Public Interest Law Initiative

School-year Internships

PILI offers a limited number of school-year Internships during the fall and spring semesters of the academic year to second and third-year law students at ABA accredited schools in the Chicago area. School-year Interns will receive $2,500 for 200 hours of work over the course of a semester.

Application period and process

Law students interested in applying for fall and spring semester PILI Internship positions follow the same application procedures as our summer Interns. You may apply for Spring 2014 PILI Internships after November 1. Please note that you must first register online with the application site,

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Agencies hosting school-year PILI Interns

Fall 2013:
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS)
CARPLS – Coordinated Advice Referral Program for Legal Services
Equip for Equality
LAF Chicago
National Immigrant Justice Center, sponsored by the LAGBAC Foundation

Spring 2014:
Chicago Legal Clinic (2 positions)
Coordinated Advice Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS)
Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH)
LAF Chicago
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
ACLU of Illinois

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