Public Interest Law Center

Term-Time Opportunities

Center for Research in Crime and Justice Leslie Glass Criminal Justice Fellowships

The NYU School of Law Center for Research in Crime and Justice awards two Leslie Glass Criminal Justice Fellowships to second-year students with a desire to carry out in-depth criminal justice policy-oriented research. In addition to working with faculty to co-author an article, the Fellows are awarded $5,000, expected to work ten hours per week in the fall semester and earn three credits of independent study in the spring semester. For more information, please contact Janelle Pitterson at

Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Student Grants

PILF supports students working in unpaid, term-time public interest internships. Every semester, PILF makes approximately 5 grants, of up to $750 each, to students completing legal work at 501(c)(3) organizations. Students serving marginalized communities or pursuing innovative policy or advocacy work are particularly encouraged to apply. Grant recipients subsequently serve on the Board of PILF. Learn more on the PILF website.

New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation (NYWBAF) Fellowship at inMotion

InMotion is a non-profit agency providing free legal services to low-income women throughout New York City, primarily in the areas of matrimonial, family, and immigration law; the majority of the women served are survivors of domestic violence. Funded by the NYWBAF, the intern will work under the direction of inMotion’s staff attorneys and Legal Director to conduct client intake, assist with drafting and filing of legal documents and engage in community outreach. For more information, stop by the Public Interest Law Center or email us at