Loyola University Chicago

Career Services

School of Law

Public Interest Job Search Resources

Public interest law spans a wide variety of practice areas and settings, but shares the common goal of providing legal services to under-represented populations and issues. Listen to Cynthia Cornelius (JD ’12) and her colleague Beth Johnson at Cabrini Green Legal Aid share their powerful stories of why they work in public interest law.

Students interested in pursuing a public interest career should sign up for the CSO Public Interest Law TWEN Group to receive periodic email announcements about upcoming events or job opportunities.


  • Links to Public Interest Organizations
    Links to the websites of various public interest organizations.
  • PSJD 
    An online resource connecting public interest law job seekers with their ideal opportunities. The Job Seeker User Guide has step-by-step directions that will walk you through registration, finding resources, running simple and advanced job searches, setting up Email Alerts and Favorites, and more.
  • Summer Programs & Funding
    Opportunities to receive funding for otherwise unpaid public interest internships.
  • School Year Programs & Funding
    Opportunities to work in the public interest sector during the academic year.

RESUME & COVER LETTER TIPS 


FUNDING & DEBT RELIEF 


PUBLIC INTEREST JOB FAIRS