PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Mar. 29: Evening with Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union

Lean in NYC invites you to join them for an Evening with Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union.  They are expecting a lively discussion about NYCLU work in the areas of immigration, policing and many of the other issues […]

Congratulations to Our 2017 IFD Fellows!

We would like to congratulate the 14 recipients of this year’s NYU International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowship. To learn more about the students’ backgrounds and where they’ll be spending their summer / fall, please click here.

Deans’ Cup

Thursday, April 6, 2017  |  7:30 PM – 10:00 PM 3030 Broadway New York, NY 10027 This annual charity basketball event held between Columbia Law School and NYU School of Law raises funds for public interest work at both schools, […]

Paid Fall Term-Time Internship at Her Justice

Her Justice seeks a NYU Law student for each semester of the academic year to serve as the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation (NYWBAF) Fellow. The position requires 10-20 hours per week. The fellowship is funded by the NYWBA […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of March 27

For career planning questions that can be answered in 15 minutes or less, the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) offers drop-in counseling during the following days and times this week: Monday, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm Tuesday, from 3:30 to […]

Upcoming 1L Government Deadlines

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2016-17 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc Password: pomegranate   1Ls Summer Wisconsin Judicial Court System – […]

Upcoming 2L Government Deadlines

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2016-17 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc Password: pomegranate   2Ls Summer Wisconsin Judicial Court System – […]

Upcoming 3L Government Deadlines

The following government programs have 3L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2016-17 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc Password: pomegranate   3Ls Post Grad National Labor Relations Board […]

Upcoming Public Policy Internship and Fellowship Deadlines

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2015-16 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc password: pomegranate   FELLOWSHIPS Heritage Foundation, The (Washington, DC) – Graduate […]

Mar. 27: A Conversation with NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell

Please join PILC and the Center on Law and Security for a brown bag lunch with Glenn Gerstell who is visiting the Law School on Monday, March 27, and would like to have a discussion with students about careers in […]

Mar. 27: An Introduction to Public Interest Law Firms

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm Room: Furman Hall 212   The Public Interest Law Center invites you to learn more about public interest law firms. Alumni who practice at public interest law firms – focusing on […]

Mar. 30: Environmental Law Journal Symposium – Green Cities: Why Environmentalists Should Live in the Concrete Jungle

Did you know that Manhattan is the most environmentally friendly place to live in the US? On March 30th, the NYU Environmental Law Journal will host a panel entitled Green Cities. Our panel is focused both on how living in dense cities […]

Mar. 30/Apr. 19: NYU Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Sessions

Thursday 3/30, 12pm-1pm (GSAS Grad Student Lounge in Silver, Rm 120) Wednesday 4/19, 5:30pm-6:30pm (Wasserman Center)   Gain a detailed overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including types of awards, destinations, and a review of the application process. RSVP on […]

Mar. 31: Post-Graduate Fellowship for 3Ls – Poverty Justice Solutions Application Deadline

Now in its third year, the Poverty Justice Solutions Fellowship is a two-year fellowship awarded to 20 graduating 3Ls and recent graduates to work as entry-level attorneys at civil legal service providers in New York City focusing on eviction prevention […]

Mar. 31: Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program for Summer 2017 Deadline

Eligible 1Ls with public interest summer internships may apply to the Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program, a program of the New York Bar Foundation.  Fellows will receive an additional $500 in summer funding (on top of the $4500 PILC summer […]

Apr. 3: Information Session for Rising 3Ls Considering Post-Grad Government Jobs

For rising 3Ls who are considering federal, state or local post-grad government job opportunities, Gail Zweig of PILC will share some tips on what you can do to prepare for the fall hiring season before you return to campus in […]

April 4: Financial Literacy Skills Building Workshop for 3Ls

WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY PAYCHECK? FINANCIAL PLANNING 101 FH 210 at 4:00 p.m. Please RSVP here.   Most of us have big financial goals and not enough cash to spare. So deciding what to do with your paycheck after you’ve covered your basic expenses […]

Apr. 6: Meet Charles Radcliffe, Chief of Equality & Non-Discrimination at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017 Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room: Furman Hall 440   The Public Interest Law Center invites you to sign up for a one-on-one session with Charles Radcliffe, the Chief of Equality & Non-Discrimination at […]

Apr. 6: Skadden Fellowship Info Session and Counseling Sessions

Please join PILC and Susan Butler Plum, director of the Skadden Foundation, to learn about the post-graduate public interest Skadden Fellowship (http://www.skaddenfellowships.org/about-foundation).  The Skadden Fellowship is a two-year post-graduate fellowship to execute a project of one’s own design at a […]

Apr. 10: Information Session for Rising 2Ls Considering a 2L Summer in Government

The breadth of opportunities for 2Ls in government is extraordinary, but some of the application deadlines are super early! Please join us for a conversation on Monday, April 10 from 1:00-200pm in FH 214  to learn more about what you […]

Apr. 17: NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship Deadline

Graduating 3Ls are invited to apply for the NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship with a non-profit host organization in the United States or abroad.  Host organizations must do legal work in reproductive justice and/or women’s rights and have […]

Apr. 26: 3L and LLM Farewell Public Interest Reception

Please join PILC for the 3L and LLM Farewell Public Interest Reception on April 19 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm in Sexton Lounge, Furman Hall.    All graduating 3L and LLM students are invited to join us for an opportunity to get […]

Pro Bono Opportunity: NYLAG Clinic Volunteer Opportunity

NYLAG will be conducting general immigration screenings for a variety of immigrant populations to determine eligibility for various forms of immigration relief, including family based petitions, deferred action, naturalization, T and U visas, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). Clinic […]

NYU Law partners with Paladin to connect students and alumni with pro bono opportunities

The Law School has partnered with Paladin, a service that connects lawyers and law students with personalized pro bono opportunities. Students—both JD and LLM—may find it useful for identifying assignments that will satisfy the fifty-hour pro bono requirement for admission […]

Mar. 20: Resistance Lawyering

Poster   The Public Interest Law Center is delighted to invite you to “Resistance Lawyering”, a panel discussion featuring lawyers from a variety of practice areas, designed to provide students with inspiration and a model for what it looks like […]

Mar. 21: Project Fellowship Info Session

Come learn the nuts and bolts of applying for post-graduate public interest project fellowships (such as Equal Justice Works, Skadden, and Kirkland & Ellis). All are welcome, though rising 3Ls and judicial clerks are particularly encouraged to attend.  This session […]

Mar. 22: 2017 Public Service Benefit

Please join PILC in Greenberg Lounge on Wednesday, March 22 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm for the 2017 Public Service Benefit. At this cocktail reception, Dean Trevor Morrison will confer Public Service Awards on alumni Alisa Wellek ’10 and Marc Shapiro ’03, […]

Mar. 22/Apr. 11: Intro to National and Global Fellowships

Wednesday 3/22, 4:30pm-5:30pm Tuesday 4/11, 2pm-3pm Wasserman Center, Main Office, 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor   Learn about various types of fellowships, award and grant opportunities, common components of an application, and how to further explore them. RSVP on […]

Mar. 23: Information Session for Rising 2Ls and 3Ls Interested in DOJ’s SLIP and Attorney Honors Programs

If you are considering applying to work in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) after your 2L summer or following graduation, please join us for a discussion with Trisha Fillbach on Thursday, March 23 from 1:00–2:00pm in FH 216. Ms. […]

Mar. 24: Planning for Your 2L Year: Choices and Strategies for Public Interest 1Ls

Date: Friday, March 24, 2017  |  12:00-1:30pm Room: FH 216   Join PILC and current students for a discussion about how to plan for your 2L year and 2L summer, including whether to participate in EIW/OCI and how to choose […]