Duration: Fall 2013 – exact dates flexible but minimum commitment approximately 10 weeks.
Description: Interns will work under the supervision of SELC attorneys and other staff conducting legal research and developing resources to enable the growth of sustainable, localized, and just economies. Current or past interns have worked on projects such as:
- Planning legal workshops and advice clinics for farmers and food entrepreneurs;
- Drafting legislation for a statewide cottage food law and worker cooperative law;
- Developing tools and information to enable bartering, time banks, and local currencies;
- Developing a legal resource library for urban agriculture;
- Creating resources for worker-owned cooperatives and consumer cooperatives;
- Profiling models for resident-developed and economically sustainable housing;
- Researching securities laws affecting community-owned enterprises.
Please submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to Janelle Orsi, Janelle@theSELC.org.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.