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Summer 2014 Paid Research Intern

Job Title:  Paid Research Intern

The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is seeking a researcher and data intern to advance Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and other environmental protections at the federal, state, and local levels. This position is located at our Washington, D.C. office. The intern’s duties will include a significant amount of data entry; as well as review and analysis of air emissions, wastewater discharges, and groundwater pollution data.  Candidates with an environmental management, science, or public health background and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection are strongly preferred.

EIP is a nonprofit organization established in March of 2002 by former EPA enforcement attorneys to advocate for more effective enforcement of environmental laws.  The organization has three objectives:  (1) to provide objective analyses of how the failure to enforce or implement environmental laws increases pollution and affects the public’s health; (2) to hold federal and state agencies, as well as individual corporations, accountable for failing to enforce or comply with environmental laws; and (3) to help local communities obtain the protection of environmental laws.  For more information, please visit our website at www.environmentalintegrity.org.

 

Qualifications:  Candidates should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, or be a recent graduate of such a program, preferably with experience entering and managing data in the context of scientific research.  The ideal candidate will have a science background and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection and non-profit advocacy.  Further qualifications include experience working with air emissions or water quality data; strong writing and analytical skills; attention to detail; and an ability to work independently and manage time between multiple projects.  Applicants must be comfortable working with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access.

 

Compensation / Hours: Academic credit or competitive non-profit rate / Part-Time 20-25 hr/wk

 

To Apply:  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references no later than May 1, 2014 by email to larchibald@environmentalintegrity.org.

Applications may also be submitted by mail to the following address:

Research Intern Position
Environmental Integrity Project
1000 Vermont Ave, Suite 1100

Washington, D.C.  20005

2014 Fall Clerkship Announcement

 

Job Title:  Law Clerk

The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is seeking law clerks for fall 2014 to advance Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and other environmental protections at the federal, state, and local levels.  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.  Candidates with a background or coursework in environmental/administrative law and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection are preferred. 

EIP is a nonprofit organization established in March of 2002 by former EPA enforcement attorneys to advocate for more effective enforcement of environmental laws.  The organization has three objectives:  (1) to provide objective analyses of how the failure to enforce or implement environmental laws increases pollution and affects the public’s health; (2) to hold federal and state agencies, as well as individual corporations, accountable for failing to enforce or comply with environmental laws; and (3) to help local communities obtain the protection of environmental laws.  For more information, please visit our website at www.environmentalintegrity.org.

Qualifications:  Candidates 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 competitive non-profit rate / Full or 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), and three references by email to larchibald@environmentalintegrity.org.

Applications may also be submitted by mail to the following address:

Fall Clerkship Position
Environmental Integrity Project
1000 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1100

Washington, D.C.  20005


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