for consumer protection. Georgia Watch safeguards consumer protections in the… Read more »

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.

SITE DESCRIPTION Founded in 1924 by prominent members of the Atlanta bar, Atlanta Legal Aid is recognized as one of the cutting-edge legal services providers in the country.  Our 60+ staff attorneys work on a variety of issues, ranging from public benefits to complex mortgage litigation.  Significant casework includes Olmstead vs. L.C. & E.W., a… Read more »

Office of the Attorney General, State of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Along with research projects, externs will be encouraged to actively participate in matters being handled by the division to which they are assigned; including opportunities to participate in client meetings, mediation sessions, depositions and court proceedings. Students will be assigned a mentor who will insure that the student receives training in the practical… Read more »

Georgia Hospital Association

SITE DESCRIPTION GHA is a non-profit trade association made up of member health systems, hospitals, and individuals in administrative and decision-making positions within those institutions. GHA serves approximately 175 hospitals throughout Georgia. The legal department assists member hospitals with finding answers to complicated regulatory questions, participates in meetings with various state agencies which regulate hospitals,… Read more »

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of the Regional Counsel

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work in the Office of Regional Counsel, Region 5, where they will address a variety of legal issues presented by Regional Office officials and the CEOs and staff officials of five (5) VA Medical Centers located within Georgia and South Carolina. The primary areas of focus include employment and labor law,… Read more »