Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

  • 2020 Stanback Fellow - India Climate Change and Clean Energy

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/2/2019 11:33 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    International [404000]
  • Overview

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana, and Beijing.


    Position Summary:


    This position is only for current Duke students.

    The India Climate Change and Clean Energy Fellowship project is aimed to maximize NRDC’s strategic priority areas on climate change, health & cities and international approach. The Fellowship project is part of the international program and works with experts both internally and externally with expertise in climate change, health, energy efficiency, climate finance and air pollution.


    The Fellow will work with NRDC’s India Climate Program on research, analysis and advocacy for exciting climate change and clean energy projects in India. The fellowship includes analysis of India’s renewable market, energy efficiency, climate adaption focused on heat stress, air pollution, and implementing the Paris Climate Agreement.


    The ideal candidate will be either a law or public policy graduate student, with excellent writing and research skills. Applicants should be knowledgeable about energy and climate change.


    Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, writing sample, transcript and references.


    To apply, please visit Duke University's website ( and upload your resume and cover letter through their online portal.  We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Due to the high volume of resumes, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



    If you are having technical difficulty while applying, please reach out to iCIMS Customer Care by dialing 1-800-889-4422.


    For further information about NRDC, please visit


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