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Environmental and Land Use Attorney in Washington, DC

Organization Type

Public Interest

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Posted on

Nov 20, 2020


USD 40000 Annually


Washington, DC, United States
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Research Associate
Duties: Work directly with the 15–20 lawyers and scientists in the Research and Policy Division on projects addressing environmental and natural resource protection and pollution prevention. A typical workload combines research and administration. Publishes research studies and conducts a variety of training courses and workshops. Specific subject areas include air and water quality, climate change, renewable energy, hazardous waste and brownfields, international environmental policy, sustainable land use, biodiversity conservation, wetlands management, freshwater and ocean policy, environmental health, environmental enforcement, and mining law. In addition to researching and writing for some of these studies, Research Associates help coordinate and plan various events at ELI, including seminars, conferences, training courses, and workshops. Other administrative work may include creating and updating web pages (no previous experience required), communications, and managing interns.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: This entry-level position is designed for recent college graduates. Previous Research Associates have gone on to law school, graduate school, and other positions in the environmental field. (1) superior research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills, and (2) strong desire to gain knowledge in the environmental field. A background in environmental issues is preferred.
Term: 2 years.
Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, January 21, 2021

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