2020 Fall Law Clerks

  • Position: The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is seeking law clerks for Fall 2020 to advance environmental protections at the federal, state, and local levels under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and other federal and state environmental laws. The clerks’ duties will include legal research related to environmental, administrative, and information-collecting statutes and regulations, review of pollution permits and data, and production of legal memoranda, public comments, litigation documents, and issue-focused reports.
  • Qualifications: Currently enrolled law students or recent law school graduates are eligible to apply.  Candidates preferably should have completed at least one year of law school and have a strong interest in environmental advocacy. The ideal candidate will have a background or coursework in environmental/administrative law and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection and/or non-profit advocacy. Previous experience with the Clean Air Act and/or the Clean Water Act, developing or litigating cases, commenting on or challenging permits or rules, policy analysis, media outreach, and/or coalition building would also be helpful. Candidates should be able to handle multiple tasks at once and work well with others, and must demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills.
  • Compensation / Hours: Academic credit or hourly wage. Full- or part-time (minimum 16 hours per week for part-time).
  • To Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript (unofficial is fine), and three references.
  • Please address your cover letter/email to Sylvia Lam, Attorney, put your last name and “Fall 2020 Law Clerk Application” in the subject line of the email, and submit your application materials to

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