2021 Virtual Public Service Interview Program (PSIP)

The University of Chicago Law School is excited to announce we will be continuing the successful Virtual Public Service Interview Program launched last year. Our 2021 Virtual Public Service Interview Program will be held from August 30th to September 2nd, 2021. Public service recruiting will continue throughout the academic year. Questions about this program may be directed to Melissa Warner at (773) 834-7579 or melissaw1@uchicago.edu.

Registration

Registration for PSIP will open in late Spring and additional information regarding registration and policies relating to recruitment will be sent in the Spring.

Key Details 

  • This program is for rising 2Ls and rising 3Ls, and is not open to incoming first-year law students.
  • The program is geared toward employers seeking to hire for summer or postgraduate positions starting in the summer or fall of 2022.

Public Interest Funding

The University of Chicago Law School has committed to providing financial support to students interested in public service work through two programs: the Summer Public Interest Funding Program and the Postgraduate Public Interest Law Fellowship Program.

Guaranteed Summer Public Interest Funding Program:
The University of Chicago Law School is committed to supporting a range of summer public interest employment opportunities by providing guaranteed funding to law students. More details for the Summer Public Interest Funding Program can be found here.

Postgraduate Public Interest Law Fellowship Program:
The University of Chicago Law School offers a limited number of one-year, postgraduate public interest law fellowships. Fellowships are awarded to competitively chosen graduating JD students who develop public interest fellowship projects with public sector host organizations. More details for the Postgraduate Public Interest Law Fellowship can be found here.

Need a Different Recruiting Option?

Employers that are unable to participate in Virtual PSIP may submit job postings at any time, which will allow you to collect applications from students and coordinate interviews as it fits into your hiring timeline. You can coordinate these interviews independently, or work through our office to organize interviews this fall or later in the academic year.

Questions?

Please contact Melissa Warner, Associate Director of Employer Recruitment Programs, at melissaw1@uchicago.edu if you have any questions about Virtual PSIP or posting a job. We look forward to assisting you in your recruiting efforts.