Please note that this opportunity is sponsored by NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, and not the Career Development Center or Rutgers University.
> $7,500 stipend to spend the summer of 2021 (8 weeks minimum) working on legal matters for a government environmental or energy agency or public interest environmental organization in New York State. (The applicant need not have identified a summer internship prior to applying for the fellowship. After a 2021 fellowship awardee has been selected, members of the Section can assist the awardee in searching for a summer internship placement.)
> Invitation to a meeting of the NYSBA’s Environmental & Energy Law Section
> Assignment of a mentor from the environmental or energy bar
Application Deadline February 5, 2021
New York State Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship
Environmental & Energy Law Section
1 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207
> Completed application form
> Undergraduate Transcript
> Law school transcript
> Essay describing applicant’s interest in environmental or energy issues
> Reasons for wanting to participate in the Fellowship
> Two letters of recommendation
First-year, second-year, and third-year (night students only) underrepresented group members who are: 1) enrolled in a law school in New York State; or 2) permanent New York State residents, and enrolled in a law school in the United States.
Underrepresented group members are persons who are: African American, Latinx, Native American, Alaskan native, Asian, Pacific Islander, LGBTQ+.
All applicants must be a member of NYSBA and the Environmental & Energy Law Section. Membership is free for law students.
Interest in environmental and/or energy issues; strong academic record (undergraduate and/or law school); outstanding personal qualities; and leadership abilities. (A law school course in environmental or energy law is not a prerequisite.)
Detailed information, and application forms, may be obtained by contacting email@example.com or online at NYSBA.ORG/ENVDIVERSITYFELLOWSHIP
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