Oct. 29: Annual Latinx in the Law Lecture with Andrea Nieves ’10

Please join NYU Law’s Latinx Rights Scholars for NYU Law’s Annual Latinx in the Law Lecture with Andrea Nieves ’10. Lite refreshments will be served.   Prior to joining BDS in 2015, Andrea Nieves worked as a capital defense attorney in […]

Nov. 16: Making the Most of your Winter Break with PILC and PILSA

Get tips from fellow students and PILC counselors on ways to use your winter break to advance your public interest jobsearch.   Date: Friday, November 16th Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm Room: Sexton Lounge Please RSVP here.

Registration Now Open for PILC Summer Funding

As the most ambitious such program in the nation, the PILC Summer Funding Program guarantees funding for all first- and second-year students who spend their summers working in public interest and government positions.  1L students are guaranteed $4,500 and 2Ls […]

Oct. 22: Immigration and Community Justice Work at The Legal Aid Society

Join staff from The Legal Aid Society’s Community Justice Unit and Immigration Unit to learn about intersecting systems of state oppression for immigrant and/or communities of color in NYC. Panelists will discuss how they have challenged the NYPD gang database, […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of October 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 3:00 to 4:00 pm Tuesday, from 1:00 […]

Hot Jobs For Graduating 3Ls

PILC has begun to compile a list of “hot” post-graduate jobs and fellowships on this page.   Please note: The opportunities listed represent just some of the fellowships and other entry-level positions available to graduating 3Ls.  For a comprehensive job search, […]

Oct. 15: Finding & Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship

PILC invites all 1Ls to attend this information session and learn about PILC’s Summer Funding Program. PILC counselors will offer advice on how to begin looking for a summer internship and insight into what PILC can do to help.   […]

Oct. 15: Twenty-Second Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

Please join us for the Twenty-Second 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. This […]

Oct. 18: Winter & Spring Break Intensive Pro Bono Research Welcome Reception

The Winter and Spring Break Pro Bono Research Projects are a great opportunity to complete pro bono work for admission to the New York State Bar, as well as for students to gain experience conducting international law research and drafting […]

Oct. 22: 1L Government & Prosecution Summer Internships Info Session

Join PILC for an info session for 1Ls who may want to spend their summers summer interning in a federal, state or local government agency or prosecutor’s office.   Date: Monday, October 22nd Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm Room: FH 216   Please RSVP […]

Oct. 23: Public Interest Law Firms Panel Discussion

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. 29: PILC and Guarini Center Environmental Law Luncheon

Are you interested in a career in environmental and land use law? Join us for a lunch conversation with Kimberly Ong ’09 from the NRDC and Suzanne Novak ’97 from Earthjustice. They will give insight into their practice and career […]

Nov. 2: Getting out of NYC: Summer Internships Beyond the Big Cities

Interested in getting out of NYC for the summer?  This panel, geared toward 1L and 2L students, will include student panelists who will share their experiences in summer public interest internships in smaller cities and towns.   Date: Friday, November 2nd […]

Nov. 02: Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship Application Deadline

The Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship provides three exceptional NYU Law graduates with an opportunity to spend one year working with an innovative human rights organization. Fellows are paid a competitive salary with benefits. The Bernstein Institute supports fellows throughout the year with […]

Oct. 12: Immigrant Justice Corp Info Session

Please join PILC for an information session on the Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship ( to be held Friday, October 12, at 12:00 PM in the PILC Library. We will be joined by IJC staff. This event is open to 3L, […]

Oct. 12-13: Peggy Browning Fund’s National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

Attend the Peggy Browning Fund’s National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference near Baltimore, MD. This is an exciting opportunity to meet labor law experts and practitioners as well as other law students from throughout the nation. With an impressive lineup […]

Summer 2019 Internship at Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP

Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP (NSB) is a small civil rights law firm in New York City devoted to bringing wrongful conviction, police misconduct, and prison reform actions on behalf of individual clients. Formerly Cochran Neufeld & Scheck, LLP, the […]

Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Law Application Now Available

FASPE is an intensive, two-week study program in professional ethics and ethical leadership taking place in Berlin, Krakow, and Oswiecim (the location of the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz). FASPE begins by examining the actions and choices of German […]

Oct. 1: Moelis Urban Planning Fellowship Info Session and Panel

Whether you are interested in working in the private or public sector, please join the inaugural class of Moelis Fellows and PILC for an information session about this Fellowship Program and how to apply for it.   Learn more about […]

Oct. 2: What Does It Mean to Be a Public Defender?

Across the nation, law students are entering public defense for a variety of reasons and may develop new ones as they begin to practice. In this panel discussion, cosponsored by the Defender Collective and PILC, we hope to unmask the […]

Oct. 2: Brown Bag Lunch with Still She Rises, Tulsa

Join PILC for a brown bag lunch with Asher Levinthal of Still She Rises!  Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Still She Rises, a Holistic Defense Project of the Bronx Defenders, is the first public defender office in the country dedicated exclusively […]

Oct. 5: SDNY Federal Defender Brown Bag with Ian Marcus Amelkin

Interested in working as a public defender? Want to work in federal court someday? Please join Assistant Federal Defender, former Legal Aid attorney, and NYU alumnus, Ian Marcus Amelkin ’09, for an informative brown bag lunch about the Federal Defenders […]

Oct. 05: NYU School of Law Fellowship at Human Rights Watch Application Deadline

This fellowship is open to candidates who hold a J.D. from New York University School of Law or have a degree granted by June 2019.   Human Rights Watch is strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our staff and our […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans

The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a small, community-based organization in Astoria, Queens that seeks to integrate new immigrants from the Middle-East/North Africa, and South Asia into the socio-economic and civic life of American […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Solidarity Center – International Lawyers Assisting Workers (ILAW) Network Project

Seeking Law Students Interested in Working on the International Lawyers Assisting Workers (ILAW) Network Project   What ILAW is The core mission of this new global legal network — the International Lawyers Assisting Workers (ILAW) — is to bring together […]

Sep. 24: International Fellowships Information Session for LLMs

Come learn about international post-graduate fellowship opportunities for LLMs. We will discuss the International Finance and Development Fellowships, the International Law and Human Rights Fellowships, the International Court of Justice Judicial Fellow Programme, the Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, […]

Sep. 25: Justice Catalyst Information Session

Join PILC on Tuesday, September 25, at 12:00 PM in the PILC/OCS Library to learn about post-graduate project fellowship opportunities with Justice Catalyst ( Please RSVP for this event. Justice Catalyst activates path-breaking approaches to social justice lawyering and affirmative […]

Sep. 25: Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship Info Session

Are you an NYU Law 3L interested in working at an innovative human rights organization?  Come learn about the Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship!  The fellowship places three NYU Law graduates at cutting-edge human rights organizations, offers a competitive salary with benefits, and […]

Sep. 27: Rose Sheinberg Lecture

Join us for the 25th Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture presented by Mariame Kaba. Kaba is an organizer and educator whose work focuses on ending violence, dismantling the prison industrial complex, transformative justice and supporting youth leadership development. Her lecture is […]

Sep. 27: Rose Sheinberg Lunch

Each year the Rose Sheinberg program invites someone working on cutting-edge issues of gender, race and class to spend a day at the Law School, meet with students, faculty, and the larger community, and give a major address. This year’s […]