PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Jan. 22: Direct Client Services Volunteer Opportunities Panel

Monday, January 22nd from 1pm to 2pm in Furman 210.   Want to get involved in direct client volunteer work? Looking for ways to build your legal skills while giving back to the community? Join several direct-client services student organizations, including the Identity Documents […]

Scrofano Law PC Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship

Scrofano Law PC is a premiere DUI and criminal defense law firm in Washington, DC. At Scrofano Law PC, we believe that working as a public defender is one of the highest callings in the legal profession. Too often public […]

Access to Justice Tech Fellows Program

The Access to Justice Tech Fellows Program is seeking diverse and entrepreneurial-minded first and second year law students who are passionate about social justice and want to spend the next summer learning new ways to leverage technology to a real-life legal […]

Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second year law students for the paid Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program beginning in May 2018. Students placed in this summer program gain experience in […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of January 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: Tuesday, from 3:30 to 4:30pm Wednesday, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Thursday, from […]

Hot Post-Grad Jobs For 3Ls

The CSM/Symplicity system is updated continually as job, fellowship, and internship information comes in to PILC, OCS, and JCO.  Please continue to check this system frequently for the most comprehensive, targeted, and up-to the-minute information. Symplicity can be accessed via this […]

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: frenchfries   Rolling Deadlines:  At the top of each […]

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: frenchfries   Rolling Deadlines:  At the top of each […]

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: frenchfries   Rolling Deadlines:  At the top of each […]

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: frenchfries   Rolling Deadlines:  At the top of Fellowship and Internships […]

Jan. 16: Kirkland & Ellis Fellowship Deadline

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

Jan. 17: Brown Bag Lunch with McCracken, Stemerman & Holsberry

Please join PILC for a brown bag lunch with partner Kristin Martin from the prominent West Coast public interest law firm, McCracken, Stemerman & Holsberry, LLP (formerly Davis, Cowell & Bowe, LLP). Kristin is a partner in MSH’s San Francisco […]

Jan. 18: Legal Services NYC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open House

Legal Services NYC invites your diverse law student members to attend our  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open House on January 18, 2018  at Brooklyn  Law School. See below and attachment.   The  January 18th Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  (DEI)  Open […]

Jan. 18/19: Webinar on Volunteer Legal Internships with the U.S. Department of Justice

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Volunteer Legal Internship Program.  The webinar will provide an opportunity for students to learn about summer and academic-year vacancies, the application process, and answer any questions about […]

Jan. 22: Pro Bono Requirement Information Session

To be admitted to the New York State Bar, all students must complete at least 50 hours of eligible pro bono work. Attend this information session with Miriam Eckenfels-Garcia from PILC to learn what counts, what doesn’t count, how to […]

Jan. 29: How to Be an Effective Activist

Issues surrounding civil rights continue to spark intense debate and protests around the globe—driving people to mobilize and push for meaningful change. But being an effective activist takes more than passion and guts. Activists need to channel and focus their […]

Jan. 30: 21st Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

This is the 21st annual public service lecture sponsored by former New York Attorney General Robert Abrams ’63. Each year a prominent public figure who has performed exemplary public service addresses the students, faculty, alumni and friends of the New […]

Jan. 31: 1L & 2L Summer International Internships

Join PILC to learn about the nuts and bolts of the international public interest internship search process. You will hear directly from students with international internship experience about how they found their job and what their summer abroad was like. […]

Feb. 8-9: 41st Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 41st annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on February 8 & 9, 2018.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country.   […]

Feb. 11: Rural Summer Legal Corps Application Deadline

Equal Justice Works is seeking applications from students to fill 30 exciting positions in rural communities nationwide in the Rural Summer Legal Corps program. Selected participants will begin the summer with intensive training in DC from poverty law experts on […]

May 14-15: 2018 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Training

The University of Michigan Law School is pleased to announce the 2018 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Training, which will be held at the law school May 14-15, 2018.  Applications are due by March 15, 2018.   For the past twenty-one […]

May 15: Summer Rent Discount Program Deadline

NYU Law is very pleased to announce a Summer Rent Discount Program for current students and 2018 graduates who plan to live in NYU School of Law summer housing while working in public interest positions this summer.  To be eligible […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project

Organization: The New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project (NYC BAP) is part of Legal Services NYC, the largest provider of civil legal services in the United States. Legal volunteers work to save New York’s most vulnerable residents from wage garnishments, […]

Jan. 14: Helaine Barnett Fellowship Deadline

The New York University (NYU) School of Law is excited to announce the continuation of the Helaine Barnett Summer Fellowship Program for a law student at the NYU School of Law to work with the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) at […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Pro Bono Placement – Legal Aid Society – Bedford Union Armory

The Bedford Union Armory has been a part of Crown Heights since 1905. The City, which owns the site, is proposing a redevelopment plan which would lease the site to a developer in order to build 50% luxury and 50% […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Southern Poverty Law Center – Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative

Immigrants with legal counsel are more than 10 times as likely to succeed in their cases as detained immigrants without a lawyer. Yet, the great majority of immigrant detainees, especially in the Southeast, are not represented. The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative relies […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Urban Justice Center – Volunteer Translators

The Immigrants’ Rights Team of the Urban Justice Center’s Community Development Project is looking for volunteers to help with translation/interpretation of Arabic (Mauritanian preferably).  Please contact Shanti Tharayil at STharayil@urbanjustice.org. Note: This is posted as an opportunity to perform volunteer legal […]

Dec. 8: CPR 2018 CPR International Mediation Competition Pre-Registration Deadline

The CPR 2018 CPR International Mediation Competition will take place in São Paulo, Brazil on April 17 & 18, 2018.   Teams interested in participating have until Friday, December 8, 2017, to pre-register after which we will select the teams […]

Dec. 1: PILC Fair Registration Deadline

The Public Interest Law Center is pleased to invite you to NYU Law’s 41st annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair onThursday and Friday, February 8 and 9, 2018!   Student registration opens on November 1 at 9:00 a.m. and closes on December 1 at 11:59 p.m.   […]

Dec. 1: Boren Scholarship Deadline

Boren Scholarships provide funding for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages critical to U.S. interests. The typical period of time for the grant is a summer + one semester (or a full academic year). Awards can be […]