Contact Information

Career Services Office

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 W. Adams St., Suite 360
Chicago, IL 60661
kentcso@kentlaw.iit.edu
P: (312) 906-5200
F: (312) 906-5171

A A | Email | Print | Share

Public Interest Resources & Links

Public Interest Resources & Links

  • ABANET, Law Student Division Corner - career resources and guidance, volunteer opportunities, internships, and job postings.
  • American Society for Public Administration - career opportunities in public administration.
  • Community Career Center - non-profit job search site.
  • Environmental Career Opportunities - environmental job search site.
  • Equal Justice America Legal Services Fellowships - summer and school year fellowships for students who work for organizations providing direct civil legal assistance for the poor.
  • Equal Justice Works - information on public interest law career fair, job opportunities, and fellowships.
  • Everett Public Service Internship Program - summer public service internships in Washington D.C. and New York City.
  • GovtJobs - job opportunities in the public sector.
  • Hillzoo - jobs on Capital Hill and "off-the-hill"
  • Human Rights Internet - positions, both law-related and other, in human rights organizations around the world.
  • Human Rights USA Resource Center - jobs, fellowships, and internships with human rights organizations.
  • Idealist - job listings, internships, and volunteer opportunities with non-profits and community organizations throughout the world
  • Illinois Legal Aid - a list of legal aid and policy positions available in Illinois.
  • NPO.net Job Service - listing of jobs available, both legal and non-legal in the Chicago area.
  • National Center for Adoption Law and Policy's Adoption Jobsite - paid and volunteer positions for law students with child welfare and adoption law and policy employers.
  • National Lawyers Guild - posts jobs, internships, and fellowships.
  • National Legal Aid and Defense Organization - positions in civil legal services, defender organizations, pro bono and public interest organizations, public interest law firms and academia.
  • Office of Personnel Management -information on jobs and summer opportunities in federal agencies across the country searchable by position, salary, and geographic location.
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs - public affair job openings in the Washington D. C. area.
  • Opportunity Knocks - nonprofit jobs and career opportunities.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) - internships and fellowships for law students and new graduates at public interest law agencies in Chicago.
  • Public Service Careers - search for public service jobs and career advice. You can also create a personalized alert for jobs in your area of interest.
  • PSJD - info on a wide variety of public interest positions, including volunteer opportunities, paid summer positions, and post-graduate positions and fellowships. The first time you access the site you will need to register as a Chicago-Kent student or alumni/ae. For information on international public interest opportunities through PSJD, click here
  • ReliefWeb - lists positions, both law-related and other, in humanitarian organizations around the world.
  • Union Jobs Clearinghouse - staffing and trade positions in organized labor.

City of Chicago Department of Law & City Agencies

City Agencies

Cook County Agencies

County Agencies

State of Illinois Government Agencies

State Agencies

Legal Aid & Service Organizations / Resources by State

To search for legal aid and government agencies by state, use PSJD.org

Federal Government Agencies

Federal Agencies