Albany Law School cultivates a variety of collaborations with other institutions of higher learning, as well as nonprofit organizations and private sector employers. These partnerships allow the law school's students the opportunity to get hands-on experience in fields including nanotechnology, technology transfer, domestic violence prosecution and international law, among many others.
Current opportunities for students include:
Affiliation with University at Albany
Albany Law School and the University at Albany work together to combine programs and activities to benefit students from both schools. As a small, intimate law school, the collaboration allows the law school to draw on the strengths of a major research university.
Learn more about our Affiliation with the University at Albany
Partnership with SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Albany Law's partnership with the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) allows students to work with start-up companies, help develop products from idea to commercialization, work in a Tech Transfer Practicum, and extern at the CNSE Office of Technology Innovation and Commercialization. There are also joint courses taught by faculty from both schools.
Learn more about the partnership with SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Fellowship and Incubator Initiative with The Legal Project
Albany Law School's Clinic & Justice Center and The Legal Project, a Capital Region non-profit that provides free and low cost civil legal help to the working poor, recently launched an initiative to help victims of domestic violence, better train and supervise law students and recent graduates, and create a pathway to employment for new attorneys.
Learn more about the Fellowship and Incubator Initiative with The Legal Project
Field Placement Clinic
Second- and third-year students receive academic credit while interning at one of more than 140 placements in various areas of law practice including criminal defense or prosecution, public interest advocacy, government law, science and technology or in judicial chambers.
Learn more about the Field Placement Clinic
Dual Degree Programs
In conjunction with colleges and universities throughout the Capital Region, Albany Law offers several dual degree programs.
Learn more about Dual Degree Programs
Study Abroad Programs
Both J.D. and LL.M. students take advantage of study abroad opportunities offered at Albany Law, from France to China.
Learn more about the Study Abroad Programs