Internship at Natural Resource Defense Council

Posted on June 20, 2014 by


·         ABOUT: NRDC is the nation’s most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

The New York Times calls us “One of the nation’s most powerful environmental groups.” The National Journal says we’re “A credible and forceful advocate for stringent environmental protection.”

NRDC helps train the next generation of environmental advocates. NRDC hires students who possess the intelligence, skill, self-confidence, and maturity to take on enormous responsibility.

Our interns play an active role on the frontlines of the environmental movement. Over the course of an internship, NRDC interns work with lawyers, scientists, or policy analysts in different program areas and amass experience that they could not have obtained anywhere else.

Legal Interns

NRDC’s summer legal internships are available to students enrolled in law school. Interns write briefs, draft complaints, prepare legal analyses, obtain affidavits, investigate corporate and government malfeasance, and draft white papers and comments for submission to Congressional committees and administrative agencies.

Non-Legal Interns

NRDC also offers non-legal internships within our program areas as well as in Administration, Communications and Development.

The deadlines for these internships vary, so please review specific internship opportunitiesonline for details.

To Apply

All NRDC internships are listed on our Search Job Openings page. Click here to see which internships are currently available.

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