Employment

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has approximately 160 employees, including assistant state’s attorneys, administrative assistants, paralegals and individuals with a variety of experience, expertise and duties.

The office always seeks bright, talented and ambitious individuals who are committed to public service.

If you would like to apply for a position within the State’s Attorney’s Office send a cover letter and résumé to: Ken Grey, Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432; or email saoapplications@willcountyillinois.com

Internships

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has many internships available, from opportunities for qualified high school and undergraduate students interested in a career in law, to school-year and summer internships for qualified law students, including 711 internships.

Interns are required to assist the support staff and assistant state’s attorneys in the division to which they are assigned. Most of the work assigned to interns is clerical, however, interns will have the opportunity to observe in court and witness and participate in other office functions.

The purpose of the internship program is to provide students with a working knowledge of the functions of the largest law office in Will County, the criminal court system and public service careers. It is the state’s attorney’s expectation that our internships will encourage further education and help in future successful career choices.

All internships are unpaid but interns can receive course credit. Interns are sought year-round.

If you would like to apply for an internship with our office, please send a cover letter, résumé and qualifications to: Ken Grey, Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432; or email saoapplications@willcountyillinois.com