PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Counseling Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote and in-person appointments throughout the fall. Same-day drop in appointments are also available. To make an appointment, you can: 1) Email pilc.appointments@nyu.edu with A description of what you are looking to discuss with a counselor Practice […]

Hot Jobs for Graduating 3Ls

PILC compiles 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, students should also regularly check […]

PILC Fair & Table Talk Recording Now Available

The recording and slides are now available on the PILC Career Resources webpage here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents . You will be prompted to log in with your NYU credentials. Feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.

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.

Rolling: Fellowship in Urban Environmental Law

The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law seeks to hire a full-time Legal Fellow to conduct policy-relevant research, writing and outreach related to innovation in the development of environmental law. The Guarini Center, housed at NYU School […]

Jan. 26: Apply to the Brazilian Legal Society Pro Bono Clinic

The Brazilian Legal Society at NYU partnered with the Brazilian Consulate in New York and the non-profit organizations Mantena Global Care and Garra to launch a clinic aimed at providing free legal support to Brazilian immigrants in need. The project focuses on assisting and advising the most vulnerable […]

Deadline Feb.1, 2022: Public Interest Essay Competition

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review’s Seventh Annual Public Interest Essay Competition The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to announce its seventh annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition is a national writing competition for student-authored articles on the topic of […]

Feb. 3 & 4: NYU Law’s 45th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 45th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair virtually on February 3 & 4, 2022.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country.  The […]

Feb. 3 & 4: Virtual PILC Fair Drop-In Rooms

The Public Interest Law Center will be available for virtual drop-ins during the PILC Fair (2/3 & 2/4). All students registered for the 2022 PILC Fair are welcome to drop-in and speak with a PILC counselor!  The room will be […]

Feb 7.: Institute for International Law and Justice and Guarini Global Law & Tech Brown Bag

Join us to learn about two of NYU Law’s international Centers, the Institute for International Law and Justice and the Guarini Institute for Global Law and Tech. This session will explore the work of these two centers, the research and […]

Feb. 10: NYS Excelsior Fellowship Program

The New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program is a funded two-year fellowship offering talented individuals unmatched training and experience in New York State government. Excelsior Fellows work full time at host executive-branch agencies and authorities, advancing the operational and […]

Feb. 22: Morgan Lewis Diversity Scholarship for 1L and 2Ls

The attorneys, legal personnel, and staff at Morgan Lewis represent a diverse mixture of backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures. We are strengthened by this diversity. Morgan Lewis is therefore proud to present its Diversity Scholarship Program through the Morgan Lewis Foundation. […]

Mar. 3: NYU Public Interest Fellowships

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) is excited to announce its 2022 PILC FELLOWSHIPS. A description of the PILC Fellowship and how to apply can be found here. In addition, NYU will award one REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS FELLOWSHIP […]

Mar. 20: NYU Elizabeth Frankel Fellowship in Immigration Law

The NYU Elizabeth Frankel Immigrant Rights Fellowship provides funding for NYU Law students 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 […]

Jan. 26: Liberty Aldrich Fellowship at LIFT

The Liberty Aldrich Fellowship at LIFT provides additional summer funding for a first- or second-year NYU law student to work at LIFT—Legal Information for Families Today, which serves pro se litigants in family court. Applications are due by Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Applicants […]

Deadline Extended – Jan. 28: Kirkland & Ellis NYC Public Service Fellowship

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. 28: RSVP for the Bankruptcy Assistance Project

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, property […]

Please submit FAFSAs for Summer Funding Purposes as soon as possible

If you registered for summer funding, we would be grateful if you could submit your FAFSA forms for both 2021-22 and 2022-23 as soon as possible, and you must do so no later than January 15. The Financial Aid Tutorial […]

Jan. 10: International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowship Application

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 […]

Jan.13: Deadline to Register for the Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 45th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair virtually on February 3 & 4, 2022. It is the largest fair of its kind in the […]

Jan. 21: PILC Fair: Interviewing and Table Talk (Virtual Event)

Jan. 21: PILC Fair: Interviewing and Table Talk (Virtual Event) Please join us for a virtual workshop to help prepare you for successful interviewing and networking at the upcoming Public Interest Legal Career Fair. Please RSVP here. This session will be recorded. […]

Jan. 21: 2022-2023 Traineeship with the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

NYU Law is currently accepting applications for a Traineeship with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. The traineeship program is open to current 3L and LLM students at NYU Law, as well as JD and LLM graduates […]

Register for PILC Summer Funding

NYU Law will provide 1Ls and 2Ls with funding for working full-time for at least 8 weeks doing public interest work. To receive this funding for your summer 2022 internship, students must register for funding no later than December 1. […]

Dec.3: PILC Fair Info Session

Friday, December 3, 2021  |  3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Classroom 216, Furman Hall PILC Fair registration opens on December 1! Come meet with PILC learn how to register, apply for interviews, and use the online system. We will be […]

Pro Bono Legal Counseling

The Brazilian Legal Society at NYU partnered with the Brazilian Consulate in New York and the non-profit organizations Mantena Global Care and Garra to launch a pro bono clinic aimed at providing free legal support to Brazilian immigrants in need. […]

Recording Available: 1L Government and Prosecution Summer Internships Info Session

The 1L Government and Prosecution Summer Internship Info session recording is now available here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudentshttps://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/career-resources-for-JnyuDs   Please reach out to pilc.info@nyu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Recording Available: PILC and Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Workshop

The PILC and Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Workshop recording is available to watch here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/career-resources-for-JDs  

Recording Available: Finding and Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship

The Finding and Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship event that took please on October 18 from 12:45-2:00pm in Tishman Auditorium is now available to watch on the PILC resources website here.

Deadline: Nov. 20: Janet D. Steiger Fellowship

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project provides law students the extraordinary opportunity to work in the consumer protection departments of state and territorial Offices of Attorneys General and other consumer protection agencies, including the National Association of Attorneys General and […]

Deadline Extended: Alan Klinger Civil Rights Fellowship at ADL

Deadline Extension: The deadline for fall-term externships has been extended to October 1st, 2021, and spring-term externship applications will be considered on a rolling basis until January 7th, 2022.   The Alan Klinger Civil Rights Fellowship is a paid term-time […]