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Thank you for your interest in being part of this small and dedicated team! We welcome your application!

Jobs

We have no job openings at this time.

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Internships

The Environmental Defense Center does not currently have any openings for interns. We do encourage you to check back, as interns do play a critical role in supporting our program staff on our cases and also helping us with coordination and execution of outreach and events.

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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 at delkin@environmentaldefensecenter.org.

Deadlines:
We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2021.

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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