Term and Salary
The term of the MacArthur Foundation Residency in Nonprofit Law is one year. The 2024-2025 residency will commence in September 2024 with the term ending in August 2025. Residents will receive a salary of $80,000 plus benefits available to full-time employees of MacArthur.
What is the relationship between the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the New York University School of Law’s National Center on Philanthropy and the Law?
The Resident in Nonprofit Law will be working at the MacArthur Foundation. NYU’s National Center on Philanthropy and the Law administers the application process for this position (along with other post-graduate positions for other charitable organizations) but all decisions will be made by the MacArthur Foundation.
The selection process consists of a written application and interviews. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing and rolling basis commencing October 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted until a Resident is selected or until March 15, 2024, whichever is earlier.
A completed application consists of the following items:
- Residency Application
- Official Law School Transcript
- Two Letters of Recommendation, sent directly from:
- Law School Professor, or
- Former or Current Employer
- At least one reference should be from a Law School Professor.
National Center on Philanthropy and the Law
New York University School of Law
139 MacDougal Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 995-3149 Fax
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a Resident is selected. Please send any printed materials to Allie Tunis at the address above.
Questions that you may have regarding the process may be directed to Emily Friedman, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, at the MacArthur Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.