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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

July 11: Moelis Urban Law & Public Affairs Fellowship Program Deadline

We are excited to announce that the Moelis Urban Law & Public Affairs Fellowship Program will select one (1) additional Moelis Fellow from the NYU Law Class of 2024 to participate in the Fellowship Program. This new Moelis Fellow will be eligible to […]

July 15: 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 […]

July 15: Latinx Rights Scholars Program Deadline

NYU Law is proud to announce that the Latinx Rights Scholars Program will grant a full tuition scholarship for two years to a rising 2L who has a strong background and interest in social justice work that impacts Latinx communities. […]

June 14: Impact Fees: A New Direction for NYC?

June 14, 12-1:15 PM Impact fees are one-time charges imposed on new development as a condition of approval to offset the development’s impact on local infrastructure, services, and the environment. A revenue-raising tool, they are broadly based on the idea that […]

Summer Rent Discount Program Application Now Available

May 15 – Summer Rent Discount Program Application Deadline NYU Law is very pleased to announce a Summer Rent Discount Program for current students and 2022 graduates who plan to live in NYU housing while working in public interest or […]

Apr. 18: Thinking Ahead Towards Prosecution Positions for 2Ls and 3Ls

Please join PILC for a talk geared towards rising 2Ls and 3Ls who are considering federal, state or local 2L summer and/or post-grad government job opportunities. Learn some tips on what you can do to prepare for the fall hiring […]

Apr. 11: Apply for the Rose Sheinberg Committee

The Rose Sheinberg Program seeks 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. 15: LGBTQIA+ Panel Discussion: A Global Perspective

This conversation will shine a spotlight on the experiences of LGBTQIA+ people in different parts of the world. LL.M. students from South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East will talk about what it’s like to live as a member […]

Apr. 15: Planning for Your Summer Internship in Public Defense

Working in public defense this summer? Professor Hertz will speak about preparing for summer internships in public defense, including advice and tips for what to expect and how to prepare, whether you are working in person or remotely. Anyone doing […]

Mar. 29-30: Achieving Environmental Justice: Domestic and Global Latinx Perspectives

NYU’s LaLSA is hosting its 3rd annual conference on “Achieving Environmental Justice: Domestic and Global Latinx Perspectives.” There will be two online panels, a domestically focused panel on March 29th (12–1:30 PM) and an internationally focused panel on March 30th […]

Mar. 30: Skadden Fellowship Information Session and Individual Counseling

Kathleen Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, along with 2021 NYU alum and Skadden Fellow Dillon Reisman, will discuss the post-graduate Skadden Fellowship. The Skadden Fellowship is a two-year public interest project fellowship. This info session will take place Wednesday, March […]

Mar. 30: Panel Discussion – Cities’ Contributions to Climate Change

When U.S. cities estimate the greenhouse gas emissions for which they are responsible, cities tend to focus on the emissions that come from activities within their borders and from generating electricity to meet local needs. This approach undercounts cities’ contributions to […]

RSVP for Tips for 1Ls 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 […]

Spring 2022 Fellowship: Initiative for Community Power and Democratic Engagement

The Initiative for Community Power and Democratic Engagement at NYU (“The Initiative”) combines the weight and assets of a global academic institution with deep community partnerships and decades of high-impact community organizing and power-building work.  The Initiative catalyzes analysis, innovation, […]

Business Transactions Clinic – Applications due Monday, March 21 at 5:00 PM

Applications for the Business Transactions Clinic are due on Monday, March 21, at 5:00 PM. All rising 2Ls and 3Ls are eligible. Under faculty supervision, clinic students provide free business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, and […]

Mar. 3: Getting a Head Start 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 […]

Mar. 3: NYU Public Interest Fellowships

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) is excited to announce its 2022 PILC FELLOWSHIPS. A description of the PILC Fellowship and how to apply can be found here. In addition, NYU will award one REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE FREEDOM AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS […]

Feb. 22: Morgan Lewis Diversity Scholarship for 1L and 2Ls

The attorneys, legal personnel, and staff at Morgan Lewis represent a diverse mixture of backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures. We are strengthened by this diversity. Morgan Lewis is therefore proud to present its Diversity Scholarship Program through the Morgan Lewis Foundation. […]

Feb. 11: Summer Law Clerks for 1Ls and 2Ls – Institute for Policy Integrity

The Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law (www.policyintegrity.org) is seeking 1L and 2L law students passionate about environmental law, energy law, environmental justice, and/or regulatory policy to assist with our research and advocacy, including comment […]

Feb. 11: Summer Internships at The Hague (Netherlands)

Permanent Court of Arbitration Summer Internship The Permanent Court of Arbitration is an intergovernmental organization located in the Hague that provides a variety of dispute resolution services to the international community, including administering international arbitrations arising out of treaties, including […]

Feb. 24: Pro Bono Scholars Program Externship Information Session

Come learn about NYU Law School’s expanded externship program in conjunction with the New York State Pro Bono Scholars Program (PBSP). The PBSP is a unique program through which graduating law students have the option to spend their final semester […]

Jan. 28: RSVP for the Bankruptcy Assistance Project

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 […]

Please submit FAFSAs for Summer Funding Purposes as soon as possible

If you registered for summer funding, we would be grateful if you could submit your FAFSA forms for both 2021-22 and 2022-23 as soon as possible, and you must do so no later than January 15. The Financial Aid Tutorial […]

Jan. 26: Apply to the Brazilian Legal Society Pro Bono Clinic

The Brazilian Legal Society at NYU partnered with the Brazilian Consulate in New York and the non-profit organizations Mantena Global Care and Garra to launch a clinic aimed at providing free legal support to Brazilian immigrants in need. The project focuses on assisting and advising the most vulnerable […]