Open Positions and Opportunities

Opportunities at YCELP

YCELP Associate Director

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP) is now hiring for an Associate Director. seeks to hire a Fellow for a term of between 10  months and 2 years. The Associate Director oversees the programmatic, research, and administrative functions of the Center in coordination with the Faculty Director. 

To apply, please visit the Yale employment page and submit materials through the site. Requisition #43045BR.

YCELP RA: Summer 2017

The Center is looking for a full time Research Assistant to assist with research efforts, communications, and data management. This position includes: work on corporate sustainability in Latin America, an air quality research project, administrative support for the Sustainability Leadership Forum, assisting with the Environmental Performance Index, helping with an international workshop on global trade and the environment, and covering communications for the Center. The full job description can be found here. 

EPI Writing RA: 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. The Center is looking for a full time Research Assistant for the summer to assist with the writing and communications needs for the EPI. Click Here for more details.


Other Opportunities

Executive Director, Council of Western State Foresters

The Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) seeks an Executive Director to provide leadership, coordination, strategic planning and public outreach on behalf of the organization. The Executive Director also serves as the Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC) Executive Director. The WFLC is a coalition between the CWSF and the western USDA Forest Service leadership.

Student RA: Environmental Justice Clinic

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engelman-Lado is searching for a research assistant, preferably a law student, to begin work immediately.  Interest in work over the summer or in the fall also welcome.  Responsibilities will include both legal and factual materials related to issues of environmental justice and will require reviewing and analyzing cases and information.  Please submit a short statement of interest (no more than one page) and a resume to

2017 YLS Environmental Justice Clinic Summer Fellowship

The Environmental Justice Clinic (EJ Clinic) at Yale Law School seeks two full-time students for summer clinical work.  Working under the supervision of Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engelman-Lado, each Clinic student will take responsibility for cases and clinic development, including research and drafting, work with clients, fact investigation, and communications.  Applications welcome YLS and FES students.  

Please send a short statement of interest (no more than one paragraph) and resume to  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  

Yale Carbon Charge Summer Intern

Two summer internship opportunities are available with Yale Carbon Charge. Responsibilities will include identifying energy conservation opportunities, performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to inform policy decisions, finding solutions to Yale operations challenges, and developing and managing research projects

To make it an appropriately remunerative opportunity, candidates will need to bring some matching funding (grants, etc.).  To learn more about the opportunities click here.