Law Students & Graduates
Law students and graduates work alongside experienced attorneys to gain lawyering skills.
Our internship experiences provide opportunities for client interaction, intake and interview, research and writing, and more in-depth work necessary to serve clients with intersectional legal needs.
All opportunities count toward the 50-hour pro bono requirement for admission to the New York State Bar.
NYLAG’s semester and summer internships.
Volunteer at a Community-Based Clinic.
Court-Based Limited Scope Opportunities
NYLAG’s limited scope opportunities through the SDNY Pro Se Legal Clinic and Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Program allow students to work with clients in the courts.
Sign up for one of our court-based opportunities.
Language Access Volunteer
In one of the most diverse cities in the world, language services are essential to NYLAG’s mission to provide high quality legal services to communities in need.
Language Access Volunteers skilled in translation and interpretation work closely with NYLAG attorneys to interpret during client interviews, meetings, and court proceedings, and to translate legal documents.
Send resume and a brief introduction.
Post Graduate Fellowships
NYLAG sponsors third-year law students, judicial law clerks, and recent law graduates for public interest law fellowships, such as the Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Kirkland & Ellis, and Open Society Institute fellowships. These positions for 2Ls and 3Ls commence in the fall.
Find out more about fellowships at NYLAG.