PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Remote Counseling and Drop-In Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the semester. 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 areas of interest Your availability (dates and times) […]

Become a DACA Volunteer

We are looking for bilingual (Spanish) law students who can help us with our DACA program. Tasks: Virtual DACA screenings of first-time applicants Document review and communication with DACA eligible folks over missing documentation Assisting in form completion during virtual […]

Mar. 8: Abby Lyn Gillette Fellowship

Abby Lyn Gillette Fellowship The Abby Lyn Gillette Fellowship within the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network supports one rising 2L or 3L student spending their summer focused on promoting or improving women’s rights. The Gillette Fellowship was established in honor of the late Abby Lyn […]

Mar. 9: Project Fellowship Info Session

If you are interested in working in public interest after graduation, project fellowships could be right for you. Come learn the nuts and bolts of applying for post-graduate public interest project fellowships, such as Equal Justice Works, Skadden, and Justice Catalyst. All are […]

Mar. 15: Application Due – Dean Acheson Legal Stage Program

The Dean Acheson Legal Stage Program is open to graduating 3Ls for a post-grad placement, Fall 2021. The clerkship will be funded at $7,000. Please see the attachments for additional information. Dean Acheson Flyer 2021-22 DA application 2021-22

Mar. 15: Thinking Ahead Towards Prosecution Positions for Rising 2Ls and 3Ls

Calling all current 1Ls and 2Ls who may be interested in prosecution work. Whether you know for sure you want to work in a prosecutor’s office or are merely considering a career or internship in prosecution, please join us as […]

Mar. 17: Additional Summer Funding for 1Ls: Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program

Eligible 1Ls with public interest summer internships in New York may apply to the Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program, a program of the New York Bar Foundation.  Fellows will receive an additional $500 in summer funding (on top of $5500 in PILC […]

Mar. 19: Brown Bag Lunch with A Better Balance

Please join PILC for an informal discussion with A Better Balance’s Sarah Brafman ’16, Senior Policy Counsel. A Better Balance uses the power of the law to advance justice for workers, so they can care for themselves and their loved ones […]

Mar. 26: Planning for Your 2L Year: Choices and Strategies for Public Interest 1Ls

Join PILC and current students for a discussion about how to plan for your 2L year and 2L summer, including whether to participate in EIW/OCI and how to choose and prioritize clinics, classes, term-time internships, journals and RA/TA positions. Now […]

Mar. 30: Skadden Fellowship Info Session

Kathleen Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, along with incoming NYU Law Skadden Fellows, will discuss the post-graduate Skadden Fellowship. The Skadden Fellowship is a two-year public interest project fellowship. Students who are interested in working at a non-profit organization, and, […]

Apr. 16: Planning for Your Summer in Public Defense

Do you have an internship in a public defender’s office this summer?  PILC invites you to join Professor Randy Hertz for an informative discussion about PD summer internships, including advice and tips for what to expect and how to prepare, […]

Apr. 26: LLM Public Interest Fellowship

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. […]

Mar. 1: Tips on Finding 1L Summer Public Interest Internships

If you are still seeking a 1L summer internship or are just beginning your search for a summer job, please join us for a discussion of how to identify employers who are still seeking to hire summer legal interns.  We […]

Mar. 1: IFD Fellowship Application Deadline

The Public Interest Law Center is pleased to announce the 2020-21 International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowships. Current full-time LLM students at NYU School of Law are eligible to apply. This year we expect to select thirteen students as IFD Fellows […]

Mar. 2: NYU Public Interest Fellowships

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) is excited to announce its 2021 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 (RFWRF) to a graduating […]

Mar. 2: Getting a Head Start on your 3L Public Interest Job Search

Calling all public interest 2Ls!  During this panel, you will hear from current 3Ls, with diverse interests, who have navigated the public interest post-graduate job search.  Receive job search strategies, learn about different post-graduate opportunities, and hear what 3Ls wish […]

Mar. 3: Rose Sheinberg Lecture: Healing and Transformative Justice

Cara Page, Black Queer Feminist cultural and memory worker, curator, and organizer, will present her lecture, “New Cosmologies for Freedom in the 21st Century,” in which she offers a Black Feminist reflection on our current historic moment of fascism, white […]

Mar. 5: Brown Bag Lunch with the New Economy Project

Please join PILC for an informal discussion with the New Economy Project’s Susan Shin ’06, Legal Director. The New Economy Project seeks to build an economy that works for all, based on cooperation, equity, social and racial justice, and ecological sustainability, by supporting […]

Mar. 5: Housing Litigation Brown Bag Lunch Series – The Bronx Defenders

Since New York City’s adoption of the right to counsel for low-income tenants in eviction cases in 2017, the demand for housing litigators has increased dramatically. Join us for a series of brown-bag discussions about working as a housing rights […]

Feb. 23: A Conversation with 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 the Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

Feb. 24: Equal Justice Works Info Session on Law Student and Postgraduate Opportunities

In the first of its series of virtual regional events, EJW staff will provide an overview presentation of all the law student and postgraduate opportunities offered by EJW, followed by breakout sessions where attendees can meet and connect with each […]

Feb. 24: Pro Bono Scholars Program Externship Information Session

Come learn about NYU Law School’s expanded externship program in conjunction with the New York State Pro Bono Scholars Program (PBSP). The PBSP is a unique program through which graduating law students have the option to spend their final semester […]

Feb. 22: A Conversation with Simon Batifort and Ben Heath

On Monday Feb. 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Professor Alvarez will engage in conversation with two  fairly recent graduates of NYU, Simon Batifort (bio at  https://www.curtis.com/our-people/simon-batifort/experience ) and Ben Heath (bio at https://www.law.temple.edu/contact/j-benton-heath/).  Simon and Ben have been international lawyers […]

Feb. 15: Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights (Extended Deadline)

Application deadline extended to February 15, 2021.   Human Rights in China (HRIC) is pleased to host the Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights. The fellowship enables an NYU Law School graduate to devote a year to full-time […]

PILC Remote Counseling and Drop-In Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the semester. 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 areas of interest Your availability (dates and […]

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. 19: Kirkland & Ellis NYC Public Service Fellowship Deadline

Each year, one Fellow is selected from the graduating class of New York University School of Law. The Fellowship is intended to meet serious human needs in New York City; the Fellow and sponsoring organization must be based within the […]

Jan. 22: Interviewing and Table Talk Workshop for the Public Interest Legal Career Fair

Please join us for a workshop to help prepare you for successful interviewing and networking at the upcoming virtual 44th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair. Date: Friday, January 22ndTime: 3:00-4:00pmVia Zoom: https://nyu.zoom.us/j/94577572765 (Meeting ID 945 7757 2765) Please RSVP here.

Jan. 25: Pro Bono Info Session

Join PILC for an information session about the New York State Bar’s 50 hour pro bono requirement and the various pro bono opportunities that are being offered during the Spring semester. Learn about what counts, what doesn’t count, how to […]

Jan. 26: Institute for International Law and Justice and Guarini Global Law & Tech Brown Bag

Join PILC for a brown bag lunch with the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) and Guarini Global Law & Tech (GGLT).  IILJ conducts collective research projects with leading academic and policy institutions on a wide range of international […]