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2018 Stanback Legal Internship - Clean Air

2018 Stanback Legal Internship - Clean Air

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Climate and Clean Air Program [304000]

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We use the services of interns in essentially the same manner as program staff, fully integrating them into ongoing projects and new advocacy opportunities as they arise.  Legal interns undertake research and writing in support of ongoing lawsuits, administrative comments, Congressional testimony, media releases, fact sheets, and analytic papers. Our intent is to give interns the most true-to-life experiences while augmenting our ability to benefit public health and the environment.


  • Performing legal research for briefs or rulemaking comments
  • Drafting fact sheets, white papers, press releases, reports or letters
  • Attending Congressional hearings or lobbying visits with Congressional staff
  • Participating in environmental community strategy sessions and meetings with other stakeholders
  • Any final reports, presentations, analyses, etc. that the Intern will generate by the completion of the internship


  • A law student with a sincere interest in working for an environmental non-profit organization is encouraged to apply
  • A second-year law student with training or experience in environmental law, environmental policy, or environmental economics desired
  • Stanback Positions are only available to current or enrolled Duke University student for September 2018

NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion.  We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment.  Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.


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