PILC Archive

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 […]

Oct. 24: Register for the 4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair

Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair Friday, November 4, 2022 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST  We are excited to welcome you to a robust virtual hiring experience using the Zoom platform.  Registration and details at: https://www.law.buffalo.edu/cso/public-defender-career-fair.html All law […]

Nov. 2: Urban Biodiversity Panel Reception

URBAN BIODIVERSITY: A TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE ON THE ROLE OF CITIES IN PROMOTING GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY GOALS November 2, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Though seemingly at odds with one another, a wide variety of living organisms and habitats exist in and around dense […]

Jan. 20: PILC Fair: Interviewing and Table Talk Workshop

Please join us for a workshop to help prepare you for successful interviewing and networking at the upcoming Public Interest Legal Career Fair (February 2 & 3, 2023). We’ll also cover how to handle offers, waitlists, free sign-up and navigating the virtual […]

Policing Project Justice Fellow

Policing Justice Fellow The Policing Project at New York University School of Law invites applications for our 2023–2024 Policing Justice Fellowship, a one-year, potentially-renewable position based in New York City. The Fellowship will begin August/September 2023. This fellowship is designed […]

Rolling Deadline: Spring 2023 NYWBA Fellowship at Her Justice

The New York Women’s Bar Association (NYWBA) funds one fellow each fall and spring semester to complete an internship at Her Justice, which serves women living in poverty in New York City, many of whom are victims of gender-based violence. […]

Sept. 12: Twenty-Sixth Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

Please join PILC for the Twenty-Sixth Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture. Each year, a prominent public figure who has performed exemplary public service addresses the students, faculty, alumni, and friends of New York University School of Law. […]

Nov. 16: Getting Out of NYC: Summer Internships Beyond the Big Cities

You may have considered spending your summer doing public interest work in New York City, Washington DC, or San Francisco, but have you thought about going to a smaller city or rural locale? Join us for a discussion with current […]

Rolling: Fall Internship – Initiative for Community Power at NYU Law

The Initiative for Community Power fosters deep community partnerships and brings decades of high-impact community organizing and power-building work.  The Initiative catalyzes analysis, innovation, and project work to create a more equitable, democratic, and racially just society. The Initiative combines […]

Nov. 18: Recording and Application Available: Pro Bono Intensive Program

Please join PILC virtually to discuss the LLM pro bono intensive research project opportunities on Thursday, October 13th from 5:30-6:30 PM. At least one representative from each organization will be in attendance. The organizational representatives will meet the LLM students […]

Nov. 14: International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowships

The International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowships are funded post-graduate fellowship placements with major international organizations working in the field of international finance and development.  Host organizations in past years have included:  The United Nations (UN) The World Bank The […]

Sept. 15: Research Assistant Role – Climate Litigation Accelerator

The Climate Litigation Accelerator is looking for an NYU Law 2L/3L to serve as a Research Assistant to help with an exciting and groundbreaking project: the first ever database on the right to a healthy environment. This project is a collaboration with […]

Nov. 8: Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights

Human Rights in China (HRIC) is pleased to host the Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights. The fellowship enables an NYU Law School graduate to devote a year to full-time human rights work at HRIC. It was established […]

Nov. 9: Universal Rights Group NYC Internship

The URG is a policy think tank focused on the international human rights system and its impact on the ground. Its mission is to generate progress towards the full realisation of the rights and freedoms contained in international human rights […]

Oct. 19: Abolition and Public Defense: Can the Two Co-exist?

Join public defenders (including those who work in deportation defense), organizers and people with direct criminal legal system experience for a nuanced discussion on abolition and public defense. Panelists will share the tensions and opportunities they have experienced and respond […]

Nov. 16: Webinar – Small Island Developing States & Plastic Pollution

SIDS & GLOBAL PLASTICS SERIES Webinar: Small Island Developing States & Plastic Pollution: The Road Towards a Global Agreement Wednesday, Nov 16 12:00-1:15 PM EST Register here. Plastic pollution has evolved into one of the greatest global threats to humankind […]

Oct. 10: Application and Recording Available – Sidley Austin Pro Bono Opportunity

The Office of Graduate Careers, together with Sidley Austin, will host a virtual information session for interested students on Wednesday, September 28th at 10 AM. Click to watch the recording. International law firm Sidley Austin LLP seeks student volunteers for […]

Sept. 30: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Information Session

Do you have questions about the Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship? Please join us for this in-person information session led by IJC staff in advance of the Oct. 18 Fellowship deadline. Food will be provided during this session! Date: Friday, September 30 Location: […]

Oct. 18: Research Assistant for NYU Law’s Climate Litigation Accelerator (CLX)

Research Assistant for NYU Law’s Climate Litigation Accelerator (CLX) CORRECTION: This call for applications was previously posted but contained the incorrect email. If you applied previously, please resend your application materials to Jackie Gallant at jbg445@nyu.edu. The Climate Litigation Accelerator […]

Oct. 28: Environmental Racism and Climate (In)Justice

Co-Sponsored by NYU’s Global Justice Clinic; Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law; Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy & Land Use Law and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. Environmental Racism and Climate (In)Justice Friday, October 28th 6:00 […]

PILC Info Session Recording Now Available

The PILC Info session can now be viewed on the PILC Resources Website here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/career-resources-for-JDs  If you have any questions or concerns please contact NYU Law School’s Public Interest Law Center at law.pilcfair@nyu.edu or 212-998-6686.

Oct. 12: Diversity in Prosecutor Offices (In person)

NYU Law’s Public Interest Law Center will be hosting a conversation with current U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Breon Peace (’96) and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Damian Williams on diversity in prosecutor offices.  As African-American […]

Nov. 10: Advocating for Workplace Justice with the Peggy Browning Fund

Please join PILC and the Peggy Browning Fund for a panel conversation on the current state of the labor movement, labor lawyering, and the future of workplace justice. The session will also include information about the summer Peggy Browning Fellowship […]

Oct. 17: Finding and Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship (In person)

Attend this session for an introduction to public interest careers and to learn about PILC’s Summer Funding Program, which guarantees financial support to any 1L and 2L with a public interest, government or judicial summer internship. PILC counselors will offer advice […]

Recording Available: Public Interest Career Planning for Rising 2Ls

Jump-start your career planning for the year with tailored advice for rising 2Ls about seeking a summer job for next year, preparing for your post-grad job search, and how PILC can help. This event will be fully remote.  Click here […]

Recording Available: Public Interest Career Planning for Rising 3Ls

Join us for tailored advice for rising 3Ls who are starting or continuing with your post-graduate job search and how PILC can help! Click here to view the recording. PILC Public Interest Law Careers Overview

Rolling: Pro Bono Research Opportunity with Open Society Foundations

To apply, please email Daniela.Ikawa@opensocietyfoundations.org with a resume and cover letter. ** For more information about NYU Law’s pro bono credit requirements, click here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/nys-bar-pro-bono-requirement Description of your organization The Open Society Justice Initiative, a litigation and law center housed […]