Many government employers begin the hiring process for summer and post-graduate positions in the early fall (September-October).
To learn more about opportunities with government employers such as the Department of Justice, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, various state agencies and many more, visit these links:
FEDERAL LEGAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES GUIDEThis guide contains detailed information on applying for legal jobs with the federal government, testimonials from current federal lawyers, descriptions of dozens of federal agencies/entities that hire lawyers, and salary/benefit/LRAP information.
PUBLIC DEFENDER HANDBOOK (PDF)
Published by the NYC School of Law
PREPARING FOR A PUBLIC DEFENDER CAREER (PDF)
Reprinted with permission from the NALP Bulletin, May 2009