PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation Paid Part-Time NYU Law Student Fellowship

Her Justice seeks a NYU Law student (JD or LLM) for the spring semester to serve as the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation (NYWBAF) Fellow. The position requires 10-20 hours per week. The fellowship is funded by the NYWBAF […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of December 10

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, […]

Dec. 14: Extended: Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellowship Application Deadline

The Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent NYU Law graduate to serve as an attorney with The Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Program, a unit within Mobilization for Justice.  The fellow will represent New York City […]

Jan. 13: Helaine Barnett Fellowship 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 […]

Jan. 23: International Court of Justice Judicial Fellow Programme Application Deadline

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 […]

Feb. 14: Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship Application Deadline

NYU School of Law announces with great pleasure the posting of the 2019-2020 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 […]

Dec. 7: Lawrence Lederman Fellowships in Law and Economics Application Deadline

The Lederman Fellowship Program aims to foster student research in law & economics and to create an environment that fosters collaboration among students and faculty interested in law & economics.   Lederman Fellows receive a $5,000 fellowship to write a […]

Nov. 19: City of Chicago Law Department Virtual Panel Presentation

Please join PILC for a virtual panel presentation by the City of Chicago Law Department, one of the premier government law firms in the country. The panelists will describe the varied work in their office and discuss summer internship and […]

Dec. 1: PILC Summer Funding Registration Deadline

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 […]

Dec. 1: PILC Fair Registration Deadline

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 42nd annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on February 7 & 8, 2019.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country. […]

Nov. 12: PILC Fair Info Session

Get all of your questions about PILC Fair registration and applications answered! Learn how to register, apply for interviews, and use the online system.   Date: Monday, November 12 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: FH 216 Please RSVP here.

Nov. 13: 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. 13: Brown Bag Lunch with Will Snowden

Please join PILC for a brown bag lunch with Will Snowden, Director of the Vera Institute’s New Orleans office and former OPD staff attorney. In his current role, Will works to improve criminal justice systems in the South by building […]

Nov. 14/15: Webinar on Volunteer Legal Internships with the U.S. Department of Justice

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Volunteer Legal Internship Program.  The webinar will provide an opportunity for students to learn about summer and academic-year vacancies, the application process, and answer any questions about […]

Nov. 15: Immigration Brown Bag Lunch with the Florence Project

Public interest immigration attorney Dorien Ediger-Seto will talk about her work defending people in deportation proceedings in Arizona with the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project. She will also discuss the Florence Project’s many exciting summer and post-graduate opportunities. Dorien […]

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.

Nov. 5: Office of the Attorney General for NY, NJ, and CT Information Session

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

Nov. 7: Criminal Justice Reform Panel

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 […]

Nov. 9: Advocating for Workplace Justice Panel

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 9, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM in […]

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 […]

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. 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, […]

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. 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 […]