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. The application system opened on November 1, 2015 at 10 a.m. CST for Spring 2016. Please note that you must first register online with the application site, IllinoisProBono.org.

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Agencies that will be hosting school-year PILI Interns

Spring 2016:

Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA)
Coordinated Advice Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS)
Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc
Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH)
LAF
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
National Immigrant Justice Center
Roger Baldwin Foundation of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Inc.

Fall 2015:

Center for Disability & Elder Law (CDEL)
Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS)
Coordinated Advice Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS)
Equip for Equality
LAF
National Immigrant Justice Center

Learn more about PILI’s Honorary and Named Internships  »

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