PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Remote Counseling Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the summer. To make an appointment, please either call 212-998-6686 or email pilc.appointments@nyu.edu. If you are looking to make an appointment with Gail Zweig, you can do so through the Counseling tab […]

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 […]

Immigrant Justice Corps Class of 2021 Justice Fellowship Application Now Open

Each year IJC awards Justice Fellowships to approximately 25 recent law graduates from around the country – individuals with tremendous talent, promise, and a demonstrated commitment to providing legal services for low income people and immigrants. IJC trains Justice Fellows […]

New York City Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program

Connection and Support for 3Ls, LL.M.s, Recent Grads and New Attorneys Are you a 3L, recent grad, or new attorney who would like to feel more connected with your peers during these challenging times? The New York City Bar Association […]

Law for Black Lives Volunteer Opportunities

Law for Black Lives is committed to providing support for the people in the streets and lawyers who want to be of service to movement at this moment. To volunteer to provide legal support, please register here.

Defending Protesters in Criminal Court CLE Now Available Online

Now available online: The Mass Defense Committee of the NLG-NYCand the NLG-NYU Chapter present Defending Protesters in Criminal Court A CLE (Continuing Legal Education) program on basics of representing justice demonstrators in NYC Criminal Courts (3 NY CLE Credits in […]

Build Power / Fight Power: a 5-Part Course on Movement Lawyering

A group of movement lawyering practitioners & educators, in collaboration with Movement Law Lab invite you to register for Build Power / Fight Power: a 5-Part Course on Movement Lawyering. Times of upheaval are also times of great opportunity and change. […]

July 9: Lawyering With Youth

A public conversation about youth justice with three attorneys who have dedicated their careers to lawyering with young people. The Door’s Legal Services Center and NYU’s Public Interest Law Center present “Lawyering with Youth: A Public Conversation about Youth Justice” […]

Jul. 24: 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 Public […]

DOJ Wednesday Webinar Series

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management will once again be hosting a Wednesday Webinar Series in which they will highlight offices participating in the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program. WEDNESDAY WEBINAR DATE PARTICIPATING OFFICES* June 17, […]

2020 American Society of International Law Virtual Annual Meeting

The American Society of International Law’s first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting will take place on June 25-26, 2020. Registration is free for students. To register for the ASIL 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting please visit www.asil.org/AM. The Virtual Annual Meeting will offer all of […]

ECCHR Call for Applications: Critical Legal Training Scholarships

Who can apply?The scholarship call addresses young professionals (max. two years after graduation) who wish to apply for ECCHR’s Critical Legal Training and lack access to professional human rights work and its networks due to socioeconomic, regional or other social […]

June 9: Networking and Interviewing in the Virtual World: Navigating the COVID-19 Landscape

Description:Even in normal times, networking and interviewing are essential skills for new lawyers. Most jobs are not found through public postings, but rather through personal connections and referrals. In the wake of COVID-19, networking and interviewing have become even more […]

American Constitution Society Career Calls

The American Constitution Society is hosting a series of career calls. This series is designed to provide students and recent graduates with practical tips and resources on their job search and professional development. Each call will be moderated by ACS […]

Jun. 3-4: US DOJ Webinar on the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar introducing law students to the 2020 Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. They will discuss the programs, updates, applications, and […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of May 18 (Remote)

PILC will be conducting appointments remotely until further notice.  Remote drop-in appointments can be made by calling 212-998-6686. PILC will be offering drop-in counseling during the following days and times this week: Monday, 2:00 to 3:00 pm Tuesday, 2:00 to 3:00 […]

2020 Voter Protection Law School Boot Camp

The Democratic Party is launching the Voter Protection Law School Bootcamp in states across the country. The program will train the next generation of voter protection staff and volunteers. Deploying talent from our best law schools, the Voter Protection Bootcamp […]

May 18: Best Practices for Remote Summer Internships

Will your summer internship be held remotely this year? Are you curious about how to get the most out of a remote summer arrangement? Join PILC for a panel discussion about best practices for remote work, including supervision, communication with clients and […]

May 20: Justice Catalyst Webinar

Justice Catalyst will be hosting a webinar on May 20th, 2020 at 8pm EST to discuss the application process for the 2021-2022 Fellowship Class cycle. Following the presentation will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Please RSVP using the […]

2020 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

Are you LGBTQ+ or an ally? The National LGBT Bar Association is hosting its annual Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair in Washington, DC this summer, August 12-14. With over 1700 annual attendees, it is the largest LGBTQ+ legal conference in the […]

SABA-DC Public Interest Fellowship Program

SABA-DC provides financial assistance in the form of summer fellowships to law students working in the public interest sector for the benefit of the South Asian community and the metropolitan D.C. area.  The public interest sector includes six types of settings: […]

May 15: Summer Rent Discount Program Application Deadline

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 positions this summer.  To be eligible […]

Apr. 27: Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties Application Deadline

Applications are open for the 2020 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties at Type Media Center. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the application deadline has been moved back and the fellowship is open to remote projects. Applications must be submitted […]

Apply Now for the 2020-2021 Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship with the Community Justice Project

The Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship provides graduating NYU Law students with the opportunity to spend one year working with an innovative human rights organization.  The 2020-2021 Community Justice Project fellowship is available for both graduating JD and graduating LLM students. The application deadline is Wednesday 4/22 EOD.  Interviews will be […]

Apr. 20: Thinking Ahead Towards Prosecution Positions for 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 we talk about some […]

Careers Town Hall for LLM Students Available to Stream Online

The video recording of the Careers Town Hall hosted by OCS, PILC, and OGS is available to view here.

Apr. 14: Equal Justice Works Fellowship Information Session

RESCHEDULED FROM MAR 24. 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 […]

Apr. 17: Planning for Your Summer Internship 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. 6: 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. 7: 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 […]