PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of May 15

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 1:00 to 2:00 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 No current deadines

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 Fall Smithsonian Institution – Legal Internship […]

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 Fall Smithsonian Institution – Legal Internship […]

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 Women’s Policy Inc. (Washington, DC) – 2018 […]

2017 Schulte Roth & Zabel Academic Year Fellowship

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), a non-profit civil rights law firm, is accepting applications for a distinguished fellowship sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel. The Fellow will contribute to social justice work at NYLPI during the 2017-2018 […]

Before You Start Your Summer Internship: New York State Pro Bono Requirement

Students spending their summer working for a not-for-profit organization, government agency, or a judge may want to count their internship toward the New York State Bar 50-hour pro bono requirement.   Internships with a broad range of organizations including legal […]

May 17: Summer Rent Discount Program Deadline

NYU Law is very pleased to announce a Summer Rent Discount Program for current students and 2017 graduates who plan to live in NYU housing while working in public interest positions this summer.  To be eligible for the Program, you […]

May 19: Brazil Business Dispute Management Congress

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN TIMES OF CRISIS is the theme of the 5th CPR Business Dispute Management Congress which will be held May 19th, 2017 in Curitiba.  Join Arruda Alvim, GST LLP, Renault, Valmet, SwissRe, Assurant, Shell, Pfizer, Jurídico de Saias, […]

Jun. 13: NYS Office of the Attorney General Recruitment Open House

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is hosting a Recruitment Open House on the evening of June 13th in Syracuse.  Attorneys and law students will be able to meet attorneys who work for the OAG in […]

May 2-4: Webinar on U.S. Department of Justice Legal Hiring Programs

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on Legal Hiring Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss the DOJ’s four main hiring programs, including the Attorney General’s Honors Program, Summer Law Intern Program, volunteer opportunities, […]

Apr. 24: Self Care Study Break: Strategies for Preventing and Addressing Vicarious Trauma

Monday, April 24, 2017 5:00-6:30 VH 204 **Dinner will be served**   Register here for food count: https://goo.gl/forms/iqi5Xcvv4RdJA2Bv2 Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/872224962916633/    Join attorneys from the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Practice for a training on how to prevent and address the […]

Apr. 26: Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee Application Deadline

The Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee is looking for outstanding candidates. Rising 2Ls who have demonstrated commitment/leadership in public interest are preferred but all students are encouraged to apply.   The Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee (NAC) provides […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pro Bono Opportunity: NYLAG One-Day Pro Bono Clinics

NYLAG routinely offers one-day legal clinics in the community to address urgent and other large-scale needs. Participants undergo training in the legal issues addressed in the clinic and are supervised by NYLAG staff attorneys. NYLAG has several different one-day legal […]

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 […]

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 […]

4/13 – 4/14: Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown

Governments around the world are cracking down on the space civil society needs to protect fundamental rights and freedoms. This year’s annual Bernstein Institute for Human Rights conference will provide a rich analysis of the measures governments are using to […]

April 10: Careers in Health and Human Rights: Reception for Health Law in the Public Interest

Do you want to use your law degree to help people live healthy lives? Do you believe health care is a human right?   Attend Careers in Health and Human Rights: Reception for Health Law in the Public Interest next Monday, April 10, from 5-7 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

April 4th: Final PILC Summer Funding Deadlines on Tuesday

PILC Summer Funding students, be sure to complete all of these steps before Tuesday at midnight! FAFSA Forms: Login to the FAFSA website and confirm that your 2016-17 and 2017-18 FAFSA is submitted and that you identified NYU as the […]

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, […]

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 […]