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2024-BLA-Graduate Legal Intern

2024-BLA-Graduate Legal Intern

Posted on: 05/15/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required


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$18.00 – $18.00

Job Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in an accredited college, university or law school.

Preferred Skills

- Coursework in environmental law, contracts, labor, employment, energy, and administrative law preferred. Selection Criteria: - Strong writing skills effective interpersonal skills. - Leadership skills self-motivation and ability to work well with minimal supervision.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

There is no New York City residency requirement for this position.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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2024-BLA-Graduate Legal Intern

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59-17 Junction Blvd Corona Ny

  1. Legal Affairs