PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

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/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. 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. 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 […]

Roundtable with Legal Advisors of Permanent Missions to the UN

Date: March 8, 2017 Time: 5:00-7:00pm Room: VH 210 The Institute for International Law and Justice at NYU School of Law, the American Society of International Law’s Government Attorney’s Interest Group, and the NYU Law Public Interest Law Center are […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of February 20

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: Tuesday, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm Thursday, […]

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 Federal Housing Finance Agency – […]

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 Federal Housing Finance Agency – […]

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 No current upcoming deadlines.  Please check […]

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 Policy Research, Inc. (Various Locations Nationwide) – […]

Feb. 23: How to Be an Effective Activist: A 90-Minute Training on Nonviolent Action

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor, Kimmel Center for University Live, 60 Washington Square South   Popular protest—like other forms of political action—requires passion to be effective, but […]

Feb. 24: Latinx Rights Scholarship Annual Symposium: Revitalization for Whom?

Friday, February 24 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Lipton Hall In New York City’s fastest gentrifying neighborhoods, the average rent has nearly doubled in the last twenty years. But gentrification is about much more than housing policy–it is a complex […]

Feb. 24: Human Rights and the “War on Terror”: Holding the United States Accountable in Foreign Jurisdictions

A lunch talk with   Shahzad Akbar Fellow, Reprieve Founder, Foundation for Fundamental Rights                                                                     Andreas Schüller Director of International Crimes and Accountability Program,  European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights   Hosted by PILC and CHRGJ   Date: Friday, […]

Feb. 27: Tips on Finding 1L Public Interest Summer Internships

On Monday, February 27, from 1:00 to 2:00pm, the Public Interest Law Center will hold a session for 1Ls who are still seeking or just beginning to search for a summer job.  We will discuss how to begin your search […]

Feb. 28: Jumpstarting Your 3L Public Interest Job Search

Calling all public interest 2Ls!  Get a jumpstart on your post-graduate job search by joining PILC for a panel on Tuesday, February 28, at 12:00 p.m. in FH 216: “Jumpstarting Your 3L Public Interest Job Search.”  During this panel, you […]

Mar. 1: PILC & ILS International Alumni Panel and Reception

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017  |  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Room: Lester Pollack Colloquium Room (panel) John Sexton Lounge (reception)   Join the Public Interest Law Center and the International Law Society for a discussion with distinguished international public […]

Mar. 2-3: One-on-one Sessions with Nicole Karlebach, Yahoo’s Senior Legal Counsel for Business & Human Rights

The Public Interest Law Center invites you to sign up for a one-on-one session with our Spring 2017 Practitioner in Residence, Nicole Karlebach (LLM ’14), Yahoo’s Senior Legal Counsel for Business & Human Rights. Nicole leads and executes Yahoo’s efforts […]

Mar. 3-5: 30th Annual Robert M. Cover Public Interest Retreat

Registration for the 30th Annual Robert M. Cover Public Interest Retreat is open!  This year’s theme is “Dreaming of Freedom, Working for a Liberated Reality.”   When: March 3-5, 2017 Where: Sargent Center, Peterborough, NH Cost: $195 (includes retreat fees, […]

Mar. 6: Thinking Ahead Towards Prosecution Positions for 2Ls and 3Ls

Calling all current 1Ls and 2Ls who may be interested in prosecution work. Whether you know for sure you want to work in a prosecutor’s office or are merely considering a career or internship in prosecution, please join us on […]

Mar. 11: 31st Annual Metropolitan New York Trainer

The New York State Defenders Association will be holding its 31st Annual Metropolitan New York Trainer on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Tishman Auditorium.   The program for the day is as follows: 8:30-9:00 am – Registration (coffee is available) […]

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 […]

Call for Papers: International Law and Human Rights Emerging Scholarship Conference

Conference Dates: April 20-21, 2017 Deadline for Submissions of Draft Papers: Wednesday, March 22, 2017   The Institute for International Law and Justice and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice are pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the […]

Call for Applications: 2017-2018 Africa House Student Fellowships

Each year Africa House awards fellowships to outstanding student scholars at New York University to study and conduct research on the continent. Fellowships are generously provided by non-NYU donors who have contributed funds to Africa House to support these annual fellowships. Africa […]

Feb. 13: Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale Fellowship Deadline

The Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale funds and supports innovative public interest law projects to protect the legal rights of inadequately represented groups or interests. Applicants are encouraged to work with a sponsoring organization, but note that the Initiative seeks […]

Feb. 15: NYU Public Interest Project Fellowship Deadline

Current 3L students at NYU Law are invited to apply for the NYU Public Interest Project Fellowship with a non-profit host organization in the United States.  This new fellowship requires the candidate to partner with a host organization and to […]

Feb 15: Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship Deadline

NYU School of Law announces with great pleasure the posting of the 2016-2017 Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship for one year of human rights work. Applicants are invited to design projects to put their legal education to work on timely […]

Feb. 17: Sudler Family Fellowship Application Deadline for Summer Internships at Federal or State Prosecutor’s Offices

Deadline for submitting the Sudler Family Fellowship application for those 1Ls and 2Ls who have secured a summer internship at a federal or state prosecutor’s office is Friday, February 17, 2017.  The Sudler Family Fellowship will support approximately ten NYU […]

Feb. 17: Rural Summer Legal Corps Deadline

Equal Justice Works and Legal Services Corporation are actively recruiting students to fill 30 exciting positions nationwide in the Rural Summer Legal Corps program. Selected participants will begin the summer with intensive training from poverty law experts on housing, domestic violence, […]

Feb. 17: Lunch with David Malone, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

The Public Interest Law Center invites you to have lunch with UN Under-Secretary-General David Malone, Rector of the United Nations University. Prior to joining UNU in 2013, Dr. Malone held many high-level roles in the Canadian government, including positions within […]

Feb. 7: The Many Legal Paths in NYS Government

There are many varied opportunities for lawyers in public service in New York State government. A number of agencies have a strong presence in New York City, and they draw on a range of legal expertise from financial services to […]