PILC Archive

Rolling Deadline: Alan Klinger Summer Fellowship at ADL

The national office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is currently hiring an Alan Klinger Legal Fellow for summer 2024. The Alan Klinger Legal Fellow will work with ADL’s legal team, including the Senior Counsel, the Associate General Counsel, and the National Affairs team, on various projects related to […]

Apr. 9: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Information Session

Join us to learn about the IJC Justice Fellowship, which provides matches new lawyers with immigrant justice organizations across the country and funds their work for two years. In addition to the fellowship funding, IJC offers its fellows training and […]

Mar. 26: Equal Justice Works Fellowship Information Session

Brooke Meckler, EJW’s Director of Law School Engagement & Advocacy, will discuss EJW’s post-graduate fellowship programs, in particular their Design-Your-Own Fellowship, which funds new lawyers for two-years to execute a novel legal project with a partner organization. NYU’s incoming 2024 […]

Mar. 28: NYU Elizabeth Frankel Immigrant Rights Fellowship

The NYU Elizabeth Frankel Immigrant Rights Fellowship provides funding for NYU JD candidates pursuing a summer internship in immigrant services. The Fellowship was established in honor of the late Elizabeth Frankel ’05, Associate Director of the Young Center for Immigrant […]

Mar. 12: Skadden Fellowship Info Session with Kathleen Rubenstein

Kathleen Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, will discuss the post-graduate Skadden Fellowship. The Skadden Fellowship is a two-year public interest project fellowship. This info session will take place Tuesday, March 12th, at 12:00 PM.  Please contact Kathryn […]

Mar. 25: Equal Justice America Summer 2024 Fellowship Deadline

The deadline for students to apply for an Equal Justice America Summer 2024 Fellowship is approaching. Students must submit their applications by March 25th.   https://equaljusticeamerica.org/index.php/summer-fellowship-application  To apply, students need to have placement lined up with an organization that provides […]

Mar. 25: Additional Summer Funding for 1Ls – Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Deadline

Eligible 1Ls with public interest summer internships in New York may apply to the Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program, a program of the New York Bar Foundation.  Fellows will receive an additional $2500 in summer funding (on top of $5500 in PILC […]

Apr. 12: Training on Suppression Law and Planning for Your Summer in Public Defense

Working in public defense this summer?  During the first 90 minutes of this session, Professor Hertz will share a summary of the federal and state constitutional doctrines governing suppression of tangible evidence, confessions, and identification testimony. The final 30 minutes […]

Mar. 7: A Panel Discussion about Criminal Justice Policy and Reform with Manhattan ADAs

Please join PILC for a panel discussion with 3 supervisors from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (DANY) about their career trajectories and work as members of DANY’s Post-Conviction Justice Unit, Police Accountability Unit, and Pathways to Public Safety Division. Gail […]

Mar. 8: Planning for Your 2L Year: Choices and Strategies for Public Interest 1Ls

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 and prioritize clinics, classes, term-time internships, journals and RA/TA positions. Now […]

Mar. 9: ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship Deadline

The application process for the 2024 Summer Legal Internship Program is now open. ABA JOHN J. CURTIN, JR. JUSTICE FUND 2024 SUMMER LEGAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is seeking motivated law student interns to apply for […]

Jan. 16: Elements of a Global Plastics Agreement

SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES & PLASTIC POLLUTION: ELEMENTS OF A GLOBAL PLASTICS AGREEMENT January 16, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm EST REGISTER HERE In late 2022, the international community convened in Punta del Este, Uruguay for the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee […]

Jan. 31: Public Interest Interviewing: Tips and Tricks from NYC Bar Association

For full details, click here. Public Interest Interviewing: Tips & Tricks Tuesday, January 31, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Virtual  Program Fee: Students or Alumni of Sponsoring Schools: Free Members: Free Non-Members: $25 This program is part […]

Jan. 23-27: PILSA Mock Interviews for PILC Fair

PILSA is here to help you prepare for the PILC Fair! Public interest 2Ls and 3Ls have volunteered to do 15-minute “mock interviews” with anyone who is looking to practice their spiel before the fair. You can sign up on the spreadsheet here.   […]

Feb. 2 & 3: NYU Law’s 46th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 46th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair virtually on February 2 & 3, 2023.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country. The […]

Jan. 23: Global Sustainable Cities: Cities and our Environmental Future

January 23, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EST REGISTER HERE Over half of the world’s population now lives in cities, and this share is expected to increase in the coming decades. With growing urbanization, cities and their residents face substantial environmental challenges such as […]

Recording Available: PILC and Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Virtual Lunch

Join the Public Interest Law Center and the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights for a virtual lunch and a discussion of human rights and legal empowerment. Sukti Dhital, the Executive Director of the Bernstein Institute, and Tyler Watson, the […]

Oct. 24: Summer Internships in Federal, State, or Local Gov’t Agency/Prosecutor’s Office

Please join PILC and several student panelists for an information session for 1Ls who may want to spend their summers interning in a federal, state or local government agency or prosecutor’s office. We will talk about the varied opportunities and […]

Dec. 2: PILC Fair Information Session @ 3 PM

PILC Fair registration opens on December 1! Come meet with PILC to learn how to register, apply for interviews, and use the online system. We will be available to help students with the registration process. Date: Friday, December 2 Time: […]

Nov. 10: Center for Human Rights and Global Justice’s International Law and Human Rights Fellowship

The International Law and Human Rights (ILHR) Fellowship Program is coordinated by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ), with support from the Public Interest Law Center (PILC). The […]

Feb. 3: Kirkland & Ellis NYC Public Service Fellowship Applications Due

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 execute a public service fellowship project for one year in New York City. The project […]

Jan. 9: 2023-2024 Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship

Applications for the 2023-2024 Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship with the Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU Stern School of Business will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 9, 2023. This fellowship is open to NYU Law LL.M. and J.D. students. Learn more about the organization and the […]

Oct. 27: Public Interest Careers in Law and Technology with PILC and the Engelberg Center

Are you interested in learning more about careers at the intersection of law & technology from a public interest perspective? Please join us for an alumni panel discussion to learn about this varied and important field. Our panel will feature […]

Jan. 12: Deadline to Register/Apply for Interviews at PILC Fair

The student registration and application upload period for the PILC Fair is OPEN! You may register for the Fair and upload your applications at pilcfair.law.nyu.edu. Registration and application upload ends at 5:00pm on January 12. If you wish to apply […]

Oct. 25: Education Law Brownbag & Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellowship Info Session

Have you ever considered Special Education Law? Join Todd Silverblatt, Supervising Attorney of The Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Program at Mobilization For Justice and Yariel Acevedo (’21), MFJ’s 2022 Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellow, for a discussion what it is like to practice special education law […]

Feb. 2 & 3: Virtual PILC Fair Drop-In Rooms

The Public Interest Law Center will be available for virtual drop-ins during the PILC Fair (2/2 & 2/3). All students registered for the 2023 PILC Fair are welcome to drop-in and speak with a PILC counselor!  The virtual room will be open from […]

Nov. 15: Annual LatinX in the Law Lecture

Join the Latinx Rights Scholarship Program for our annual Latinx in the Law Lecture with Lourdes Rosado ’95. Lourdes, an alumna of NYU law, is the President and General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and previously served as Program Director for […]

Recording Available: Public Interest Law Firms Panel Discussion with LSEJ

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at a public interest law firm? What are these law firms and how do they differ from other firms and from non-profit organizations? Come meet attorneys practicing in the areas of […]

Oct. 27: Parole Justice Teach-In

Register to join us virtually: https://tinyurl.com/PCPJteach-in

Jan. 20: Liberty Aldrich Summer Fellowship at Family Legal Care

The Liberty Aldrich Summer Fellowship at Family Legal Care New York University School of Law is excited to share the Liberty Aldrich Summer Fellowship Program for a student at the NYU Law to work with Family Legal Care. Family Legal […]