Grad Legal Intern

Location US-NY-Flushing
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The Bureau of Legal Affairs is responsible for providing all legal services required by DEP to fulfill its mission.  The bureau is also responsible for identifying potential legal problems, bringing them to the attention of appropriate personnel,  explaining options and the risks associated with each, and assisting staff in carrying out the actions decided upon by management.  


The selected candidate will assist DEP attorneys by performing legal research and appearing at administrative hearings and meetings.  Subject areas include environmental law, real estate, land use, contracts, labor law, employment law, and energy law.


Along with their resume, interested applicants should also include a cover letter.  


Preferred skills: Coursework in environmental law, contracts, labor, employment, energy, and administrative law.  


These are paid positions.


  • Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the graduate level.
  • Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Student must be currently enrolled at an accredited law school.

Selection Criteria:

  • Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity and/or experience with computers/software; leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision. 


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