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EDC hires law students for summer clerkships as well as externships during the regular school year. Law clerks and externs are involved in substantive activities such as conducting legal research; drafting memos and pleadings; participating in client meetings, strategy discussions and negotiations; appearing before public agencies; and observing court arguments. EDC attorneys involve students in every aspect of actual cases.

Desired Qualifications:
2L students with a background or interest in environmental law, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.

Application Procedure:
Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and a list of three references to Daniel Elkin, Office Manager and Event Coordinator at delkin@environmentaldefensecenter.org.

Deadlines:
Preferred deadline for 2L applicants is Friday, October 30; applications may be submitted earlier and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Preferred deadline for 1L applicants is Wednesday, January 8; applications may be submitted earlier and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications for semester-length externships are accepted anytime, and evaluated on a rolling basis.

A Stipend and/or housing assistance may be available.

EDC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive work culture. We believe that a diverse workforce improves our ability to assist our clients; enhances intellectual engagement; inspires innovation and creativity; and promotes skills like critical thinking and problem-solving. EDC is dedicated to hiring a diverse team of qualified individuals with respect to gender identity (including gender expression), race, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, age, physical abilities, and other factors. EDC will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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