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On-Campus Research and Externship Opportunities for StudentsThe Center for Environmental Legal Studies anchors projects addressing energy, water quality, conservation, international environmental law, green urbanism, and sustainable development, and also runs GreenLaw, the blog of the Environmental Law Program. The Center is a voting member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and the home of our Brazil program, BAILE, and our China program, the Sino-American Center for Law and the Environment.The Land Use Law Center facilitates sustainable development and resolves land use conflicts by teaching local and regional officials how to address climate change, sea level rise, and promote smart growth. Students conduct research, write articles, and assess land use conflicts.The Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Sciences is a University-wide program of interdisciplinary pedagogy, scholarship, and policy development. Through the Academy, students work with technology and science leaders in the Hudson River Valley to form policy recommendations. Our primary research partner in the Academy is the cutting-edge Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries. The Pace Energy and Climate Center is a nationally recognized leader and advocate for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Staff and students use research, education, and advocacy to promote sustainable energy as a means of reducing the global burden of pollution from electrical energy production. The Theodore W. Kheel Center on the Resolution of Environmental Interest Disputes provides educational programs for law students and lawyers on the techniques of discovery, fact-finding, and other means of alternative dispute resolution to resolve environmental interest disputes. "The Pace Energy and Climate Center continues to set the standard for practical and cost-effective approaches to climate change innovation, standing at the forefront of energy-related developments throughout the state and the greater Northeast Region."- Christopher J. RitiJD, 2010/LLM, 2011 Center for Environmental Legal Studies Fellow

Be A Part of the Dynamic Pace Law Community Thrive in Pace Law School's vibrant community by getting involved in one of many organizations, and mingle with Pace environmental law alumni who have gone on to build careers in environmental law at leading agencies, organizations, and firms. Selected Organizations . Dispute Resolution Society. Environmental Law Society . International Law Society . Real Estate and Land Use Law Society. Student Animal Legal Defense Fund . Public Interest Law Scholarship Organization Pace Environmental Law ReviewDevoted to commentary and analysis of environmental law issues, the student-run law review publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles, and the proceedings of colloquia on environmental law issues. Moot Court CompetitionsInteract with fellow law students throughout the country by being involved in one of many moot court competitions:. National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) For more than 20 years, student advocates from across the United States and Canada have participated in the NELMCC hosted by Pace. This annual moot draws over 200 competitors from diverse law schools, and nearly 200 attorneys serve as judges. . Other Moot Court Competitions Pace sends teams to top-notch competitions, including: - Harvard Law School's Animal Advocacy Moot Court Competition - Stetson University College of Law's International Environmental Moot Court Competition - University of Richmond School of Law's Environmental Negotiation CompetitionConnect With Pace Alumni at:. Law firms, such as Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.; Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C.; Cuddy & Feder LLP; and Farer Fersko. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as state and local government agencies. Corporate environmental law departments, such as IBM, Unilever, Pfizer, and General Electric. Nonprofit organizations, such as Environmental Defense Fund, Save the Sound, The Nature Conservancy, and Riverkeeper