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Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking an undergraduate student interested in environmental litigation to join the Strategic Litigation Program as a summer intern.
The Strategic Litigation Intern will work directly with Strategic Litigation Program staff to conduct a variety of research, writing, and administrative tasks to enrich and promote CLF’s litigation-based advocacy work. Interns will be responsible for managing a variety of day-to-day tasks as well as at least one long-term project. Previous intern projects have included a weekly blog series and an in-depth research report, among others.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be fully remote in the summer months. This internship includes a stipend.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Major environmental science, environmental policy, or environmental studies;
- Excellent research and writing skills;
- A strong and demonstrated interest in environmental advocacy and policy;
- Experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite and social media tools such as Twitter;
- The ability to work independently and take initiative;
- A strong commitment to CLF’s mission, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude.
General responsibilities may include:
- Assist with research on a variety of litigation topics pertaining to program priorities;
- Assist with case developing through brainstorming on various environmental topics;
- Conduct outreach with community groups via Zoom to help advance CLF advocacy;
- Perform administrative tasks such as note-taking.
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) protects New England’s environment for the benefit of all people. A non-profit, member-supported organization, CLF uses the law, science and the market to solve the region’s most challenging environmental problems from climate change to ocean conservation to transportation. Every day, CLF advocates stand up for New Englanders – in state houses, court houses and board rooms, regulatory hearings and community gatherings – to forge innovative paths to environmental progress and economic prosperity for all in our region. To that end, CLF works with communities of color, and also communities that are economically or otherwise disadvantaged, which often suffer disproportionately the impacts of environmental degradation. CLF is committed to representing New England’s diversity in our staff, volunteers, boards and membership and creating a positive, inclusive workplace culture where all can thrive. People of color are encouraged to apply.