Marine Life Legal Intern

AWI’s marine life program legal intern engages in and assists with various research projects. Applicants must be willing to assist with a myriad of captive and wild marine life law and policy issues, including but not limited to researching case law and drafting legal analyses, public comments, and legal memos. The intern will have the opportunity to work with AWI’s legal, scientific, and policy staff.

To better acquaint yourself with AWI’s work before applying, please read more here. Interested applicants should send their cover letter and résumé to Georgia Hancock at georgia@awionline.org. (Due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thanks for your understanding.)

Preference will go to second and third year law students involved in relevant law reviews and law journals and those who have taken or are currently enrolled in any of the following courses: Environmental Law/Litigation/Clinic, Administrative Law, Ocean and Coastal Law, Animal Law, International Environmental Law, Wildlife Law, and/or related coursework. Please indicate whether you are a 2L or 3L when you apply. All internships will be remote until further notice. Internships are generally unpaid. However, students accepted for a summer position are encouraged to apply for AWI’s Paid Summer Internship Program.

The marine team is no longer taking applications for spring or summer 2022, but may consider part-time, remote applicants for fall 2022 and/or spring 2023.

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