Environmental Law Institute Research Internship

See Description For Amount

Deadline Varies

Awards Available: See Description

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), a non-profit research and education center in Washington, DC, seeks individuals to conduct research on natural resource protection and pollution prevention. Interns work directly with staff attorneys, scientists and economists on a variety of projects. Substantive areas of focus include: land use policy, public participation in environmental regulation, biodiversity, air quality, public health, hazardous waste and brownfields, wetlands and watershed policy, international environmental policy, environmental management systems, and environmental enforcement. Interns conduct library and internet research, attend and report on outside events, review and summarize scholarly material, assist with preparation for environmental training courses, conduct telephone interviews, and perform various administrative tasks.

    Positions are available throughout the academic year (minimum 15 hours/week) and during the summer (full-time). Candidates should possess superior research, writing and interpersonal communication skills, as well as a strong desire to gain knowledge of the environmental field. A strong academic background is required, but specific environmental experience is not mandatory. Applicants must have completed freshman year of college. Compensation is not available, but a small transportation stipend is provided.

    To apply, send a cover letter explaining interest and availability, resume (include overall GPA), and 3-5 page analytical writing sample to:

    Please note that applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

    ELI is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to providing equal opportunity and to achieving an inclusive, diverse workforce that values every individual. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Contact
  • Intern Coordinator, Environmental Law Institute
  • 2000 L Street, NW
  • Suite 620
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • internsearch@eli.org
  • fax: 202-939-3868

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!

Comments (0)


Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.

If you can read this, don't touch the following fields

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Autistic Student Alleges Assault, Sues College for $5M

March 13, 2018

by Susan Dutca

An autistic Orange Coast College student who was barred from campus is suing the institution for $5 million, claiming it mistreated him. The civil lawsuit was filed after an altercation where the student was pepper-sprayed and arrested for felony vandalism and misdemeanor charges. [...]

Land Your Pot of Gold with March 2018 Scholarships

March 7, 2018

by Susan Dutca

You don't need to have the luck of the Irish to apply for and win these March scholarships. If you want to see a little more green in your future to help pay your college tuition, you will need to explore, review and apply for these March 2018 scholarships. If you prefer to get a list of personalized scholarships for which you qualify instead, conduct a free scholarship search here. [...]

Stanford Students Call on Apple to Combat Phone Addiction

March 6, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A new Stanford Student group, the Stanford Students Against Addictive Devices (SSAD) led a student-protest over the weekend asking Apple for help in getting its users to put their phones down. Led by computer science majors, the group wants to bring awareness to the public health issue which, research shows, "can have serious implications for people's mental and physical health." [...]