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.


Associate Attorney Public Interest Environmental Law Fellow
Two-year fellowship. Work on ELPC’s cutting-edge public interest advocacy on climate change and clean energy, environmental protection and natural resources preservation litigation, and innovative policy.

Marketing & Communications


Major and Planned Gifts Officer
Full-time position. Work with ELPC’s development team to expand our individual major donor gifts and start a planned giving program. We’re looking for an experienced professional who is passionate about advancing ELPC’s strategic environmental advocacy in the Midwest region.

Support Staff

Administrative Assistant
ELPC seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant to work full-time in our Chicago office.


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

ELPC Science & Policy Internship

ELPC Summer Legal Internship
ELPC seeks to hire 1L and 2L law student interns for Summer 2020. Legal interns support ELPC’s state and federal litigation and policy work throughout the Midwest.

ELPC Kubert Sustainable Business Internship
ELPC seeks to hire a current MBA student for a 10-week Sustainable Business Internship in our Chicago office starting in May or June 2020.

ELPC Development Internship
ELPC seeks a talented intern to join our Development team part-time for Winter/Spring 2020.

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