Team-based Work That Matters

PILPG offers a collaborative work environment, a plethora of professional development opportunities, and meaningful engagement on our projects around the world. We value teamwork and innovation, and hire employees who are dynamic, flexible, proactive, and results-oriented. Read more about PILPG’s unique culture and opportunities below.



Work to Ensure Durable Peace

Forge your path at PILPG. 

Be on the front lines of peace negotiations. By putting briefcases on the ground, PILPG seeks to ensure durable peace via legal and policy assistance to conflict affected states. We invite attorneys and other professionals to join us in this mission and work on our projects around the world. We offer a variety of paid and unpaid programs and career opportunities, unified in their commitment to serving our clients and their pressing humanitarian needs. PILPG offers an unparalleled commitment to excellence, work that matters, and sincere intellectual engagement in a vibrant community of leaders in public international law.


A Preeminent wASHINGTON D.C. Institution

PILPG’s location in Washington, DC puts us at the center of policy, international law, and foreign affairs. We partner with 12 of the top 15 international law firms, as well as U.S. government agencies, premier academic institutions, and international organizations. Our team members are encouraged to take full advantage of DC's numerous professional opportunities. PILPG helps facilitate this exposure with its clear brand, comprehensive internal and external programming, and alumni network. All team members learn how to leverage their experience within our dynamic organization and its broader DC context, optimizing on local resources while benefitting from a global network of colleagues working on the ground.


Wherever you are, PILPG will be the trusted legal authority in the room. PILPG works across 5 continents and has established offices in over 25 different countries. We believe in putting “briefcases on the ground” to provide in-person support and advice to our clients. In the last year alone, PILPG team members travelled over 655,000 miles and visited 24 countries. Our team members around the world speak over 27 different languages. In addition to team members possessing a variety of prior international experiences, daily work requires international collaboration and constant analysis of pressing foreign news and political developments. Our teams are intellectually agile due to the nature of our work, which requires responding to our clients' evolving needs in active conflict zones.



Limitless opportunities

to be the most effective practitioners of peace-building. This training includes an extensive program of professional development activities and curricula including speaker series, negotiation simulations, networking opportunities, and more. Further, young professionals are meaningfully connected to our most senior members in order to create a supportive environment where mentorship is a priority. A PILPG affiliation lasts long past your time at PILPG; our vibrant alumni community provides a channel for continued engagement.