Loyola University Chicago

Career Services

School of Law

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 PROSECUTIONInformation for students interested in criminal prosecution careers - tips for building a prosecution resume and for handling an interview with a prosecution-focued 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!

711 LICENSE
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.