PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 19: A Conversation with NYU Alumni at the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency

Join PILC for a conversation with NYU Alumni at the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency.  Vikram Raghavan (LLM ’98), Lead Counsel, will lead the conversation with Paige Casaly (JD ’16), Legal Consultant; Prachi Tadsare (LLM ’17), Legal Consultant; Zi En Chow (LLM ’19); and the current NYU […]

Oct. 12: Finding and Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship

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 summer internship and insight into what PILC can do to help. Date: […]

Oct. 2: Careers in Criminal Defense – A Conversation with Scott Hechinger and Sarah Lustbader

Are you a 1L interested in criminal defense but undecided about whether to pursue client-centered defense work or policy reform work?  Join Professor Rachel Barkow in conversation with Scott Hechinger ’10 and Sarah Lustbader ’10 as they discuss their careers […]

Oct. 6: Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellowship Info Session

Join PILC to learn about the Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellowship, which provides an opportunity for a recent NYU Law graduate to serve as an attorney with The Warren Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Program, a unit within Mobilization for Justice. The […]

PILC Remote Counseling and Drop-In Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the semester. 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 areas of interest Your availability (dates and […]

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 […]

Pro Bono Opportunities

African Services CommitteeASC provides health, housing, legal, educational and self-sufficiency services to African and Caribbean immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers affected by war, poverty, global health disparities, political oppression, and social persecution based on sexual orientation or HIV status. Center […]

Sept. 18-21: 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.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 5 Employers: The following employers will […]

Sept. 21: Pro Bono Requirement Info Session

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 with PILC to learn what counts, what doesn’t count, how to find pro bono […]

Sept. 22: PILC and Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Lunch

Join the Public Interest Law Center and the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights for a virtual  lunch with Abigail Moy and a discussion of human rights and legal empowerment.  Abigail Moy is the Director of the Legal Empowerment […]

Sept. 25: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Info Session

Please join PILC for an information session on the Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship (http://justicecorps.org/fellowship/). We will be joined by IJC staff. This event is open to 3L, 2L, and 1L students. Applications for the IJC Fellowship are due October 28. […]

Sept. 25-29: 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.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 6 Employers: The following employers will […]

Oct. 1-16: Public Interest Employer Web Series

Join the metro area law schools for an introductory series on the practice of public interest law. Hear from employers who regularly recruit our students, learn more about various practice areas, and get to know attorneys in the field. Please […]

Oct. 2: Brown Bag Lunch with Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz

Please join PILC for a virtual Brown Bag lunch discussion with the Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz.  A life-long resident of Queens, DA Katz has spent most of her career in public service. She has been a legislator (first, as […]

Sept. 11-14: 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.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 4 Employers: The following employers will […]

Sept. 14: Twenty-Fourth Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

Please join PILC for the Twenty-Fourth 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. 14: International Post-Graduate Fellowships Info Session for JDs

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 Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowships, the Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, the International […]

Sept. 4-8: 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.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 3 Employers: The following employers will […]

Sept. 8-11: PILC Week: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering

PILC presents PILC Week: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering – an event for 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls to kick off the fall semester. Jump-start your career planning for the year, get nuts and bolts advice from alumni practitioners, concluding in an […]

Sept. 11: 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 […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Daylight

Daylight is a justice collective that began with an idea that justice work should cross disciplines, sectors, and national boundaries. Justice is not defined by law, political institutions, or international standards. Instead, Daylight looks to build community justice by strengthening culturally […]

Survey to Inform IDLO’s Strategic Plan 2021-2024

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is the only global intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law and sustainable development. The IDLO is currently working to develop a forward-looking Strategic Plan for 2021-2024 that promotes a “people-centered” […]

Vera Institute of Justice’s Graduate Students of Color for Justice Collective

The Vera Institute of Justice is excited to announce that applications for the next cohort of the Graduate Students of Color for Justice Collective (GSOC) are now open! Rooted in the commitment to center diverse voices and invest in emerging leaders in the […]

Aug. 28-31: 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.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 2 Employers: The following employers will […]

Sept. 10: Human Rights at NYU Welcome Event

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, the Robert & Helen Bernstein Institute of Human Rights, and the U.S.-Asia Law Institute invite incoming 1Ls, LLMs, transfer students, visiting scholars, and all new & continuing members of the NYU Law community to […]

Aug. 21-24: 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.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 1 Employers: The following employers will […]

Aug. 27: Gideon’s Promise Application Deadline

The Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Project (LSPP) is inviting applications for its class of 2021 fellows. LSPP is a 3-year fellowship that provides recent law school graduates committed to a career in public defense with continuing legal education training […]

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 […]

Aug. 18: 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 […]

Aug. 20: Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship Application Deadline

The Brooks Institute is offering an academic-year fellowship to law students who are interested in pursuing a career in law teaching and who seek mentorship and an opportunity to develop scholarly agendas in the field of animal law.  The goal […]