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Environmental Law Externships

Florida State Law's highly-respected Clinical Externship Program includes many extern opportunities in the fields of Environmental and Land Use Law, including: Department of Environmental Protection - Office of General Counsel; Division of Administrative Hearings - Environmental; Earthjustice; Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission; Humane Society of the United States (Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco and Seattle); Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works; U.S. Department of Justice - Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section (Washington, D.C.); and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Office of the General Counsel (Washington, D.C.). Each year, several students take advantage of the externship program. Students who participated during recent years include:

 
Summer 2013

Department of Environmental Protection (2 students)
Environmental Protection Agency

 

Spring 2013

Division of Administrative Hearings
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
Earthjustice
North Florida Center for Equal Justice
Department of Environmental Protection
 
 
Fall 2012

Division of Administrative Hearings
Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission
 
 
Summer 2012

Humane Society of the United States (Washington, D.C.)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (New York, NY)
Division of Administrative Hearings
Leon County Attorney's Office
Department of Environmental Protection (2 students)
 
 
Spring 2012

Earthjustice
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Department of Environmental Protection (Litigation)
Leon County Attorney's Office
Department of Environmental Protection (State Lands)
Department of Environmental Protection (Water)
 
 
Fall 2011

Division of Administrative Hearings
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
 
 
Summer 2011

City of Tallahassee Attorney's Office
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Leon County Attorney's Office
 
 
Spring 2011

Leon County Attorney's Office
Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Community Affairs (2 students)
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
 
 
Fall 2010

U.S. Department of Justice (Denver, CO)
Department of Environmental Protection
City of Tallahassee Attorney's Office
 
 
Summer 2010

Environmental Protection Agency (Colorado)
Earthjustice
Leon County Attorney's Office
City of Tallahassee Attorney's Office
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
 
 
Spring 2010

Department of Community Affairs (2 students)
Department of Environmental Protection (3 students)
Earthjustice
 
 
Fall 2009

Department of Community Affairs
Department of Environmental Protection (2 students)
 
 
Summer 2009

Florida Freshwater Fish & Wildlife Commission
Department of Community Affairs
Leon County Attorney's Office
 
 
Spring 2009

Earthjustice
Department of Environmental Protection
City of Tallahassee Attorney's Office
Leon County Attorney's Office
 
 
Fall 2008

Department of Community Affairs
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Department of Environmental Protection
U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)
Leon County Attorney's Office
 
 
Summer 2008

Leon County Attorney's Office
Department of Community Affairs (2 students)
Environmental Protection Agency (Washington, D.C.)
 
 
Spring 2008

 Earthjustice
1000 Friends of Florida
U.S. Department of Justice; and Environment & Natural Resources Division (Washington, D.C.)
 
 
Fall 2007

Department of Community Affairs (2 students)
Department of Environmental Protection (2 students)
 
 
Summer 2007

Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Community Affairs
1000 Friends of Florida
Division of Administrative Hearings (Environmental)
Earthjustice
 
 
Spring 2007

Division of Administrative Hearings (Environmental) (2 students)
Department of Community Affairs
Department of Environmental Protection
City of Tallahassee Attorney's Office
 
 
Fall 2006

Department of Community Affairs
 
 
Summer 2006

Department of Community Affairs
Earthjustice
 
 
Spring 2006

Department of Community Affairs (2 students)
Division of Administrative Hearings (Environmental)
Leon County Attorney's Office
 
 
Fall 2005

Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Community Affairs
Division of Administrative Hearings (Environmental)
Leon County Attorney's Office
 
 
Summer 2005

Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Community Affairs (2 students)
Earthjustice
WildLaw
Division of Administrative Hearings (Environmental)
 
 
Fall 2004

Department of Environmental Protection