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7 EXTRACURRICULARADROPPORTUNITIES Forstudentswithaninterestinstrengtheningtheirknowledgeofandspecializingina particularADRprocess, PaceLawoffersawealthofextracurricularADRexperiencesto students, includingthe:  StudentDisputeResolutionSociety  ABALSD/ NAFNationalArbitrationCompetition  ABARepresentationinMediationCompetition  JamesBoskeyADRWritingCompetition FormoreinformationabouttheseandotherADRopportunities, contactProfessorJillGrossatjgross@ law. pace. eduor914- 422- 4061. InadditiontoparticipatingintheVisMootandresearchingfortheCISGDatabase, throughtheInternationalSummerAbroadInternshipProgram, studentscanobtain academiccreditandgainvaluableexperienceinarbitrationbyworkingduringthe summerinthearbitrationpracticesofprominentinternationallawfirmsabroad, such asHanotiauandvandenBerginBrussels, Belgium, ClaytonUtzinSydney, Australia, andFreshfieldsBruckhausDeringerinVienna, Austria. " AsadirectresultofmysummerabroadinternshipintheParisofficeof U. S.- basedCurtis, Mallet- Prevost, Colt& MosleLLP, Ihavebeenableto specializemypracticeininternationalarbitration. WhenIparticipated, thePaceexternshipprogramwasauniquelawschoolprogram, providing aninternshipwithadedicatedinternationalarbitrationpracticeina Europeanlawfirm. WithoutthePaceprogram, itwouldhavebeenvery difficulttobreakintothishighlyspecializedareaofinternationallaw." JessicaBannonVanto, a2001graduateofPaceLawSchoolandcurrentlyworking intheInternationalArbitrationGroupofFreshfieldsBruckhausDeringerUSLLP

8 INTERNSHIPS PotentialemployersforlawyersengagedinADRincludethoseinboththeprivateandpublic sectors. Privatesectoremployersinclude, amongothers, lawfirms, ADRassociationpanels, for- profitmediationandADRservices, corporations, andlaborunions. ADRpositionsinthe publicsectormightbewithemployerssuchasfederal, stateandlocalgovernments, colleges anduniversities, nonprofitorganizations, andcourt- sponsoredADRprograms. PaceLawSchoolofferstheopportunityforstudentstogainexperienceworkingfortheseand otheremployersintheADRfieldwhilestillinlawschool. Inthepast, studentshaveinternedat:  TheAmericanArbitrationAssociation, oneofthelargestandoldestprivate disputeresolutionserviceprovidersintheUnitedStates.  FINRADisputeResolution, thelargestforumtoresolvesecuritiesdisputesinthe UnitedStates, whichoffersbotharbitrationandmediationservices.  TheBetterBusinessBureau( BBB), anationalorganizationdevotedtoadvancing trustbetweenconsumersandbusinesseswithbranchlocationsalloverthe UnitedStates, includingNewYork. TheBBBoffersmediationtraining, aswellas summerandacademicyearmediationinternships.  TheInvestorRightsClinic, whichofferspaidinternshipstostudentstoresearch anddraftCommentLettersonrulefilingsaffectingtherightsofsmallinvestors indisputeresolutionprocesses.  Morethanadozenprominentinternationallawfirmsabroad, suchasHanotiau andvandenBerginBrussels, Belgium, ClaytonUtzinSydney, Australia, and FreshfieldsBruckhausDeringerinVienna, Austria, intheirinternational arbitrationpractices.  ResolutionAssistanceProgram, NYCCivilCourt, HousingPart.  OfficeofAdministrativeLawJudgeattheEnvironmentalProtectionAgency, whichhandlesADRcases, asdoalloftheregionalofficesforenvironmental disputeresolution.  AssociationforConflictResolutionGreaterNYChapter.  MorganStanley, workingonarbitrationclaimsbroughtbycustomers.  TheU. S. EqualEmploymentOpportunityCommission, whichusesmediationto resolveworkplacedisputes.