PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Pro Bono Opportunity – Reprieve – Death Penalty Research (August/September)

Project Reprieve (a UK-based non-profit that supports human rights and campaigns against the death penalty) is researching death penalty eligible crimes around the world.  The goal is to inform people, particularly those in public service, of which crimes attract the […]

Washington State Office of the Attorney General 2017 Summer Externship Deadline: August 18th

The Attorney General’s Office is pleased to invite qualified second-year law students to apply for summer 2017 volunteer or externship positions.  The Office’s fall recruitment program is available to any qualified second-year law student.  At the conclusion of this recruitment […]

PILC Drop-in for the Week of July 18

For career planning questions that can be answered in 10 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 2:00 pm with Gail Zweig Tuesday, from 2:00 […]

July 19: Deadline to Register for UN 2016 Young Professionals Program (YPP) exam for all UN Secretariat organizations

The 2016 YPP Examination will be offered in the following areas: Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development) Information and Telecommunication Technology Who can apply? The YPP examination is held once a year and is open to nationals of countries participating in […]

July 30: Application deadline extended for LATINOJUSTICE PRLDEF sponsorship for rising 3L or recent law graduate for Fall 2017-2018 Public Interest Fellowship

Applicants must be law students who will graduate by June 2017 or recent graduates currently completing a judicial clerkship who are otherwise eligible for a fellowship commencing Fall 2017.  We are seeking energetic, motivated candidates with a record of commitment […]

August 1: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program – Opportunities in Law

Opening Minds to the World The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combined teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators, as well as […]

New Website Designed to Help NYU Students Apply for a Fulbright Launched by NYU Office of Global Awards

The NYU Office of Global Awards is very pleased to announce a new website designed to help NYU students apply for a Fulbright. It can be accessed here.   Unlike our Fulbright pages on the Office of Global Awards website, this website isn’t just […]

August 3-7: National Lawyers Guild National Convention at NYU School of Law: Free Registration for NYU Law Students

With the co-sponsorship of the Public Interest Law Center, the National Convention of the National Lawyers Guild takes place August 3-7 on at the Law School. Currently enrolled NYU Law students and 2016 NYU Law graduates may register without charge!  In this unusual […]

August 12: Washington State Attorney General’s Office 2016 Honors Program for 3LS and Qualified Judicial Clerks

The Washington State Attorney General’s Office is pleased to invite third-year law students and qualified judicial clerks to apply to its Honors Program.  The 2016 Honors Program will culminate in offers of an Assistant Attorney General position to a small […]

Paid Fall Term-Time Internship at Her Justice for an NYU law student

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 […]

Sept. 11: Deadline for the Louis D. Brandeis program with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is one of the newest Federal agencies, formally launched in July 2011. The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans—whether they are applying […]

Arizona Handbook Password Change

The 2016-17 Government Honors & Internship  and Public Policy Handbooks can be accessed at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc Password: pomegranate

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 Environmental Protection Agency – Clinical Legal […]

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 Environmental Protection Agency – Clinical Legal […]

June 22: Pro Bono: A Pathway to Jumpstarting Your Legal Career

The Brooklyn Bar Association Pro Bono Committee, Mentor Program Committee, Young Lawyer’s Section and Lawyer Referral Service, in partnership with the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Brooklyn Law School Public Interest Office invite you to a pro bono networking […]

Pro Bono Networking Event

The Brooklyn Bar Association Pro Bono Committee, Mentor Program Committee, Young Lawyers Section and Lawyer Referral Service, in partnership with the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project and Brooklyn Law School Public Interest Office are hosting a pro bono networking reception. Join […]

June 15: Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization Invites Applications From Law Students: Scholarships of Up To $5,000 To Be Awarded

Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization (JTB-APO) is a not-for-profit organization of judges, lawyers, and other citizens dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession and the judiciary. JTB-APO is holding its Eleventh Biennial Conference this year in New […]

June 15: Public Interest Law Center/Guarini Summer Series Presents: Mary Mcleod

Public Interest Law Center/Guarini Summer Series Presents Mary McLeod June 15, 2016, 8-9 A.M.   Mary McLeod (‘77) has been a federal government agency lawyer since graduating from NYU Law where she had been a Root-Tilden scholar.  In February 2016, […]

PLI Public Interest Boot Camp Live Webcast

This free boot camp is designed to prepare law students holding summer internships with public interest law organizations, government agencies, and other legal nonprofits to better serve clients seeking pro bono legal services. All students and public interest advocates are […]

Volunteers for Mock Trial Program

In the past few months the Legal Aid Society’s Civil Practice has benefited from an increase in City and State funds directed at fighting homelessness and we have been able to hire a number of new housing attorneys. We are […]

Her Justice Joan L. Ellenbogen Fellowship

Her Justice seeks either a third-year law student enrolled in a law school in New York State, or a newly graduated law student who has been awarded a degree from a New York State law school in 2016, for the […]

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 services […]

April 26: Panel Discussion: How to Become an Assistant United States Attorney

April 26, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, free of charge NYC  Bar Association 42 West 44th St. NY, NY 10036 Panelists will discuss the structure of the office in their District, the types of cases that attorneys generally get to work […]

April 28-29: Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America

On April 28-29, 2016, please join the Institute of Judicial Administration and Center on Civil Justice at NYU School of Law for a two-day program, Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America.   Are Americans making under $50,000 […]

Scholarship Opportunity from Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization (JTB-APO)

JTB-APO is a not-for-profit organization of judges, lawyers, and other citizens dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession and the judiciary. Later this year, JTB-APO is holding its Eleventh Biennial Conference in New York City, and scholarships of up […]

April 21: Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session for Graduate Students

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session for Graduate Students April 21, 2016, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm This seminar provides a detailed overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, discusses the differences between research/study and English Teaching Assistantship grants, offers advice […]

April 18: NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship

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 organization must do legal work in reproductive justice and/or women’s rights and have […]

April 18: PILC End-of-the-Year Reception

Monday, April 18, 2016  |  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sexton Lounge, Furman Hall 2nd floor The Public Interest Law Center invites you to our annual end-of-the-year reception! Join us to bid farewell to our departing public interest third-year and LLM […]

April 11: Info Session for Rising 2Ls Thinking Ahead Towards a 2L Summer in Government

For rising 2Ls and 3LS who may wish to apply to government positions in the Fall, including federal honors programs, come hear a federal government lawyer speak about the hiring process on Monday, April 11 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm […]

April 11: Rebellious Lawyering, A Conversation with Professor Gerald López

Monday, April 11, 2016  |  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge Opening Remarks By: Vice Dean Randy Hertz Moderated By: Prof. Kim Taylor-Thompson Co-Sponsored By: NYU Law School Public Interest Law Center (PILC) Coalition on Law & […]