The Devil Lawyer_300114-1 copyEDO Tasmania invites law, planning, geography and politics students with a genuine interest in resource management issues, social justice and environmental law to apply for our 2016-2017 summer internship programme.  Internships are available during the following periods:

  • 5 – 16 December 2016
  • 9 – 20 January 2017
  • 6 – 17 February 2017

Internships provide opportunities to:

  • Develop an understanding of the Resource Management and Planning System;
  • Gain practical research and drafting experience;
  • Provide paralegal support in environmental court cases;
  • Contribute to policy and law reform projects in areas such as marine farming, environmental assessment, cultural heritage, mining and planning;
  • Learn more about the roles of different government agencies;
  • Assist in the preparation of environmental law resources;
  • Get an insight into working at a community legal centre;
  • Establish network contacts with planning and environmental law practitioners.

Preference will be given to students who have completed 4 – 5 years of their degree.

Click here for the 2016 Internship information pack (and application form).  Applications are due by 7 November 2016.