The Spring to DC Program is a partnership between the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Hinckley Institute of Politics that allows you to spend a spring semester living, learning, working, and networking in our nation’s capital. Supported by a large and active network of Utah Law alumni and contacts in the D.C. metro area, this program is the ideal way to get the experience and make the connections you need to launch a career in our nation’s capital and beyond!
Interested students should make an appointment with Assistant Dean for Career Development Arturo Thompson.
- Live: Spend a semester of law school immersed in the vibrant legal culture of our nation’s capital with fellow SJQ students.
- Learn: Take courses taught by faculty from Utah Law and the University of D.C. David A. Clarke School of Law on topics invaluable to any public interest, government, or private practice career.
- Work: Gain real-world experience while cultivating connections in a field placement with a government agency, nonprofit, firm, advocacy group, international organization, or other entity.
- Connect: Leverage opportunities across D.C., including exclusive opportunities arranged by Utah Law and its D.C. alumni. Tap into our deep alumni community, meet with attorneys, learn about career paths, and build a network of contacts and mentors to help launch your career.