PILI Welcomes 2020 Interns and Fellows at Virtual Orientation

Over 130 law students and recent graduates logged in to learn how to better serve their clients and organizations this summer.

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Robert E. Gallagher Charitable Trust Renews Support of PILI Law Student Internship Program

The renewed funding from this grant of $13,000 will fully fund two Law Student Interns.

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PILI Receives Renewed Funding from Retirement Research Foundation

The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) has awarded PILI a grant that will fund a Summer 2020 Law Student Intern at Center for Disability & Elder Law.

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PILI Receives Grant from Moline Foundation

PILI is grateful to the Moline Foundation for their recent grant that will partially fund the Summer 2020 PILI Law Student Intern who will be placed at the Prairie State Legal Services’ office in Rock Island.

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Report on PILI’s Summer 2019 Interns

On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being “very poor” and 5 being “very good,” Interns rated the program a 4.8 overall.100% of Interns who responded said they would recommend the Law Student Internship program to others.

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Apply Now for a Fall Internship

Nine fall semester positions are open to any second and third-year law student in the Chicago area.

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PILI Invites All Chicago-Area Law Student Interns and Fellows to Our 2019 Educational Seminar Series

Are you a law student intern or fellow working in public interest law in Chicago this summer? PILI is pleased to invite you to our Educational Seminar Series, which is open to all public interest law interns and fellows in Chicago. These weekly lunchtime seminars focus on substantive legal topics, career development strategies and skill […]

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Summer 2019 Internship Applications Now Open for 1Ls

First-year law students can now apply for a 2019 PILI Internship. 

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PILI to Fund $309,000 in Public Interest Law Student Internship Grants in 2019

PILI will fund 60 Law Student Interns at 28 public interest law organizations across Illinois during the 2018-19 academic year and the summer of 2019.

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Polk Bros. Foundation Awards $110,000 Grant to PILI Over Two Years

This funding supports the Law Student Internship Program.

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