PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Paid Fall Term-Time Fellowship at Her Justice

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

Volunteer Opportunity with The Justice Collaborative!

The Justice Collaborative supplies deep legal and policy expertise to organizations throughout the country to cut through the complexity and confusion of local, state and federal laws and procedures that make up our criminal justice system. Our goal is to […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of April 22

For career planning questions that can be answered in 15 minutes or less, the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) offers drop-in counseling during the following days and times this week: Monday, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm Tuesday, from 2:00 to […]

Hot Jobs For Graduating 3Ls

PILC has begun to compile 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, […]

Apr. 24/30: Webinar on the 2019 Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on the 2019 Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. We will discuss the programs, updates, applications, and answer questions about […]

May 15: Summer Rent Discount Program Application Deadline

NYU Law is very pleased to announce a Summer Rent Discount Program for current students and 2019 graduates who plan to live in NYU School of Law summer housing while working in public interest positions this summer.  To be eligible […]

Apr. 15: Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship Application Deadline

The NYU School of Law Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship is a one-year fellowship for a graduating 3L to work at an organization of his/her choice, in the United States or abroad, focusing on reproductive justice or women’s rights […]

Apr. 15: Building Organizations for Change: Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Development

Have you ever thought about starting your own social enterprise or nonprofit organization?  Whether it is something you may like to do soon after graduating or down the road, now is the time to start learning about it!  Please join […]

Apr. 19: Planning for Your Summer Internship in Public Defense with Randy Hertz

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. 8: 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. 11: Brown Bag Lunch with Miami Dade County Public Defender

Thinking about becoming a public defender?  Join Miami Dade Public Defender, Carlos Martinez, and Executive Chief Assistant for Recruitment and Litigation, Teresa Enriquez, for an informative discussion about how to approach this career path, as well as opportunities available to […]

Apr. 1: 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. 4: USDOJ Information Session on Summer Legal Internships and the Post-Grad Attorneys Honors Program

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 on Thursday, April 4. […]

Apr. 5: Financial Literacy Skill Session

Most of us have big financial goals and not enough cash to spare. So deciding what to do with your paycheck after you’ve covered your basic expenses can be tough. After all, debt can be costly, but not having some […]

Mar. 26: Skadden Fellowship Info Session

Directors of the Skadden 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; learn more here.  This info session will take place Tuesday, March 26, at […]

Mar. 29: 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 […]

Extended: Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program Application Deadline

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 the $4500 PILC […]

Mar. 26: One-on-one sessions with Susan Butler Plum and Kathleen Rubenstein of the Skadden Foundation

Rising 3Ls and current 3Ls who will clerk in the fall are invited to sign up for individual “counseling” sessions with Susan Butler Plum and Kathleen Rubenstein of the Skadden Foundation to take place Tuesday, March 26, at NYU Law […]

Pro Bono Opporunity – NYS Courts Office for Justice Initiatives’s Bridge-the-Gap CLE

Bridge the gap between law school and the realities of practicing law through presentations by experienced practitioners and a HANDS-ON 60 hour Pro Bono Practicum that will provide participants with the opportunity to: • gain client interviewing skills, • represent […]

Summer Internship Opportunity – P.R.I.M.E. Finance

P.R.I.M.E. Finance is currently looking for 2019 summer interns to serve at its offices in the Netherlands. Banking & Finance I Capital Markets I Arbitration I Mediation I Dispute Resolution Duties and responsibilities Our interns participate in a wide range […]

Mar. 11: 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 […]

Mar. 12: Equal Justice Works Info Session

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

Mar. 13: A Conversation with NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell

Please join the Center for Cybersecurity, the Reiss Center on Law and Security, and PILC for a discussion with Glenn Gerstell, General Counsel of the National Security Agency and Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) on Wednesday, March 13. Mr. Gerstell will […]

Mar. 5: Project Fellowship Info Session

Interested in working at a non-profit organization after graduation? If so, 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 Kirkland […]

Mar. 7: Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship with Namati Application Deadline

The Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship provides exceptional NYU Law graduates with an opportunity to spend one year working with an innovative human rights organization. Fellows are paid a competitive salary with benefits. The Bernstein Institute supports fellows throughout the year with fellow-centered […]

Mar. 7: International Alumni Panel

Join the Public Interest Law Center for a discussion with distinguished international public interest alumni about the cutting edge issues they are working on, their career trajectory, and how you can prepare for a career in international public interest law. […]

Mar. 9: 33rd Annual Metropolitan NY Trainer by the New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA)

Date: Saturday, March 9 Location: Tishman Auditorium Time: 8:30am – 4:45pm Join the New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) for a day of trainings about criminal law and criminal defense.  Topics will include: Recent Developments in Criminal Law and Procedure […]

Mar. 4: NYU Public Interest Project Fellowship Deadline

Open to current 3Ls, this fellowship requires the candidate to partner with a public interest host organization in the United States and to propose a project of his/her own creation that he or she will execute at the host organization.   […]

Feb. 25: Tips on Finding 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 […]

Feb. 26: Getting a Headstart 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 […]