The Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) is accepting applications from law students currently in their second or third year of law school (2L or 3L) for a summer 2019 legal internship position in our Rocky Mountains office in Helena, Montana.  We are looking for a bright and motivated individual committed to public interest environmental law.

Under the supervision of a staff attorney, the selected intern will assist our attorneys with case development and strategy, conduct legal research, and draft pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents.  This internship is an unfunded position.  We will provide assistance to the selected applicant in seeking outside funding or law school credit, and in finding free or inexpensive housing.  We offer a flexible summer work schedule to allow for outdoor recreation and travel.

To apply, please email the following as PDF attachments to gro.w1545153307alnre1545153307tsew@1545153307spihs1545153307nretn1545153307i1545153307:

(1) cover letter;
(2) resume;
(3) unofficial transcript;
(4) short writing sample of 3-5 pages; and
(5) a list of three references.

Please indicate in your cover letter: (a) if you are facing a funding or law school credit application deadline, and (b) your anticipated dates of availability for the summer position.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Interviews will be conducted by phone.

Western Environmental Law Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public interest environmental law firm.  We use the power of the law to safeguard the public lands, wildlife, and communities of the American West in the face of a changing climate.

WELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Our programs and employment are open to all.  We value diversity and do not permit any discrimination against applicants, employees, or volunteers on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability, or any other status protected by applicable law or statute in any of our policies or programs.