PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Internship Opportunity at JASA

JASA, a large non-profit organization that is, among other things, the appointed guardian for over 700 incapacitated people in NYC, is seeking 10-20 student interns to help them build their case management database. Interns will review court orders and ensuing motions, litigation, […]

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, […]

Aug. 17-20: Apply to Public Interest Organizations Participating in OCI, Week 1 (September 5-7)

Apply to public interest organizations through OCI – Students who are interested in applying to the following organizations should submit applications via CSM between Friday, August 17 at noon and Monday, August 20 at 11:59 p.m.   Earthjustice – 2Ls Federal Trade Commission; Bureau of […]

Aug. 24-27: Apply to Public Interest Organizations Participating in OCI, Week 2 (September 12-14)

Apply to public interest organizations through OCI – Students who are interested in applying to the following organizations should submit applications via CSM between Friday, August 24 at noon and Monday, August 27 at 11:59 p.m.   Internal Revenue Service – 2Ls, 3Ls, and Tax […]

Aug. 27: 2018 Schulte Roth & Zabel Academic Year Fellowship at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Application Deadline

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), a non-profit civil rights law firm, is accepting applications for a distinguished fellowship sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel. The Fellow will contribute to social justice work at NYLPI during the 2018-2019 […]

Aug. 30: Welcome Reception for Incoming Students

Join PILC at a welcome reception for all incoming 1Ls, LLMs, and transfer students!  Be inspired by a keynote speech from the Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Baher Azmy ’96. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. […]

Sept. 5: PILCapalooza – An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering

PILC presents PILCapalooza: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering – an event for 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs to kick off the fall semester. This program offers an opportunity to jump-start your career planning for the year, get nuts and bolts […]

Sept. 7: Colorado Office of the State Public Defender Info Session

Thinking about becoming a public defender? The Office of the Colorado State Public Defender plans to hire around 60 3Ls for entry-level positions and over 20 2Ls for paid summer internships. Learn about these incredible opportunities to work at a leading public […]

Sept. 10: International Post-Graduate Fellowships for JDs

Thinking about a career in international law? This info session is for 2L and 3L students who are interested in international post-graduate public interest fellowships.  We will discuss the NYU Human Rights Watch Fellowship, the Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowships, the Arthur Helton […]

Sept. 13: 29th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Reception

PILC Reception 2018 poster Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:30–8 p.m. Fordham Law School 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)   Co-sponsored by 20 law schools, this reception will introduce you to and highlight outstanding […]

Sept. 17: Pro Bono Requirement Info Session for JDs and LLMs

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 Miriam Eckenfels-Garcia from PILC to learn what counts, what doesn’t count, how to […]

Sept. 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, […]

Sept. 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 […]

Sept. 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 […]

Oct. 5: 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 […]

Apply Now to Enroll in Spanish for Lawyers for Fall 2018

Boost your professional prospects with a course on legal Spanish and apply for Spanish for Lawyers in Fall 2018!   The goal of this course is to prepare students with intermediate Spanish proficiency to communicate in Spanish in a legal […]

Jul. 30: Webinar for Law Students, Judicial Law Clerks, and other Recent Graduates on U.S. Department of Justice Legal Hiring Programs

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. We will discuss the programs, applications, updates, and answer questions about the upcoming […]

Jul. 25: Lawyering Peace: A Skills-Based Negotiation Simulation Series for Law Students

July 25, 2018 Time: 5:30 – 8:30pm Location: Baker McKenzie 815 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20006   The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) cordially invites law students in the Washington, D.C. area to participate in the upcoming […]

Jul. 26: NYC Right to Counsel in Housing Court: History of the Coalition and Looking Toward the Future

Thursday July 26, 2018, 5:30PM – 8:00PM New York Law School, Faculty Commons, 2nd Floor 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013   In 2017, the New York City Mayor signed into law the right of low-income tenants to access […]

Jul. 27: Furman Public Policy Scholarship Program Deadline

NYU Law is proud to announce that the Furman Public Policy Scholarship Program will grant partial tuition scholarships for two years to one or two rising 2Ls who have a strong background and interest in public policy.   The Furman […]

Jul. 17: Sive, Paget and Riesel Brown-Bag Lunch Seminar on Environmental Law

Sive, Paget and Riesel, the oldest environmental law firm in the US, invites law students to attend a brown-bag seminar at which attorneys will discuss their practices and offer insights on building a career in environmental law.   The seminar […]

Jul. 19: U.S. Department of Justice Career Information Fair

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is hosting a Career Information Fair on Thursday, July 19, 2018.  From 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  The event is open to a limited number of law students who will be working or living in […]

Jul. 10: National Black Prosecutors Association’s (NBPA) 35th Annual Job Fair

The National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) cordially invites you to participate in our Annual Job Fair on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Aurora, in Aurora, Colorado. The goal of the National Black Prosecutors Association’s (NBPA) Job Fair […]

Jun. 25: Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center 20th Anniversary

The APALRC’s 20th Anniversary Celebration is only a few weeks away.  We will be celebrating this momentous occasion on June 25, 2018 at Hogan Lovells, LLP in Washington, DC.  We hope you will join us as we celebrate the APALRC’s founders […]

Jun. 29: Lawyering Peace: A Skills-Based Negotiation Simulation Series for Law Students

Lawyering Peace:  A Skills-Based Negotiation Simulation Series for Law Students   June 29th, 2018 Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm Location: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP 1152 15th St NW Washington, D.C. 20005   The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) […]

Jun. 11: Goodwin Rising 2L Reception

Learn about Goodwin’s 2L Diversity Fellowship Program at a cocktail reception. Monday, June 11, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY RSVP here.

Pro Bono Opportunity – Advocates for Justice

Advocates for Justice, a non-profit public interest organization in downtown Manhattan, is seeking recent law school graduates or LLM’s for a pro bono opportunity in the public interest area.   Advocates for Justice (A4J) provides pro bono legal representation and […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of May 28

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: Wednesday, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Thursday, from 2:00 to […]

May 15: Summer Rent Discount Program Deadline

NYU Law is very pleased to announce a Summer Rent Discount Program for current students and 2018 graduates who plan to live in NYU School of Law summer housing while working in public interest positions this summer.  To be eligible […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Goodwin Procter LLP – Citizenship Applicant Screening Clinic

Date & Time:  Thursday, May 3, 2018 (10-1)   Location:  Goodwin’s NY Office, New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue, NYC   Program:  Goodwin is partnering with Legal Services NY (LSNYC) to host an at-firm Citizenship Screening Clinic. Our lawyers […]