The Office of Public Interest & Community Service provides federal, state, and local government agencies and non-profit organizations opportunities over the academic year to recruit Georgetown Law students for summer internships and entry-level opportunities through our Fall Public Sector Recruitment Program and our spring Public Sector Recruiting Program.

Please read further for more information about these programs. You may also learn more about our Partner Fellowships here. If you have more questions about our public interest recruiting programs, please email opics@georgetown.edu.

Fall Public Sector Recruitment Program

The 2022 Fall Public Sector Recruitment Program is our early fall semester virtual interview series designed specifically for federal, state, and local government agencies and non-profit organizations that are ready to begin recruiting second- and third- year students for PAID and UNPAID summer internship and PAID entry-level opportunities.

The dates for our 2022 program are listed below (interviews scheduled on these dates will take place in Flo Recruit, our virtual interview platform):

August 19 - Government Program (Federal, State, and Local government agencies)

September 9 - Government Program (Federal, State, and Local government agencies)

September 16 - Prosecution Program (District and State's Attorney's Offices)

October 14 - Public Defender Program (Public Defender Offices)

We will also host a Resume Collect Program for our Non-profit employers interested in recruiting second-years for summer 2023 and third-year students for entry-level positions. Please note: we do not include unpaid post-graduate opportunities in our fall recruitment program.

Unlike other fall recruiting programs, the Fall Public Sector Recruitment Program is Government & Public Interest Interview Programs are prescreened, which means that participating employers review candidates' resumes and cover letters and then select the students whom they wish to interview. Bidding, resume/cover letter upload, interview selection notification, and interview scheduling will be conducted online via Symplicity.

Registration for this program is now open in Symplicity. Please contact Caroline Dempsey, our Manager of Public Sector Recruitment) at cd1175@georgetown.edu if you have any questions or need assistance.

Public Sector Recruiting Program (PSRP)

Georgetown Law and the George Washington University Law School invite you to participate in the Public Sector Recruiting Program (PSRP), an annual opportunity in mid-late January to recruit current law students for summer and entry-level employment opportunities. On average, over 200 DC area and nationwide government agencies, non profits and public interest law firms participate in PSRP.

Registration for this program typically occurs in late October.

Partner Fellowships

Georgetown provides $20,000 to create new, one-year fellowship positions for new graduates at non-profits and state or local government agencies. Please email opics@georgetown.edu for information about this program.

Delaney Post-Graduate Residency Program

This program, made possible thanks to a generous gift from alumni April McClain-Delaney, L’89 and Rep. John Delaney, L’88, was established to help fellows bridge the gap between law school and practice. It provides a powerful complement to host organizations’ existing professional development programming, while offering critical community-building, networking, and mentoring opportunities.