Conservation Legal Research Internship / Assistant
|Job Title||Conservation Legal Research Internship / Assistant|
The Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust is a young non-profit seeking individuals to fulfill an important and meaningful role as we increase the public awareness of legal services program. In this position the individual will gain an understanding of the practical legal issues facing environmental- and conservation-based non-profit organizations and have a direct impact on the research and provision of legal services in diverse legal subject areas including environmental law, conservation law, real estate law, non-profit and tax exempt organization law. Depending on the time the individual can devote, and his or her skills, the individual could also provide or assist in providing direct legal services to our beneficiary organizations, assist in preparing and presenting seminars and webinars and provide research in appellate matters.
Responsibilities could include:
The primary responsibility will be for the research of legal issues faced by land trusts and conservation-based organizations and the preparation of legal memoranda, blog posts and short responses for forum answers with regard to those legal issues.
Additional: This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into important and practical legal issues facing conservation organizations specifically and the not-for-profit sector more generally. This is also a great opportunity to gain legal experience before graduation or to keep your resume current after graduation while searching for a paid legal position.
|Type of Job||Legal, Research, Internship, Volunteer|
|Job Location||Framingham, Massachusetts|
|Expiration Date||Open until filled. Multiple openings possible|
|Degrees Wanted||JD or JD candidate|
|Job Targets Wanted||Law; Land Use/Environmental Planning; Nonprofit Management; Corporate|
|Special Skills Wanted||See description.|
|Other Job Requirements|
|Company Name||Land Conservation & Advocacy Trust, Inc.|
|Employer Web Site||http://www.lcatrust.org|
|Organization||Please explore our website for more information about our Organization.|
|Equal Opportunity Employer||Yes|
|Application Instructions||Please APPLY ONLINE USING THIS FORM. No phone calls, please.|