Public Interest Law Initiative

Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law Opportunities for Law Students (Chicago)


Looking to secure a legal aid, public interest law or government position during or after law school? This complimentary program is for law students who are interested in learning more about opportunities as volunteers, interns, externs, fellows or staff in the public interest law sector. This program is co-sponsored by the Chicago Area Law School Consortium (CALSC).

2018 Agenda

10:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

10:15 a.m. – Opening Session

11:10 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions:

1. The Basics: What You Need to Know to Get Started

2. Next Steps: Preparing for Post-Graduate Opportunities

12:10 p.m. – Lunchtime Session:

Hot Topics in Social Justice

1:30 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions:

1. Plotting Your Government Career Path

2. Innovative Ways to Fill the Justice Gap

Lunch will be provided. Business casual attire is recommended.

PILI will host another Explore the Possibilities program in  St. Louis on Saturday, September 22rd.

Advance registration is required by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11th. If you have any questions or problems with the form, please contact Belinda Bing by email or by phone at 312-832-5127.

Venue: Chicago-Kent College of Law

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