- Washington D.C.
We are currently seeking fall semester legal externs for the Food & Water Justice program, the legal arm of Food & Water Watch. The legal externs will participate in all aspects of Food & Water Justice’s work, including legal and policy research, writing, and litigation. Responsibilities will be both legal- and policy-oriented work on issues including factory farming, food safety, fracking, climate change, water privatization, pollution trading, and open-government.
Applicants should be self-motivated, detail-oriented law students who are committed to social justice and the mission of the organization, and who are considering a nonprofit career after graduation. Coursework or clinical experience with administrative, environmental, and/or food law is preferred, but not required. Academic semester positions are unpaid and require a minimum of 20 hours per week. Students seeking full-time or part-time externships for academic credit are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, three references, and a short writing sample to Tarah Heinzen, via email to [email protected].