Want to design your own Fellowship? Equal Justice Works Fellows create projects that enable them to be the solution for the nation’s injustices. We have funded over 1800 Fellows since 1992.
Fellowship candidates partner with a non-profit organization in any US state or territory to design a unique two-year public interest project and then apply together to Equal Justice Works for funding.
- June 27, 2018 Fellowship application opens online
- September 19, 2018 Application Due
- December 2018 Interviews with sponsors begin for selected candidates
- December 2018 – April 2019 Interviews continue; Fellowships are offered on a rolling basis
- September 2019 Fellows begin service
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The Environment and Natural Resources Division litigates in five key areas: pollution, lands and natural resources, wildlife, Indian resources, and land acquisition. Attorneys represent many federal agencies by preparing and arguing civil and criminal enforcement cases, appeals, and by defending challenged federal agency actions arising from well over 100 federal environmental laws. Cases are at the cutting edge of environmental and natural resources practice. The Division’s work protects our environment for future generations.
Assignments will vary. In general, interns assist the Division’s trial lawyers in preparing cases for filing and supporting the litigation effort post-filing, and assist the Division’s appellate lawyers in researching issues on appeal. Responsibilities typically include conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, discovery, and memoranda of law dealing with a variety of federal environmental and natural resource issues. The Division handles cases covering a broad spectrum of issues including the listing of endangered species and civil and criminal enforcement of federal pollution control laws. An internship provides an outstanding opportunity to work on cutting edge issues of environmental law.
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