Loyola University Chicago

Career Services

School of Law

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

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


JULY

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

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


AUGUST

On-Campus Interviewing
OCI schedules are available on Symplicity in late July/early August. Interviews begin in early August.

Public Interest Law Initiative
(2L & 3L Applicants for Fall Internships)

Applications for fall semester internships are accepted beginning on August 1.


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 early September.

Illinois Attorney General Law Clerk Program
(Fall Semester)

Applications for fall positions are due in early September.

HUD Legal Honors Program
(Entry Level Attorney Positions)

Applications are due in early September.

Navy JAG Corps Internship Program
(Spring Semester Internships)
Applications are due in September.

Judicial Externship Application Process
(Spring Externships)

Resumes are collected via Symplicity in September. (2Ls & 3Ls)


OCTOBER

Public Interest Law Initiative
(2L Applicants for Summer Internships)

Applications from 2Ls are accepted beginning on October 15 and are accepted through March or until all slots are filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Presidential Management Fellows Program
PMF has a 2 week application period in early October.

SEC Summer Student Honors Program
Applications are due in October.


NOVEMBER

ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program
(2L Applicants)

2L applications are accepted beginning in November.

Public Interest Law Initiative
(2L & 3L Applicants for Spring Internships)

Applications for spring semester internships are accepted beginning on November 1.

Army JAG Corps Legal Intern Program
(2L Applicants)

2L applications are due in early November.

City of Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship
(Summer)

Applications for summer fellowships are due in early November.


DECEMBER

Public Interest Law Initiative
(1L Applicants for Summer Internships)

Applications from 1Ls are accepted beginning on December 1 and are accepted through March or until all slots are filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Office of the Cook County Public Defender
(Spring Semester Internships)

Applications for spring semester internships are due in early December.

ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program
(1L Applicants)

1L applications are accepted beginning in December.

Illinois Attorney General Law Clerk Program
(Spring Semester)

Applications for spring positions are due in early 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.

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

Applications for summer internships are due in early January.

Navy JAG Corps Internship Program
(Summer Internships)
Applications are due in January.


FEBRUARY

Judicial Externship Application Process
(Summer Externships)

Resumes are collected via Symplicity in February. (1Ls & 2Ls)

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program
Student registration begins in early February.


MARCH

Judicial Externship Application Process
(Fall Externships)
Resumes are collected via Symplicity in March. (1Ls & 2Ls)

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 early March; early applications are recommended as hiring is done on a rolling basis.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
(Summer Internships)
Applications for summer internships are due by early March.


APRIL

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

Applications for fall internships are due in April.

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


JUNE

Navy JAG Corps Internship Program
(Fall Semester Internships)
Applications are due in June.