Chicago Area Government Job Search Resources
- Government Agencies in Chicago
Explore federal, state and local government agencies in the Chicago area.
- Popular Government Opportunities & Applications
Application information for popular government opportunities for students.
- Criminal Prosecution
Information for students interested in criminal prosecution careers - tips for building a prosecution resume and for handling an interview with a prosecution-focused government agency.
- Criminal Defense
Information for students interested in criminal defense careers - tips for building your resume and for handling an interview with public defender's office.
- Jack Carey Scholarship, Cook County Public Defenders Association
The Jack Carey Scholarship is available to 2Ls and/or 3Ls with a student license pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 711 who are interning at the Cook County Public Defender's Office in the fall, spring, or summer semester. The scholarship awards $2,500 three times per year.
- Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference
A public interest & government job fair hosted by the schools of the Chicago Area Law School Consortium.
- Externship Opportunities
If you're interested in a government career, an externship with a judge or government agency is a great resume builder!
- Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711
Rule 711 of the Illinois Supreme Court allows law students to engage in the limited practice of law, under the supervision of a licensed attorney, subject to several conditions.