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 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.