The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy organization. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems and improve the quality of life in our communities. ELPC is headquartered in downtown Chicago and has seven additional offices across the Midwest and in Washington, D.C.

This is an extraordinary time in which ELPC’s effective legal and policy advocacy – backed by strong economic analysis and public engagement – are essential for protecting our core environmental values.


Marketing & Communications

Media Relations Specialist: Clean Energy & Climate Change
Generate earned media coverage for ELPC’s clean energy and climate change advocacy initiatives, working collaboratively with reporters, ELPC teams, and Midwestern groups.


Foundation Grants Writer
Write compelling and persuasive foundation proposals and compile grant reports. As part of ELPC’s development team, provide support for development events and outreach activities.


Public Interest M.B.A Sustainable Business Fellow
Two-year fellowship. Work with ELPC’s multidisciplinary teams on projects like developing clean renewable energy, advancing innovative transportation, and preserving natural resources.

ELPC Internships

Kubert Sustainable Business Internship
10-week internship, starting May or June 2018. Participate in multidisciplinary teams to protect natural resources and build a sustainable regional economy.

Law Student Internship – Summer 2019
1L & 2L law student interns support ELPC’s state and federal legislation and policy work. Looking for 3-4 interns to join the Chicago office, and one with ties to the “Great Plains.”

Science & Policy Internship
Rolling applications accepted year-round for undergraduate and graduate students studying politics/government, environmental sciences, business/economics, or related fields.

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