PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Remote Counseling Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote and in-person appointments throughout the fall. Same-day drop in appointments are also available. 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 […]

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 […]

Pro Bono Session Recording Now Available

Recording for Pro Bono Info Session on 9/20 now available on PILC Resources page: https://its.law.nyu.edu/drupal/authenticate/index.cfm?appName=netID-iModules&returnLink=https%3A//www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/career-resources-for-JDs

New York Women’s Bar Association Fellowship at Her Justice

Her Justice seeks a NYU Law student (JD or LLM) for the fall or 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 […]

Paul & Marie Napoli Student Fellowship in Environmental Law and Policy

The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law is pleased to announce a new fellowship for NYU Law students interested in sustainable energy law and policy. The Guarini Center, housed at NYU School of Law, is an academic […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Sidley Austin Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program

Major international law firm Sidley Austin seeks several NYU LLM students for a pro bono legal volunteer placement with their award-winning Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program.   Launched by Sidley in 2012, the Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program provides free […]

Diversity Fellowship to The University of Texas School of Law’s Nonprofit Organizations Institute

The application is open for the Diversity Fellowship to The University of Texas School of Law’s Nonprofit Organizations Institute. This fellowship was created to encourage diversity and participation in the tax-exempt organizations practice of law by introducing 1st, 2nd and […]

Public Interest Employer Web Series Videos

Last year, the metro area law schools held an introductory series on the practice of public interest law. The videos from the series can be found below:   City Government (Video) Panelists: ● Lillian Evans|Director of Legal Recruitment, NYC Law Department […]

Deadline Extended: Alan Klinger Civil Rights Fellowship at ADL

Deadline Extension: The deadline for fall-term externships has been extended to October 1st, 2021, and spring-term externship applications will be considered on a rolling basis until January 7th, 2022. The Alan Klinger Civil Rights Fellowship is a paid term-time internship […]

Fellowship in International Environmental Law & Policy (Focus on Marine Plastic Pollution)

The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law seeks to hire a full-time Fellow to conduct policy-relevant research, writing and outreach related to innovation in the development of international environmental law concerning plastic pollution.   The Guarini Center, […]

Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights

Application deadline is November 19, 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 human […]

Sept. 24-27: Apply to Public Interest Employers Interviewing 2Ls and 3Ls in Fall OCI

Overview: Fall OCI is a seven week recruiting program administered via CSM/Symplicity (https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students) during which public sector employers interview 2Ls for summer internships and 3Ls for post-graduate jobs.  Interviews will be taking place virtually via Flo Recruit or Zoom, WebEx etc based on […]

Public Defender Brown Bag Lunch Series

Thinking about becoming a public defender?  Throughout the fall, PILC is hosting brown bag lunches with public defender offices from around the country (see list below).  These informative discussions will give you the opportunity to learn about how to approach […]

Sept. 27: Brazilian Legal Society Pro Bono Clinic

Brazilian Legal Society Pro Bono Clinic The Brazilian Legal Society at NYU partnered with the Brazilian Consulate in New York and the non-profit organizations Mantena Global Care and Garra to launch a pro bono clinic aimed at providing free legal […]

Sept. 28: International Post-Graduate Fellowships

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Virtual Event 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 […]

Sept. 30: Housing Litigation Brown Bag Lunch Series – Mobilization for Justice (MFJ)

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 […]

Sept. 30: Twenty-Fifth Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

Please join PILC for the Twenty-Fifth 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.  […]

Sept. 30: Twenty-Fifth Annual Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Greenberg Lounge and Zoom   Please join PILC for the Twenty-Fifth Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture. Each year, a prominent public figure who has performed exemplary public service […]

Oct. 4: Moelis Urban Planning Fellowship Info Session and Panel

PILC will host an information session on Monday, October 4 about an exciting fellowship opportunity available to current 1Ls who have a passion for affordable housing and urban community development. The mission of the Moelis Urban Law & Public Affairs Fellowship Program is to […]

Oct. 18: Finding & Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship

Monday, October 18th 12:45-2:00 PM Tishman Auditorium   Please RSVP here.   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 […]

Oct. 21-23: Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair

The Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest legal career fair, bringing together more than 200 public interest employers to conduct interviews for full-time positions and internships. More than 1,500 law students from over […]

Oct. 25: 1L Government and Prosecution Summer Internships Info Session

Please join PILC and several student panelists for an information session for 1Ls who may want to spend their summers interning in a federal, state or local government agency or prosecutor’s office. We will talk about the varied opportunities and […]

Oct. 29: 4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair

4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair   Friday, October 29, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST We are excited to welcome them to a robust virtual hiring experience using the Zoom platform. Registration and details at: […]

Nov. 4: Peggy Browning Fund’s Advocating for Workplace Justice

Please join PILC and the Peggy Browning Fund for a virtual workplace justice panel featuring labor law practitioners from union-side firms, the government, labor unions and worker centers. The panel will take place on Thursday, November 4, from 4:00 PM to […]

Sept. 21: CHRGJ and PILC Info Session

Join the Public Interest Law Center and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice for a virtual event with Lauren Stackpoole, Jackie Gallant and Melina DeBona and a discussion of human rights work at CHRGJ and NYU. Jackie Gallant […]

Sept. 20: Pro Bono Requirement Info Session

Monday, September 20, 2021  |  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Virtual Event   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 to […]

Sept. 24: Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project Pro Bono 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 […]

PILC Welcome Series: Class Meetings Recordings Available

All class meeting recordings are now available for the September 9th class meetings on the PILC Career Resources Page here. Select either JD or LLM on the lefthand side and then login using NYU NetID.

PILC Welcome Series: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering

PILC presents the PILC Welcome Series: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering – an event for 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and LLMs to kick off the fall semester, jump-start your career planning for the year, and get nuts and bolts advice from alumni […]

PILC Remote Counseling Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the fall. Drop-in appointments will resume in the fall. 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 […]