PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

1L Judicial Internships for Summer 2023

We have collected hiring information (including timing of submissions and application materials requested) from various federal judges about summer judicial internships. You can download the Excel file from your CSM/Symplicity account (must be logged into CSM for this link to […]

PILC Counseling Appointments

***There will be no drop-ins on Thursday, 2/2 and Friday, 2/3 due to the PILC Fair. If you would like to speak with a counselor, you can join the PILC Fair Virtual Drop-In Rooms at this Zoom link: https://nyu.zoom.us/j/95208242242 PILC […]

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 […]

Recording Available: Alliance for Families for Justice Pro Bono Volunteer Information Session

The Public Interest Law Center, together with Alliance for Families for Justice Legal Support Unit, will host an in-person information session on the volunteer application process for interested students. Pizza will be served. This session will be recorded. Click here […]

Feb. 10: NYC Legal Services Bankruptcy Assistance Project 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 […]

Feb. 13: Application Deadline – NY State Excelsior Service Fellowship

The 2023-2025 New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship deadline is Monday, February 13, 2023.  Applications must be submitted to gail.zweig@nyu.edu. For full details of the fellowship, read below or click here: 2023-25 Excelsior Service Fellowship The New York State Excelsior […]

Feb. 14: EJW Fellowships: Rural Summer Legal Corps and Disaster Resilience Program

Rural Summer Legal Corps  Rural communities in the U.S. and its territories face a shortage of lawyers, with a large population of the country being forced to travel hundreds of miles to find legal assistance. Participate in Rural Summer Legal […]

Feb. 15: Dorothy E. Roberts Public Interest Essay Competition

Announcing the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Volume 171 Dorothy E. Roberts Public Interest Essay Competition The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to announce its eighth annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition has been renamed the Dorothy E. Roberts Public Interest […]

Feb. 18: Tuttleman Legal Empowerment Fellow – Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

Please see the application portal for full details. The Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law is excited to announce the search for a Tuttleman Legal Empowerment Fellow. The Fellow is supported through a generous gift from the Tuttleman […]

Mar. 2: NYU Public Interest Law Center Fellowship

NYU PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER FELLOWSHIP Graduating J.D. students at NYU Law are invited to apply for an NYU Public Interest Law Center (PILC) Fellowship with a public interest host organization in the United States or abroad. Applicants must propose […]

Mar. 2: NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship

NYU REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS FELLOWSHIP Graduating J.D. students at NYU Law are invited to apply for the NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship with a public interest host organization in the United States or abroad. The host […]

Mar. 7: NACDL Diversity Summer Law Fellowship

Through generous support from the NFCJ, NACDL is proud to offer its Diversity Summer Law Fellowship program. The Fellowship provides opportunities for law students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to work with exceptional and experienced criminal defense attorneys. Students receive a […]

Mar. 20: NYU Elizabeth Frankel Immigrant Rights Fellowships

The NYU Elizabeth Frankel Immigrant Rights Fellowship provides funding for NYU JD candidates 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 […]

Recording Available: PILC Fair Interviewing and Table Talk Workshop

PILC Fair: Interviewing and Table Talk Workshop (Friday, Jan.20. 2023):  Recording Now Available 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 […]

Jan. 23-27: PILSA Mock Interviews for PILC Fair

PILSA is here to help you prepare for the PILC Fair! Public interest 2Ls and 3Ls have volunteered to do 15-minute “mock interviews” with anyone who is looking to practice their spiel before the fair. You can sign up on the spreadsheet here.   […]

Jan. 31: Public Interest Interviewing: Tips and Tricks from NYC Bar Association

For full details, click here. Public Interest Interviewing: Tips & Tricks Tuesday, January 31, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Virtual  Program Fee: Students or Alumni of Sponsoring Schools: Free Members: Free Non-Members: $25 This program is part […]

Feb. 2: Journey to Net-Zero: The Role of Carbon Capture

February 2, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm EST REGISTER HERE Net-Zero is not Zero. Public and private decarbonization initiatives incorporate carbon capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS) into their pathways. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides significant tax benefits to permanent carbon sequestration and […]

Feb. 2 & 3: NYU Law’s 46th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 46th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair virtually on February 2 & 3, 2023.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country. The […]

Feb. 2 & 3: Virtual PILC Fair Drop-In Rooms

The Public Interest Law Center will be available for virtual drop-ins during the PILC Fair (2/2 & 2/3). All students registered for the 2023 PILC Fair are welcome to drop-in and speak with a PILC counselor!  The virtual room will be open from […]

Feb. 3: Kirkland & Ellis NYC Public Service Fellowship Applications Due

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. 23: Hague Conference and PCA Summer Internships

The expectation is that both the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the Permanent Court of Arbitration will each again be offering a summer internship for students who have or can obtain NYU PILC grants. These grants are only […]

Jan. 23: Global Sustainable Cities: Cities and our Environmental Future

January 23, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EST REGISTER HERE Over half of the world’s population now lives in cities, and this share is expected to increase in the coming decades. With growing urbanization, cities and their residents face substantial environmental challenges such as […]

Jan. 24: Career Panel with the Federal Defenders of New York

Please join PILC and BALSA for a career panel and discussion with The Federal Defenders of New York. The panel will feature current Federal Defenders who will discuss their respective journeys as public defenders. The Federal Defenders is a public […]

Jan. 16: Elements of a Global Plastics Agreement

SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES & PLASTIC POLLUTION: ELEMENTS OF A GLOBAL PLASTICS AGREEMENT January 16, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm EST REGISTER HERE In late 2022, the international community convened in Punta del Este, Uruguay for the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee […]

Jan. 18: NY State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program Info Session

NEW YORK STATE EXCELSIOR SERVICE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM THROUGH NYU SCHOOL OF LAW: Info Session 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jan. 9: 2023-2024 Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship

Applications for the 2023-2024 Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship with the Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU Stern School of Business will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 9, 2023. This fellowship is open to NYU Law LL.M. and J.D. students. Learn more about the organization and the […]

Jan. 12: Deadline to Register/Apply for Interviews at PILC Fair

The student registration and application upload period for the PILC Fair is OPEN! You may register for the Fair and upload your applications at pilcfair.law.nyu.edu. Registration and application upload ends at 5:00pm on January 12. If you wish to apply […]

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 […]