Types of Opportunities

Progress happens when smart, dedicated people translate good intentions into concrete realities.
— Sue Desmond-Hellmann
 

Law Fellows

PILPG’s Law Fellows Program provides recent law school graduates an opportunity to spend six months to one year working in PILPG’s Washington, DC or overseas offices.  Law Fellows gain experience in the field of public international law by working under the supervision of PILPG attorneys to provide pro bono services to PILPG’s clients throughout the world.

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Summer Associates

PILPG’s Summer Associate Program is designed to expose law students to the field of public international law.  Summer Associates spend ten weeks working in PILPG’s Washington, D.C. office and typically serve on two project teams.  In addition to honing their legal research and writing skills, Summer Associates receive an in-depth introduction to the Washington international law community through weekly seminars and visits to government agencies and prominent NGOs.  The Summer Associate program is open to students who have completed one or two years of law school.

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Externs

PILPG’s externship program provides an opportunity for current law school students to spend one or two semesters gaining experience in the field of public international law. Externs support PILPG’s legal staff in providing pro bono legal service to PILPG’s clients throughout the world.

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Interns

PILPG’s internship program is designed to expose students to the field of peace negotiations and post-conflict constitutions, as well as to assist students in honing their research, writing, and networking skills. The program also has a strong emphasis on professional development and exposure to the field of public international law.

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Experienced Hires

PILPG frequently hires experienced and mid-career legal professionals, management personnel, and chiefs of party. These opportunities are described, along with application instructions, on the 'Open Positions' page and are often publicized on our Linkedin, Twitter, and Facebook accounts.