Career Paths

Public Service Career Paths

Each year, Brooklyn Law School students obtain internships and permanent jobs at numerous government entities and nonprofit organizations. Our students also obtain externally-funded postgraduate fellowships—positions intended for new lawyers—in a variety of areas.

The first tab below lists employers where recent students have obtained internships and permanent jobs. The second tab lists post-graduate fellowships that recent students have received.

  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Center for Constitutional Rights
    LatinoJustice PRLDEF
    NAACP Legal Defense Fund

  • EarthRights International
    Human Rights First
    Human Rights Watch
    International Criminal Court
    International Rescue Committee
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

  • Office of the Appellate Defender
    Appellate Advocates
    The Bronx Defenders
    The Legal Aid Society
    Miami Dade County Public Defender
    Orleans Public Defenders
    Federal Defenders

  • Catholic Charities of New York
    Central American Legal Assistance
    Immigrant Defense Project
    Immigration Equality
    Lutheran Social Services

  • Advocates for Children of New York
    The Children’s Law Center
    Lawyers for Children
    Partnership for Children’s Rights
    Youth Represent

  • Center for Reproductive Rights
    Her Justice
    Legal Momentum
    Safe Horizon
    Sanctuary for Families
    Planned Parenthood

  • District Attorneys’ Offices (all five boroughs)
    U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York
    U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

  • New York City Administration for Children’s Services
    New York City Law Department
    New York State Attorney General
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review
    National Labor Relations Board

Contact Us

Public Service Law Center
111 Livingston Street
Brooklyn, NY
Email: publicservice@brooklaw.edu
Phone: (718) 780-0689