About the Internship Program
PILI’s Law Student Internship Program connects law students from across the country with public interest law agencies in Illinois and pays them for their work. Typically, For Summer 2024, Interns will receive $6,500 for working 400 hours. For Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Semesters, Interns will receive $3,250 for working 200 hours over a semester. Both amount will be less applicable taxes. Interns can also receive law school credit for their Internship if first approved by both the student’s law school and agency.
The application system opens for each Internship period at 10:00 a.m. CST on the below dates. The application process for PILI Internships can be highly competitive, so apply early!
Fall Semester: August 1st
Spring Semester: October 15th
Summer: November 1st for 2Ls, November 15 for 1Ls