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Law Firm Volunteer Opportunities

Students in our China Study Abroad program may also volunteer at Chinese law firms prior to the start of the program. Although we do not offer academic credit for these placements, students gain valuable experience working alongside Chinese attorneys. In the past, students have held positions at:

  • Alcatel Lucent, a global technology and communications company
  • Yingke Law Firm, Shanghai Office
  • Yingke Law Firm, Nanjing Office
  • Yingke Law Firm, Suzhou Office
  • Yingke Law Firm, Wuxi Office

To find out more and apply for these volunteer opportunities in China, please contact:

Professor Jennifer Mertus
Director, China Study Abroad Program
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714-444-4141 ×243

"I can honestly say that going to China was not only the best trip I ever took but it is also the best decision I’ve made since coming to Whittier Law School."

— James Drake, 3L, SBA President (attended after 2L year)

WLS Study Abroad Program - China
WLS Study Abroad Program - China
WLS Study Abroad Program - China
WLS Study Abroad Program - China