PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC 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 […]

PILC Info Session Recording Now Available

The PILC Info session can now be viewed on the PILC Resources Website here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/career-resources-for-JDs  If you have any questions or concerns please contact NYU Law School’s Public Interest Law Center at law.pilcfair@nyu.edu or 212-998-6686.

Register Now: Public Interest Employer Info Sessions

Please attend these 19 individual public interest employer virtual info sessions to learn more about their great work and ask questions! These virtual sessions are open to all law students and do not require registration (*with one exception). Please note […]

Sept. 9-Dec. 2: Public Defender Brown Bag Lunch Series

Every Friday from 12:15-1:15pm EST, Sept. 9 – Dec. 2 (except the two marked with asterisks) Thinking about becoming a public defender? Throughout the fall, PILC is hosting brown bag lunches with public defender offices from around the country. These informative discussions […]

Oct. 10: Application and Recording Available – Sidley Austin Pro Bono Opportunity

The Office of Graduate Careers, together with Sidley Austin, will host a virtual information session for interested students on Wednesday, September 28th at 10 AM. Click to watch the recording. International law firm Sidley Austin LLP seeks student volunteers for […]

Oct. 13: Public Interest Law Firms Panel Discussion with LSEJ (In-Person)

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at a public interest law firm? What are these law firms and how do they differ from other firms and from non-profit organizations? Come meet attorneys practicing in the areas of […]

Sept. 16-30: Government and Prosecution Brown Bag Lunch Series

Government and Prosecution Brown Bag Lunch Series Every Friday from 1:00-2:00 pm EST, Sept. 16 – Sept. 30, and 1:15-2:15 PM EST, Oct 21   Thinking about beginning your career or interning with a government agency or prosecutor’s office?  Throughout […]

Sept. 27: LLM Post Graduate Fellowships Info Session with CHRGJ and IILJ

If you would like to learn more about the IFD Fellowships as well as other post-graduate fellowship opportunities available to LLMs, please come to the LLM Post Graduate Fellowships Info Session.  Date: Tuesday, September 27 Time: 1-2 PM Location: Vanderbilt […]

Sept. 28: PILC and Guarini Center Environmental Law Luncheon

Are you interested in a career in environmental and land use law? Join us to hear from alumni in environmental careers at organizations such as Earthjustice, Just Atonement and more. We will also learn about the Guarini Center at NYU, […]

Sept. 29: International Post-Graduate Fellowships (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. 30: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Information Session

Do you have questions about the Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship? Please join us for this in-person information session led by IJC staff in advance of the Oct. 18 Fellowship deadline. Food will be provided during this session! Date: Friday, September 30 Location: […]

Rolling: Fellowship in Urban Environmental Law

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

Immediate Start: Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York Part-Time

There is immediate need for students interested in earning $18/hour to work with LASNNY housing attorneys to contact clients and gather appropriate program eligibility documentation (income, assets, housing inspections). This work can be done remotely. The time commitment would be approximately 60 days […]

New: Arizona Handbook Password

The best place to find entry-level positions and internships in the federal government is by checking the University of Arizona’s Government Honors & Internship Handbook, which is commonly known as the “Arizona Handbook,” and which is available to our students for […]

Rolling: Fellowship in Urban Environmental Law at the Guarini Center

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

Recording Available: Public Interest Career Planning for Rising 2Ls

Jump-start your career planning for the year with tailored advice for rising 2Ls about seeking a summer job for next year, preparing for your post-grad job search, and how PILC can help. This event will be fully remote.  Click here […]

Recording Available: Public Interest Career Planning for Rising 3Ls

Join us for tailored advice for rising 3Ls who are starting or continuing with your post-graduate job search and how PILC can help! Click here to view the recording. PILC Public Interest Law Careers Overview

Rolling: Fall Internship – Initiative for Community Power at NYU Law

The Initiative for Community Power fosters deep community partnerships and brings decades of high-impact community organizing and power-building work.  The Initiative catalyzes analysis, innovation, and project work to create a more equitable, democratic, and racially just society. The Initiative combines […]

Rolling: Pro Bono Research Opportunity with Open Society Foundations

To apply, please email Daniela.Ikawa@opensocietyfoundations.org with a resume and cover letter. ** For more information about NYU Law’s pro bono credit requirements, click here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/publicinterestlawcenter/forstudents/nys-bar-pro-bono-requirement Description of your organization The Open Society Justice Initiative, a litigation and law center housed […]

Rolling: Alan Klinger Civil Rights Paid Term-Time Fellowship at ADL

The Alan Klinger Civil Rights Fellowship is a paid term-time internship that will allow the fellow to work with ADL’s VP of Civil Rights, National Civil Rights Counsel and other members of the Civil Rights team on various projects related […]

Sept. 12: Twenty-Sixth Annual Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture

Please join PILC for the Twenty-Sixth 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. 15: Meet the National Consumer Law Center

Please join PILC for an informal discussion with the National Consumer Law Center’s April Kuehnhoff. The National Consumer Law Center uses its expertise in consumer law and energy policy to work for consumer justice and economic security for low-income and other disadvantaged people, including older adults, in […]

Sept. 15: Research Assistant Role – Climate Litigation Accelerator

The Climate Litigation Accelerator is looking for an NYU Law 2L/3L to serve as a Research Assistant to help with an exciting and groundbreaking project: the first ever database on the right to a healthy environment. This project is a collaboration with […]

Sept. 16: Pro Bono Opportunity – Bankruptcy Assistance Project 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 Week Series: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering

PILC Week Series: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering PILC presents PILC Week 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, […]

Aug. 24: Gideon’s Promise Fellowship Application Deadline

The Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Project (LSPP) is inviting applications for its class of 2023 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 […]

Aug. 25: DOJ Antitrust Division Diversity Committee Recruiting Event for Law Students & Recent Graduates

Entry-Level Opportunities & Internships at the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice: A Panel Discussion Thursday, August 25th at 12:45 – 2:00PM ET. Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/doj-antitrust-division-diversity-committee-2022-recruiting-event-forlaw-tickets-400710394577   The Antitrust Division’s Diversity Committee will be hosting a virtual panel discussion […]

Sept. 15: Internship/Fellowship Opportunities at the National Consumer Law Center Speaker – April Kuehnhoff

Staff Attorney April Kuehnhoff will be providing an informal opportunity for students to learn more about the internship and fellow opportunities at the National Consumer Law Center. To RSVP, please click here.  

July 27: Apply for Research Assistant Role with the Climate Litigation Accelerator

The Climate Litigation Accelerator is looking for an NYU Law 2L/3L to serve as a Research Assistant to help with an exciting and groundbreaking project: the first ever database on the right to a healthy environment. This project is a collaboration with […]