Research and Teaching Assistant Openings


No openings at this time

The Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE), Berkeley Law environmental and energy law faculty, and other members of the Berkeley environmental community frequently recruit for paid graduate student research (GSR) appointments.  Please contact us if you have a particular research interest.  Open positions will be posted here periodically, including details about the type of research involved and the application process."

Field Placement Program

Semester Field Placements (ongoing)

Students receive academic credit for working with supervising attorneys in public interest organizations or government agencies. There are presently 100 Bay Area field placements on the Law School’s Approved Placement List.  Please speak with Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director, at (510) 643-7387 or by email at, with any questions you may have.  Also, check the field placement site for any updates. 

Approved environmental placements include, but are not limited to:

  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Communities for a Better Environment
  • Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund
  • Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund - International Program
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Natural Heritage Institute
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Sierra Club Conservation Legal Program
  • California Attorney General - Enironmental Section