PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of December 4

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

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 Treasury, Department Of – Student […]

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 Spring New Jersey Attorney General – […]

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 Ohio Attorney General’s Office […]

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 National Center on Philanthropy and the Law […]

Dec. 8: Pickering Fellowship Information Session

On Thursday December 8 at 4:00 p.m. the Office of Global Awards will be hosting an information session for students interested in the Pickering Fellowship. Students interested in a career in the foreign service are encouraged to attend. Please click […]

Jan. 12: Helaine Barnett Summer Fellowship Program Deadline

The Helaine Barnett Summer Fellowship Program sends a first- or second-year law student from NYU Law to work at the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) office in Washington, DC. The fellow also spends two weeks with the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, […]

Jan. 12: Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship Deadline

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship was established to “support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study.” The amount of each fellowship will cover tuition costs plus an additional $18,000 annual […]

Jan. 17: Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship Deadline

Since the 1995-96 academic year, the Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship has been awarded annually to one NYU School of Law graduate to pursue public service employment for one year in New York City. Applicants must […]

Jan. 27: Interviewing and Table Talk Workshop for the Public Interest Legal Career Fair

Friday, January 27, 2017   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Classroom 216, Furman Hall   Please join us for a workshop to help prepare you for successful interviewing and networking at the upcoming 40th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair.

Feb. 2-3: 40th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 40th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on February 2 & 3, 2017.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country. […]

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: 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. 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 […]

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, […]

To Students Interested in Government Work

REMINDER: PILC counselor Gail Zweig is available to speak with any students interested in Government work.  You may contact PILC by calling 212-998-6686 or emailing pilc.appointments@nyu.edu to schedule an appointment with her.

Deadline to Register for PILC Summer Funding is THIS Week (December 1st)

Register here for Summer Funding: http://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/summerfunding/index.htm. Registration is quick and easy. Please e-mail us if you have difficulty accessing the site.   Remember, you can always opt out of the Summer Funding Program, but you will not be able to […]

Nov. 30: Webinar on Internships with the US Dept of Justice

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management will be hosting a webinar for students to learn about summer and academic-year vacancies and the application process.  This webinar is open to law students throughout the country. Interested students can attend one of the two […]

Dec. 1: NYC Law Department Law Student Hiring Fair

We invite you to join us for a Law Department hiring fair on December 1, 2016. If you are interested in participating, please forward your cover letter and resume to LForrest@ law.nyc.gov by November 21, 2016. In your cover letter, […]

Nov. 21: Conversation with AUSAs from the Southern District of New York

1Ls are invited to join Assistant U.S. Attorneys from the SDNY’s Criminal and Civil Divisions for a conversation about their work and career paths, as well as the office’s internship program and hiring practices.   Monday, November 21 1:00 – […]

Nov. 16: Peggy Browning Panel

Have a passion for economic justice? Redistribution of class power? Immigrant rights? The intersection of race and wages?   Well, if you’ve ever considered a career in the diverse and intersectional field of worker’s rights advocacy come to the Peggy Browning panel […]

Monday November 14: PILC/PILSA Mixer-Make the Most of Your Break

Join PILC and PILSA at this pre-break mixer. Get tips from fellow students and counselors on ways to use your winter break to advance your public interest job search. Please RSVP here (so we make sure there is enough pizza). […]

Nov. 15: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Deadline

Immigrant Justice Corps is recruiting its next class of Fellows. 25 two-year Justice Fellowships will be awarded to recent law graduates from around the country and fellows will be matched with top immigration non-profits in New York City and surrounding counties. […]

Nov. 15: NYS Excelsior Fellowship Information Session

Calling all 3Ls who may be interested in working for New York State on issues ranging from energy and environmental conservation to human rights and criminal justice.  Please join representatives of the NYS Governor’s Office for an information session concerning […]

Nov. 16: Earthjustice Oral Argument and Discussion on State Power Over Natural Gas Pipelines

Join Earthjustice for an oral argument and discussion about state power of natural gas pipelines.   Earlier this year, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation effectively halted development of the “Constitution” pipeline – a 125-mile fracked gas pipeline that […]

Nov. 16: Critical Language Scholarship Deadline

The deadline to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship is November 16, 2016.   The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines […]

Nov. 18: Considering Interning or Working for the Federal Government in 2017 and Beyond?

If you are a 3L who has applied to post-grad federal government honors programs or a 1L or 2L who is considering a summer internship with a federal government agency, please join PILC for a conversation about how to forge […]

Election Night Watch Party

Join PILC and PILSA as we view election-night news coverage. Drop by between classes or drop in for the evening. Tuesday, November 8, 2016 – 7:00 pm-12:00 am Sexton Lounge      

Nov 7: Deadline for Michael Weiner Scholarship For Labor Studies

Major League baseball players are honoring the life of former MLBPA Executive Director Michael Weiner through the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies. Awarded by the Major League Baseball Players Trust, this scholarship seeks to recognize and support the efforts […]

Nov. 7: Moelis Urban Law & Public Affairs Fellowship Program Information Session for 1Ls

Calling all 1Ls who are interested in working on urban affairs issues. Moelis Fellows will have a wide range of opportunities to learn about and work in urban law and public affairs. Fellows will develop the skills necessary to succeed in […]