The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) is headquartered in downtown Chicago, with staff across many Midwestern states. Our multi-disciplinary staff consists of public interest attorneys, policy analysts, MBAs, communications specialists, grassroots organizers, and support staff. To meet ELPC’s top-rate staff, go to For more information on ELPC’s impact in the Midwest, go to You can also join us by making a donation or joining our online advocacy community. You can also visit our ELPC Action Fund website.

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Jobs at ELPC

  • Foundation Grants Writer

    The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC), the Midwest’s leading environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, seeks to hire a full-time Foundation Grants Writer to work in our Chicago office. This is an extraordinary time in which ELPC’s effective legal and policy advocacy is essential for protecting our core environmental values. This position reports to ELPC’s Chief Development Officer and is responsible for writing compelling and persuasive foundation proposals and compiling grant reports. As part of ELPC’s development team, this person will also provide support for development events and outreach activities as needed.

  • Environmental Communications Team - Writer

    The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) seeks to hire a skilled, experienced, full-time Writer to join the Communications Team in our Chicago headquarters. The writer will engage the general public and ELPC constituents by writing content for ELPC websites, reports, emails, and other means. This is an extraordinary time in which ELPC’s effective legal and policy advocacy backed by strong public engagement is essential for protecting our core environmental values. The Writer will join ELPC’s first-rate communications team, partnering with our expert legal and policy advocates to advance climate change solutions, protect clean air and water, and restore the Great Lakes.

  • Wildlife, Biodiversity & Natural Resources Protection Litigation Attorney

    The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) is hiring a skilled public interest litigation attorney with 8+ years of strong federal and state court, and administrative, litigation experience for a full-time position in our downtown Chicago office. This ELPC attorney will work on our natural resources preservation legal and policy advocacy, which now focuses on protecting the Great Lakes, Northwoods and Driftless Area, and wildlife and biodiversity. This is a great position for a top-rate litigator who loves the outdoors and wants to devote her/his professional work to protecting the Midwest’s vital natural resources and wild and special places.

  • Science & Policy Internship

    The Environmental Law & Policy Center offers several policy and science internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Environmental Policy and Science Internships are available throughout the year and are open to undergraduate and graduate students studying politics/government, environmental sciences, business/economics or related fields. Applicants should have a strong academic record, excellent writing and analytical skills, and a demonstrated interest in and commitment to public interest and environmental advocacy.

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