Public Interest Career Advising

The Office of Public Interest Programs (OPIP) provides a variety of career services to students pursuing public interest summer positions and post-graduate employment. The Office’s career services initiatives include individual counseling appointments, facilitating mock interviews, providing networking opportunities, and hosting a variety of job-search related information sessions and events.

The Office offers individualized career counseling for students interested in public interest and government careers. In addition, OPIP has published a series of guides that provide in-depth information on how to prepare your public interest resume and begin your job search in different public interest sectors.

Public Interest Resume GuideCareers in Private Public Interest Law Firms

Careers in Government GuideCareers in Prosecution

Careers in Public DefenseGuide to California Public Defender Offices