- Academic Advising Video
- Message from the Director
- Faculty Bios
- Faculty Scholarship
- Adjunct Faculty
- Courses and Curriculum
- E-Newsletter Archive
- Experiential Learning
- JD Certificate Program
- Natural Resources & Government Relations Lecture Series
- Renewable Energy Law & Policy Summit
- Guest Speaker Series
- Advanced Degree Programs
- Program Affiliates
- Contact Us
- Keeping Connected
- Building Green
- Ronan Summer Fellowship Program
2013 Joseph and Colleen Ronan Fellowship Program
THE 2013 APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK IN SPRING 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Overview and Selection Criteria
One Denver Law JD student will be selected, through a competitive process, to work in the legal department of a local corporation. The Ronan Fellow will be expected to work for an eight week period (30 hours per week maximum) during June-August 2013. The Fellow will receive an hourly rate of $24.00 per hour with a maximum payment not to exceed $5,760 from the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Program. No academic credit will be offered for the Fellowship.
The 2013 Ronan Fellowship will be with Newmont Mining Corporation. The opportunity is open to ANY 2L/3LE Denver Law student who is interested in environmental and natural resources law and has a strong academic record.
Fellowship Job Description
The position with Newmont Mining Corporation (“Newmont”) will work with various members of the Legal department and the Environmental and Social Responsibility department. In particular, the Fellow will gain exposure to issues relating to environmental regulation and other mining related activities occurring throughout Newmont’s global operations. In addition, the Fellow will work with Newmont’s Ethics and Compliance function. As part of the position, the Fellow will interact with outside counsel, as well as members of Newmont’s management, and a variety of local, national and international legal counsel that work with the company.
Application packets are due by/on They must be 100% complete and e-mailed to Stefanie Carroll at email@example.com. Hard copy, incomplete, partial and/or late applications will not be accepted. The Fellowship opportunity is only open to JD students.
Application packets must be received electronically in one (1) PDF document, which is how they will be sent to the faculty selection committee and host company. The PDF file name must be titled: Your Last Name_Your First Name_Newmont_2013
The following items MUST be included in your application packet and should be in the following order:
1.) Cover Letter (Must be addressed to the host company’s supervising attorney—specific information can be found on the application form. Please use this letter to tell the host company why you should be selected for the position.)
2.) Completed Application Form: 2013_Ronan_Fellowship_Application_Newmont.doc
4.) Law School Transcript
Selection, Interview and Notification Process
Completed applications will be sent to Environmental & Natural Resources Law Program faculty to review; a short list of the top candidates will then be sent to the host company for in-person interview selection. In-person interviews with Newmont will happen in early April and all applicants will be notified by late April of their status.
Please contact Stefanie Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-871-6076 or in room 465B with any questions regarding the application process. Ms. Carroll is not involved in the selection process, and is happy to review any applicant packets before they are officially submitted. The Career Development Office is an excellent resource for assistance with drafting cover letters and resumes.
We are strongly dedicated to the pursuit of inclusive excellence and diversity. See our Diversity Statement at http://www.du.edu/chancellor/vision/diversitystatement.html. DU is an EEO/AA employer.