Spring 2013 Climate Legal Internship
Natural Resources Defense Council - Washington, DC

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit national environmental advocacy organization with more than 1.2 million members and online activists. We have offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles, Chicago and Beijing. Our staff of over 400 includes attorneys, scientists, policy analysts and educators working to protect the environment and public health through advocacy and education.


Position Summary :
NRDC is seeking a legal intern to work on climate change issues in the Climate and Clean Air Program in the D.C. office. The Climate Legal Intern will prepare legal analyses; participate in policy advocacy campaigns, draft litigation and regulatory documents, and draft white papers and comments for submission to Congressional committees and administrative agencies.

NRDC hires passionate students who possess the intelligence, skill, self-confidence, and maturity to take on enormous responsibility. In exchange for their hard work, our interns receive an active role on the frontlines of the environmental movement. Over the course of a semester, an NRDC intern will typically work on a variety of projects and amass experience that he/she could not obtain anywhere else. We are looking for a full-time or half-time, in-house intern starting in January or February 2012, but will consider other arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply :
This is an unpaid internship. To apply, please create a profile and electronically submit a cover letter, transcript, resume, references, and a legal writing sample that does not reflect edits by anyone other than you.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered on a rolling basis. This posting closes on January 31, 2013. No phone calls or faxes. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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