Opportunities at YCELP
Student RAs: Summer 2017
The Environmental Performance Index (EPI), a project of the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, is a biennial report that ranks 180 countries according to their performance on 20 indicators of sustainability.
They are hiring for the following RA Positions for the Spring 2017 semester:
• 2-4 Student Positions
• 2-4 Student Positions
NRDC is hiring an E2 Organizing Director in the Center for Policy Advocacy department’s E2 team. The position may be based in NRDC’s Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA office.
The E2 Organizing Director will play an essential role in recruiting and retaining business leaders and others to E2’s nationwide community of advocates who are passionate about addressing environmental issues through the lens of business and the economy. S/he will be responsible for developing and executing E2’s membership and chapter-building strategy, and managing relevant internal and external processes for achieving it. The position reports to the E2 Executive Director. For more information, click here.
The Senior Project Manager for the Corporate Environmental Team primary responsibilities include project management and facilitation across business units impacted by Environmental Programs and the design, delivery and roll out of needed system enhancements. The Senior Project Manager for the Corporate Environmental Team will have or develop a working knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and will leverage the Subject Matter Expertise of other Senior Managers and staff in the Environmental organization. For more information, click here.
The Environment and Natural Resources Division litigates in five key areas: pollution, lands and natural resources, wildlife, Indian resources, and land acquisition. Attorneys represent many federal agencies by preparing and arguing civil and criminal enforcement cases, appeals, and by defending challenged federal agency actions arising from well over 100 federal environmental laws. Cases are at the cutting edge of environmental and natural resources practice. The Division’s work protects our environment for future generations.
ENRD offers opportunities for internships in offices in Washington, DC; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA; Sacramento, CA; Boston, MA; and Seattle, WA. Numbers of positions vary according to location and semester.
The California Air Resources Board is one of the world’s leading air and climate pollution regulators. The Board’s Legal Office provides interns with a variety of opportunities supporting the Board’s greenhouse gas, criteria pollutant, and air toxic programs.
Environmental Defense Fund’s Washington Office seeks highly qualified and deeply motivated law students to work on projects related to climate change, air quality, and energy. Previous interns have researched and written legal and policy documents for federal court litigation, administrative litigation, national and state regulatory proceedings, and various policy venues. For example, research activities have supported: U.S. Supreme Court litigation over global warming and power plant emissions; D.C. Circuit litigation over greenhouse gas regulation under the Clean Air Act, major new health-based air quality standards, and rules to reduce industrial air pollution; advocacy to reduce global warming pollution; major national and regional policy initiatives on air quality and climate change; international agreements and guidelines regarding trans-boundary pollution control programs in the U.S./Mexico border region; and protection of air quality and ecological systems in national parks.
Now accepting applications on a rolling basis for Summer 2017.