Friends of the San Juans is currently accepting applications for its 2019 summer legal internship program. Applicants should be current law school students who have a demonstrated interest in natural science or environmental/land use law.
Intern candidates should be able to commit to at least six full-time weeks in our Friday Harbor, WA office. Friends is unfortunately unable to offer compensation, salary, or benefits to summer interns.
Under the supervision of our staff attorney, interns may:
- Perform legal and scientific research.
- Assist our team on case development and litigation.
- Assist our attorney with preparing briefs and motions.
- Meet with community members and experts.
Please submit your resume, an unofficial law school transcript, and a cover letter explaining your interest in working for Friends. Please keep cover letters to a single page and be sure to includes your dates of availability.
You are also welcome to submit a short writing sample (under 20 pages), preferably a legal brief or memorandum.
Application materials should be submitted to [email protected] and will be considered on a rolling basis. We hope to complete our selection process by March 15, 2019.