PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Mar. 2: 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 […]

Mar. 2: NYU Public Interest Fellowships Application Deadline

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) is excited to announce the expansion of its PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAM. Previously, PILC has awarded one Public Interest Project Fellowship each year to a graduating 3L. This year, PILC will award multiple fellowships, […]

Mar. 3: 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 […]

Mar. 3: Public International Law Career Talk

Join PILC and ILS for a lunch talk with speakers discussing about the issues in public international law they are working on, their career trajectory, and how you can prepare for a career in international public interest law. Lunch will […]

Feb. 24: 2020 LLM Public Interest Fellowship Application Deadline

Current NYU Law LLM students are invited to apply for the LLM Public Interest Fellowship.  Two Fellows will be selected to do 12 weeks of work at a host organization.  Each Fellow will be provided with a stipend of $7000.  […]

Feb. 25: Tenants’ Rights Movement: Career Opportunities in a Changing Legal Landscape

After New York City adopted the right to counsel for low-income tenants in eviction cases in 2017, the demand for public interest attorneys and litigators at nonprofit legal services organizations has increased dramatically. Join us for a brownbag discussion on what […]

Feb. 25: Pro Bono Scholars Program Externship Info 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 […]

Feb. 26: Public Service Benefit

The NYU School of Law Public Interest Law Center, the Law Alumni Association (LAA), and the Law Alumni of Color Association (LACA) invite you to the Public Service Benefit honoring NYU Law’s commitment to supporting public interest students and public service work. Join us for this celebratory and […]

Feb. 28: Public Interest Careers in Technology Panel

Interested in a career in public interest law and technology? Join PILC and the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Technology for a panel discussion with alumni and others to learn more about this varied and important field. Our panel will […]

Feb. 18: Immigration Summer Legal Corps Application Deadline

Low-income immigrants across the U.S. face challenges to accessing legal services, including language barriers, lack of right to counsel, and a shortage of lawyers who understand how to navigate the ever-changing maze of immigration laws. Without access to a qualified […]

Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship

The Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship provides two graduating NYU Law JD students with the opportunity to spend one year working with an innovative human rights organization. Applications for 2020-2021 Masiyiwa-Bernstein fellowships are now open!  Graduating NYU Law 3Ls are invited to apply to […]

Feb. 10: Rural Summer Legal Corps Application Deadline

In partnership with Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Equal Justice Works will support 35 dedicated law students in serving rural communities this summer. Student Fellows will spend eight to ten weeks at LSC-funded civil legal aid organizations, while developing valuable skills […]

Feb. 13: Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship Application Deadline

NYU School of Law announces with great pleasure the posting of the 2020-2021 Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship for one year of human rights work. Applicants are invited to design projects with a host organization to put their legal education […]

Summer 2020 Legal Internship at the Brennan Center in DC

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve the systems of democracy and justice in the United States. We work to hold our political institutions and laws […]

Feb. 6-7: 43rd Annual NYU Public Interest Legal Career Fair

The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) at New York University School of Law will hold its 43rd annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on February 6 & 7, 2020.  It is the largest fair of its kind in the country. […]

Jan. 27: 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 […]

Jan. 31: Liberty Aldrich Fellowship at Legal Information for Families Today Application Deadline

The New York University (NYU) School of Law is excited to announce the new Liberty Aldrich Summer Fellowship Program for a student at the NYU School of Law to work with LIFT—Legal Information for Families Today. LIFT’s mission is to […]

Jan. 31: Hague Conference on Private International Law Summer Internship Deadline

The Hague Conference on Private International Law (in The Hague, Netherlands) is once again offering a summer internship for students with grants for international internships.  The Secretariat has indicated that there is only one position for summer 2020.  The NYU […]

Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellowships 2020-2021

 Second-year students with a demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and civil rights and strong skills are invited to apply for 2020-2021 Fellowships in the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program. The Program provides 3L students with fellowship support as they […]

Jan. 21: Kirkland & Ellis NYC Public Service Fellowship Application Deadline

The Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowships at New York University School of Law and Columbia Law School were established in 1995. Kirkland & Ellis LLP made a gift of $1,000,000 to New York University School of […]

Jan. 24: 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 […]

Jan. 24: PILC Fair: Interviewing and “Table Talk” Info Session

Please join us for a workshop to help prepare you for successful interviewing and networking at the upcoming Public Interest Legal Career Fair. Date: Friday, January 24th Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm Room: FH 216 Please RSVP here.

Jan. 17: Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Application Deadline

The Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program is comprised of a 10-week fellowship during the summer months at labor-related organizations around the country. The Program provides stipends to 1st and 2nd year law students who dedicate this time to advancing the […]

Jan. 12: Helaine Barnett Fellowship at the Legal Services Corporation Application Deadline

The New York University (NYU) School of Law is excited to announce the continuation of the Helaine Barnett Summer Fellowship Program for a law student at the NYU School of Law to work with the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) at […]

Dec. 2: PILC Fair Info Session

PILC Fair registration opens on December 1!  Come meet with PILC learn how to register, apply for interviews, and use the online system.  We will be available to help students with the registration process, so please feel free to bring […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – UN Team of Experts on Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict

The United Nations Team of Experts on Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict (“Team”) was created by Security Council resolution 1888 (2009) to assist national authorities in strengthening the rule of law, with the aim of ensuring criminal […]

Nov. 18: How to Be a Political Activist

The 2020 election could possibly be the most important of your life as the core institutions and values of American democracy are  challenged. We believe that young people have the potential to lead in the revitalization of democracy. Getting out […]

Public Defender Brown Bag Lunch Series

Thinking about becoming a public defender?  Throughout the fall, PILC is hosting brown bag lunches with public defender offices from around the country (see list below).  These informative discussions will give you the opportunity to learn about how to approach […]

Nov. 11: Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson Fellowship at RFK Human Rights Deadline

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights seeks a Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson Fellow to work with its international human rights litigation and advocacy programs. The 12-month position begins in September 2020. About the Donald M. and Susan N. Wilson […]

Nov. 11: Careers in International Organizations: An Embarrassment of Choice? – A Conversation with Dr. David Malone

The Public Interest Law Center invites you to a lunch conversation with UN Under-Secretary-General David Malone, Rector of the United Nations University. Prior to joining UNU in 2013, Dr. Malone held many high-level roles in the Canadian government, including positions within […]