PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Remote Counseling Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the summer. 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 […]

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 […]

2021 Law School Access to Justice Conference

The New York State Permanent Commission on Access to Justice, in partnership with Columbia Law School, is pleased to announce the 2021 Law School Conference, which will be held virtually on Wednesday, June 2, from 9:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m.   This […]

Congratulations to the 2020-21 IFD Fellows!

We would like to congratulate the 12 recipients of this year’s NYU International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowship. To learn more about the students’ backgrounds and where they’ll be spending their summer/fall/spring, please click here.

Jun. 7: Finding the Right Fit: A Disability Perspective

The Skadden Fellowship Foundation and the National Disabled Law Students Association will engage in a dialogue with Skadden Fellows with disabilities about their perspectives on finding a host organization that is a good fit. Kathleen Rubenstein, the Executive Director of […]

Deadline Extended: Summer 2021 Intensive Pro Bono Research Projects

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.  […]

May 14: Summer Rent Discount Program Application Deadline

Summer Rent Discount Program Application 2021 NYU Law is very pleased to announce a Summer Rent Discount Program for current students and 2020 graduates who plan to live in NYU School of Law summer housing while working in public interest […]

Become a DACA Volunteer

Make the Road New York is looking for bilingual (Spanish) law students who can help with their DACA program. Tasks: Virtual DACA screenings of first-time applicants Document review and communication with DACA eligible folks over missing documentation Assisting in form […]

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. […]

Apr. 19: Planning for Your Summer Internship in Civil Rights

Do you have an internship at a civil rights, impact litigation, or policy organization this summer? PILC invites you to join Clinical Professor Claudia Angelos, who teaches the Civil Rights and Racial Justice clinics, for a discussion about summer internships, […]

Apr. 20: Planning for Your Civil Legal Services Internship

Do you have an internship in a civil legal services office this summer? PILC invites you to join Natasia de Silva, Deputy Director for the Tenant Rights Coalition at Bronx Legal Services, for a discussion about civil legal services summer […]

Apr. 23: Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Project Information Sessions

Are you a first or second-year law student interested in becoming a public defender after graduation? If so, please join Gideon’s Promise for a virtual information sessions about applying to the Law School Partnership Project (LSPP) as a rising 3L. […]

Apr. 13: Equal Justice Works Fellowship Information Session

Join Aoife Delargy Lowe, Director of Law School Engagement & Advocacy at Equal Justice Works (EJW), and incoming NYU Law EJW Fellows for this information session about the post-graduate EJW “Design Your Own” Fellowship. The EJW Fellowship is a two-year […]

Apr. 14: 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.   […]

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, […]

Rose Sheinberg Committee Accepting Applications

The Rose Sheinberg Program seeks two 1L students to serve on the organizing committee for the rest of their time in law school. Each year, the Program invites a person working on cutting-edge issues of gender, race and class to spend […]

Apr. 5: Rising 2Ls Thinking Ahead Towards a Summer Internship in Government

Please join us for a conversation to learn more about what you can do to prepare for the fall hiring season before you return to campus in August. We will also discuss fall OCI opportunities and some important dates to […]

Apr. 6: 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 fall hiring season before you return to campus in August, as well as some […]

Apr. 8: USDOJ Criminal Tax Info Session

For current 1Ls and 2Ls:  The U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Tax Division will be speaking to NYU Law students only in a program they have designed just for you about the Attorney Honors Program and internships in their division specifically. […]

Mar. 29: A Conversation with Sophie Courtmans

International Employers on Campus Speaker Series: Work at the ICC – A Conversation with Sophie Courtmans (LLM ‘18), Assistant Legal Officer Join PILC for a lunch conversation with Sophie Courtmans (LLM ‘18), Assistant Legal Officer at the ICC. Sophie will […]

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, […]

Mar. 31: US DOJ Honors and SLIP Information Session

For rising 2Ls and 3Ls considering summer or post-grad employment by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), please join us for a discussion with Assistant Director of the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management Trisha Fillbach. Ms. Fillbach will discuss […]

Mar. 23: 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. 28: 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 Gillette, former assistant dean […]

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. 19: Black Public Defender Association Law Student Fellowship Application

The 2021 Black Public Defender Association Law Student Fellowship Application is now open! Each Fellow will receive up to $5,000 as a summer stipend, participate in an intensive trial skills training program, and be paired with an experienced public defender […]