PILC Counseling Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote and in-person appointments throughout the summer. Same-day drop in appointments are also available. To make an appointment, you can: 1) Email with A description of what you are looking to discuss with a counselor Practice […]

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 […]

Rolling Deadline: Open Society Justice Initiative Pro Bono Research Projects

The Open Society Justice Initiative, a litigation and law center housed within the Open Society Foundations, strives to ensure that the law, too often an instrument of power alone, is shaped and employed in the service of justice. Unlike the […]

June 8: WA State Attorney General – Open House

You are invited to attend the Washington State Office of the Attorney General Virtual East Side Open House June 8,2023 from 10:00–11:30a.m.PST via Zoom Open House Flyer At this event, you will learn more about the important and diverse work […]

June 21: Flo Recruit Virtual Interview Prep

Flo Recruit Training for Students: 2023 Virtual Interview Prep  Wednesday, June 21st at 7PM CT/ 8PM ET  We are hosting our virtual OCIs on Flo Recruit this year. Flo Recruit is excited to invite you to a training webinar to […]

Recording Available: 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 […]

May 31: Equal Justice Works Fellowships: How to Apply and Tips to Succeed

May 31, 2023 12:00 PM Virtual Event DC Want to fund your dream job? Each year, Equal Justice Works funds approximately 70 post-graduate public interest Fellowships across the country, each for a two-year term. These entrepreneurial projects are designed by […]

May 31-Jun. 2: Equal Justice Works Public Interest Summer Internship Primer

Join Equal Justice Works virtually for a three-day public interest primer designed to help students prepare for their summer legal internships. Equal Justice Works invites law students to attend our first-ever virtual public interest primer from Wednesday, May 31 to Friday, June […]

Policing Project Student Legal Fellowship

Policing Project 2023-2024 Legal Fellows The Policing Project at NYU Law is seeking to hire Legal Fellows to join our team for the 2023-2024 academic year.This unique opportunity is open to current 1Ls and 2Ls (rising 2Ls and 3Ls). Legal […]

Mar. 30: 29th Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture: No Prisons, No Borders, No Cops, No State?

The Rose Sheinberg Committee, NYU Law’s project on cutting edge issues of gender, race, and class, is excited to host writer, organizer, and feminist poverty lawyer Dean Spade to present our 29th Annual Lecture. In this lecture, Spade offers a […]

Recording Available: 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 and how to choose and prioritize clinics, classes, term-time internships, journals, and RA/TA positions. Now […]

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 […]

Mar. 21: Meet with the LA Public Defender’s Office

Interested in learning more about becoming a public defender in Los Angeles, CA?  Drop by PILC to speak with Jacqueline Baskerville, Deputy Public Defender and Recruitment & Volunteer Coordinator, from the LA Public Defender’s Office.  She is available to answer […]

Mar. 22: Skadden Fellowship Information Session and Individual Counseling

Kathleen Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, along with Nesa Amamoo, will discuss the post-graduate Skadden Fellowship. The Skadden Fellowship is a two-year public interest project fellowship. This info session will take place Wednesday, March 22nd, at 2:00 PM.  Please […]

Mar. 23: Summer Equal Justice America Legal Services Fellowships

Equal Justice America is pleased to offer summer fellowship grants up to $5,000. These grants are available to law students who attend a qualifying law school and are working full time for an organization that provides direct civil legal aid […]

Apr. 5: Remote – Rising 3Ls Thinking Ahead Towards a Post-Grad Position in Government

For rising 3Ls who are considering federal, state or local post-grad government job opportunities. Learn some tips on what you can do to prepare for the hiring season before you return to campus in August, as well as some important […]

Apr. 7: A Talk with US Dept of State Lawyer Gene Smilansky

NYU Law alum Gene Smilansky (’12), a lawyer in the Office of Legal Advisor (“L’) for the US Department of State, will be on campus on Friday, April 7 to speak with students about the work that lawyers do in L, and […]

Extended to Apr. 10: Abby Lyn Gillette Fellowship Deadline

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. 30: Equal Justice Works (EJW) Project Fellowship Information Session

Join Brooke Meckler, Director of Law School Engagement & Advocacy at EJW, and incoming NYU Law EJW Fellows for this information session about the post-graduate EJW “Design Your Own” Fellowship, a two-year public interest project fellowship.  All are welcome, and rising […]

Mar. 7: NACDL Diversity Summer Law Fellowship Deadline

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. 9: Project Fellowship Info Session

If you are interested in working in public interest after graduation, you should be exploring project fellowships as an option. Come learn the nuts and bolts of applying for post-graduate public-interest project fellowships, such as the Equal Justice Works Design-Your-Own Fellowship, […]

Mar. 30: Fall Semester Fellowship at Her Justice

The New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation (NYWBAF) funds one NYU term-time fellow to complete an internship at Her Justice, which serves women living in poverty in New York City, many of whom are victims of gender-based violence. The position requires 10-20 hours […]

Recording Available: 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 […]

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 […]

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. 3: Sudler Family Fellowship Deadline

The Sudler Family Fellowship will support approximately eight NYU Law 1Ls and 2Ls spending their summers at federal and local prosecutors anywhere in the United States. This fellowship is available only to those students who have already secured summer internships […]

Feb. 24: Spring Break Pro Bono Intensive Program Application Deadline

The Intensive 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 a research report.  […]

Feb. 27: Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship Application Due

NYU School of Law announces with great pleasure the posting of the 2023-24 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. 27: Pro Bono Scholars Program Externship Info Session

Come learn about NYU Law School’s Pro Bono Scholars Program (PBSP) Externship! The PBSP is a unique program through the New York Office of Court Administration that allows graduating law students to spend their final semester working full-time with legal services […]