PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of January 27

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, 3:00 to 4:00 pm Tuesday, 2:00 to 3:00 pm […]

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 […]

Jan. 27: Pro Bono Requirement Info 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 PILC to learn what counts, what doesn’t count, how to find pro bono […]

Jan. 31: Liberty Aldrich Fellowship at Legal Information for Families Today Application Deadline

The New York University (NYU) School of Law is excited to announce the new Liberty Aldrich Summer Fellowship Program for a student at the NYU School of Law to work with LIFT—Legal Information for Families Today. LIFT’s mission is to […]

Jan. 31: Hague Conference on Private International Law Summer Internship Deadline

The Hague Conference on Private International Law (in The Hague, Netherlands) is once again offering a summer internship for students with grants for international internships.  The Secretariat has indicated that there is only one position for summer 2020.  The NYU […]

Feb. 6-7: 43rd Annual NYU Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 43rd annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on February 6 & 7, 2020.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country. […]

Feb. 10: Rural Summer Legal Corps Application Deadline

In partnership with Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Equal Justice Works will support 35 dedicated law students in serving rural communities this summer. Student Fellows will spend eight to ten weeks at LSC-funded civil legal aid organizations, while developing valuable skills […]

Feb. 13: Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship Application Deadline

NYU School of Law announces with great pleasure the posting of the 2020-2021 Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship for one year of human rights work. Applicants are invited to design projects with a host organization to put their legal education […]

Feb. 18: Immigration Summer Legal Corps Application Deadline

Low-income immigrants across the U.S. face challenges to accessing legal services, including language barriers, lack of right to counsel, and a shortage of lawyers who understand how to navigate the ever-changing maze of immigration laws. Without access to a qualified […]

Feb. 24: 2020 LLM Public Interest Fellowship Application Deadline

Current NYU Law LLM students are invited to apply for the LLM Public Interest Fellowship.  Two Fellows will be selected to do 12 weeks of work at a host organization.  Each Fellow will be provided with a stipend of $7000.  […]

Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellowships 2020-2021

 Second-year students with a demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and civil rights and strong skills are invited to apply for 2020-2021 Fellowships in the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program. The Program provides 3L students with fellowship support as they […]

Jan. 21: Kirkland & Ellis NYC Public Service Fellowship Application Deadline

The Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowships at New York University School of Law and Columbia Law School were established in 1995. Kirkland & Ellis LLP made a gift of $1,000,000 to New York University School of […]

Jan. 24: Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project Pro Bono Training

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 […]

Jan. 24: PILC Fair: Interviewing and “Table Talk” Info Session

Please join us for a workshop to help prepare you for successful interviewing and networking at the upcoming Public Interest Legal Career Fair. Date: Friday, January 24th Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm Room: FH 216 Please RSVP here.

Jan. 17: Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Application Deadline

The Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program is comprised of a 10-week fellowship during the summer months at labor-related organizations around the country. The Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate this time to advancing the […]

Jan. 12: Helaine Barnett Fellowship at the Legal Services Corporation Application 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 […]

Dec. 2: PILC Fair Info Session

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 available to help students with the registration process, so please feel free to bring […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – UN Team of Experts on Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict

The United Nations Team of Experts on Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict (“Team”) was created by Security Council resolution 1888 (2009) to assist national authorities in strengthening the rule of law, with the aim of ensuring criminal […]

Nov. 18: How to Be a Political Activist

The 2020 election could possibly be the most important of your life as the core institutions and values of American democracy are  challenged. We believe that young people have the potential to lead in the revitalization of democracy. Getting out […]

Public Defender Brown Bag Lunch Series

Thinking about becoming a public defender?  Throughout the fall, PILC is hosting brown bag lunches with public defender offices from around the country (see list below).  These informative discussions will give you the opportunity to learn about how to approach […]

Nov. 11: Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson Fellowship at RFK Human Rights Deadline

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights seeks a Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson Fellow to work with its international human rights litigation and advocacy programs. The 12-month position begins in September 2020. About the Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson […]

Nov. 11: Careers in International Organizations: An Embarrassment of Choice? – A Conversation with Dr. David Malone

The Public Interest Law Center invites you to a lunch conversation with UN Under-Secretary-General David Malone, Rector of the United Nations University. Prior to joining UNU in 2013, Dr. Malone held many high-level roles in the Canadian government, including positions within […]

Nov. 12: 1L and 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. Domestic […]

Nov. 12: NYS Excelsior Fellowship Information Session

Calling all 3Ls who may be interested in working for New York State on issues ranging from energy and environmental conservation to human rights and criminal justice.  Please join representatives of the NYS Governor’s Office for an information session concerning the […]

Nov. 14: Criminal Law Reform: Perspectives From Across the Justice System

What does it mean to work on criminal justice reform in today’s legal landscape?  What are the different career paths that can lead you to work on criminal justice reform issues?  What advice should students keep in mind as they […]

Rose Sheinberg Program Seeking 1L Organizing Committee Members

The Rose Sheinberg Program seeks two 1L students to serve on the organizing committee for the rest of their law school years. Each year, the Program invites a person working on cutting-edge issues of gender, race and class to spend a […]

Nov. 4: Office of the Attorney General for NY and NJ Info Session

Please join us for a discussion with 4 representatives from both the civil and criminal sides of the Offices of Attorneys General of NJ and NY.  The panelists will speak about the breadth of their work, internship opportunities and, where […]

Nov. 5: Hidden Forces: Transforming the Unwritten Culture of Housing Court

Aside from the statutes, case law, and court rules that govern Housing Court, there is a comprehensive set of unwritten rules that can dramatically impact case outcomes, often to the detriment of unrepresented and traditionally-marginalized litigants.  Recent successes of the […]

Nov. 8: Peggy Browning Fund’s Advocating for Workplace Justice

Please join PILC and the Peggy Browning Fund for a workplace justice panel featuring labor law practitioners from union-side firms, the government, and labor unions. The panel will take place on Friday, November 8, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM […]

Oct. 28: Annual Latinx in the Law Lecture with Maribel Hernández Rivera ’10

Join NYU Law’s Latinx Rights Scholarship Program for our annual Latinx in the Law Lecture with Maribel Hernández Rivera ‘10. Maribel, an alumna of NYU Law’s Latinx Rights Scholarship Program, is the District Director for Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and previously […]