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Climate Justice Legal Fellow

Date Posted: 7/17/2020
Department: Legal
Type of Employment: Full-Time

The Council is excited to announce their search for a Climate Justice Legal Fellow. The position is open to a third-year law student, a new attorney, or an attorney seeking to move into public interest law to work with us to develop a proposal for an Equal Justice Works Fellowship. In this role, the Fellow can expect to:

  • Perform research to identify specific environmental justice opportunities for legal, legislative, and administrative agency action at the state or local level.
  • Identify and develop state and local policy changes to reduce disproportionate impacts on people of color and disadvantaged communities.
  • Evaluate projects undergoing environmental review and permitting for disproportionate impacts and advocating for project changes or impact mitigation.
  • Work with IEC program staff to highlight and advocate on issues that have disproportionate impacts on people of color, such as displacement by flooding, impacts of concentrated animal feeding operations, accessible transportation, or utility shut-offs.

Learn more about the position and how to submit an application by August 5, 2020. 

How to Apply:

1. View job description

Choose the job opening above that you are interested in and click "More Information" to view the full job description.

2. Cover letter & resume

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. Cover letters may be addressed to the hiring manager listed in the job opening.

3. Response

If you are a final candidate for the position, you will be contacted by the hiring manager. No phone calls or emails please.