Job Opportunities with Columbia Riverkeeper
Columbia Riverkeeper is currently looking for a Summer Law Clerk to join our team!
Summer Law Clerk
Clerkship Description: Riverkeeper is seeking summer law clerks and externs. Law clerks obtain hands on experiences collaborating with the organization’s attorneys to improve legal writing and research skills while learning about laws that help protect habitat and water quality in the Columbia River Basin. Riverkeeper is currently working on a number of the most pressing environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest, including protecting the Columbia from mega-liquefied natural gas terminals, coal export terminals, and toxic pollution. Riverkeeper’s caseload includes Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, state Public Records Act, and local land use cases.
Qualifications: First or second year law school students
Application Process: Send application materials (cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and list of three references) by email to Lauren Goldberg, at: email@example.com. Please include all applications materials in one PDF document titled “LastName.FirstName Clerkship Application” (Example: Doe.Jane Clerkship Application).
Compensation: This is a 10-week long volunteer position. However, Riverkeeper is willing to work with law students to obtain outside funding through law school pro bono programs or grants.
Application Deadline: January 24, 2014