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Major Job Application Deadlines by Month

Please note that this list is meant to serve as a starting point for students and is not exhaustive.

ROLLING DEADLINES

Office of the Cook County Public Defender
Applications for volunteer law clerk positions are accepted on a rolling basis.

DuPage County State's Attorney's Office
Law Clerk applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

AUGUST

On-Campus Interviewing
OCI schedules are available on Symplicity in August. Interviews begin in mid-August.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
(Fall Semester internships)
Applications for the fall semester are due by early August.

SEPTEMBER

Attorney General’s DOJ Honors Program
(Entry Level Attorney Positions)

Applications are due in early September.

U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois
(Spring Semester internships)

Applications for spring internships are due in September.

Illinois Attorney General Law Clerk Program (Fall)
Applications for fall positions are due in September.

Judicial Externship Application Process
(Spring externships)

Resumes are collected via Symplicity in late September.

HUD Legal Honors Program
(Entry Level Attorney Positions)

Applications are due in late September.

OCTOBER

Public Interest Law Initiative (2L Applicants)
Applications from 2Ls are accepted beginning on October 15 and are accepted through March or until all slots are filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Presedential Management Fellowship
PMF has a 2 week application period in early October.

NOVEMBER

ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (2L Applicants)
2L applications from are accepted beginning in November.

Army JAG Corps Legal Intern Program (2L Applicants)
2L applications are due in early November.

Judicial Clerkship Registration
Loyola’s Judicial Clerkship registration form is due in November.

DECEMBER

Public Interest Law Initiative (1L Applicants)
Applications from 1Ls are accepted beginning on December 1 and are accepted through March or until all slots are filled. Early applications are encouraged.

ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (1L Applicants)
1L applications are accepted beginning in December.

City of Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship (Summer)
Applications for Summer Fellowships are due in early December.

Illinois Attorney General Law Clerk Program (Spring)
Applications for spring positions are due in December.

SEC Summer Student Honors Program
Applications are accepted beginning in early December.

U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois
(Summer internships)

Applications for summer internships are due in December.

Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference
The MPILCC student registration deadline is in early December.

JANUARY

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
(Spring Semester internships)
Applications for the spring semester are due in early January.

FEBRUARY

Navy JAG Summer Program
Applications are due in early February.

Judicial Externship Application Process
(Summer/Fall externships)

Resumes are collected via Symplicity in early February.

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program
The student registration deadline is in early February.

MARCH

Illinois Attorney General Law Clerk Program (Summer)
Applications for summer positions are due in early March.

City of Chicago Department of Law Volunteer Program
Applications for summer law clerk positions are due in March; early applications are recommended as hiring is done on a rolling basis.

Army JAG Corps Legal Intern Program (1L Applicants)
1L applications due in early March.

APRIL

U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois
(Fall Semester internships)

Applications for fall internships are due in April.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
(Summer internships)
Applications for summer internships are due by mid-April.

Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD
EJW AmeriCorps JD applications are due in April.

JULY

On-Campus Interviewing
Bidding for On-Campus Interviewing takes place in July.

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