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Legal Intern (ID: 109934) for Summer 2024


Dept of Environmental Conservation

21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz , NY 12561
E-Mail: ashley.johnson@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Office of General Counsel


Web Site: www.dec.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The Legal Intern for the Office of General Counsel, Region 3 of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will work alongside the regional attorneys and legal assistant on projects for a variety of agency programs, including Petroleum Bulk Storage, Ecosystem Health, Water, Air Pollution Control, Lands & Forests, Solid Waste, Mining, Remediation, Pesticides, and more. The intern will attend meetings with Department staff; draft documents, including legal documents; participate in special projects; and conduct research to support the agency's enforcement and permitting work. A strong candidate for this position will have a demonstrated interest in environmental law and policy. The office is open from 8:30-4:45 daily. Part-time interns will also be considered




Legal Research

Environmental law and policy


Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Legal Specialties, Policy Enforcement, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Ulster

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 1st Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts, Social Science