Loyola University Chicago

Career Services

School of Law

What types of jobs do Loyola students obtain during law school?

Loyola's law students work in a variety of fields during the summers after their first and second years of law school. Typical jobs range from externing for a judge or interning for a public interest organization or government agency to working as a law clerk or summer associate for a law firm. For a list of the organizations that employed last year's 1Ls during their first summer, see our Where the 1Ls Worked list‌‌.

How do I identify law firms and corporations to contact about summer jobs?

Where do I look for a public interest or government job this summer?

How do I find a summer job with a judge?

First year students are eligible to apply for summer judicial externships during the spring semester. Josie Gough administers the externship program and will send out an email in the spring semester to inform you of these opportunitties. Students can also initiate a search for a position with a judge by viewing the Symplicity job postings or by directly contacting judges to inquire about job opportunities.

More Resources for your 1L Summer Job Search