Opportunities for Current Students
- NYU Law Abroad gives JD students the opportunity to spend a semester immersed in the law and legal culture of another part of the world through an academic program designed and administered by the Law School in cooperation with local partners. The abroad sites are located in Buenos Aires and Paris.
- Exchanges allow NYU Law students to take courses at 11 universities located on four continents. Students nominated by our partner schools are also eligible to apply to NYU Law as exchange students.
- International Moot Court Competitions allow NYU Law students to travel and test their oral arguments against other law students.
- The Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) Lowinson Scholars Program is for students with outstanding academic backgrounds and strong international law interests.
- The Center for Human Rights & Global Justice (CHRGJ) offers support to current students and postgraduates; they also have a human rights job board.
- Language Instruction: NYU offers students interested in improving or developing foreign language skills a variety of alternative forms of language instruction, including courses, software, language coaching, and language tables.
Postgraduate fellowships open to JD students
- Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship provides two graduating JD students with the opportunity to spend one year working with an innovative human rights organization.
NYU Public Interest Law Fellowship: Graduating third-year students at NYU Law are invited to apply for an NYU Public Interest Law Center (PILC) Fellowship with a public interest host organization in the United States or abroad. Applicants may propose either a project-based fellowship or an issue-based fellowship at the sponsoring organization.
Postgraduate fellowships open to LLMs
- International Finance and Development Fellowships are awarded to full-time LLM students on a competitive basis. They provide outstanding opportunities to gain experience working with international organizations in the areas of finance and development.
Postgraduate fellowships open to JDs and LLMs
- International Court of Justice Judicial Fellows Programme: In 2000, New York University School of Law became the first American law school to initiate a clerkship program with the International Court of Justice, and since then, the Law School has sent a recent graduate to serve in the ICJ’s Traineeship program every year.
- Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights: The Bernstein Fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent graduate to spend one year doing human rights advocacy work at Human Rights in China in its New York or Hong Kong office.
- Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship: The Helton fellowship supports one or more graduating students annually who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in international human rights law, and who have designed sound proposals for work at a host organization that they have chosen.
Postgraduate fellowships open to JDs, LLMs, and JSDs
- The International Law and Human Rights Fellowship Program helps students learn about the theory and practice of international law and human rights law through scholarship and practical experience gained through internships at prominent international organizations.