Current Job Openings
Senior staff attorney
EELP is seeking a Senior Staff Attorney to develop legal and policy research on climate change and clean energy policy. The senior staff attorney will engage with private and public sector actors on federal and state climate rulemakings and convene diverse stakeholders and experts to develop legal analysis and policy proposals. Learn more and apply.
Join our team! EELP is seeking a Staff Attorney to develop legal and policy research on climate change and clean energy policy. The staff attorney will engage with private and public sector actors on federal and state climate rulemakings and support the team’s convening of diverse stakeholders and experts to develop legal analysis and policy proposals. Learn more and apply.
EELP 2023-2024 legal fellowship – closed november 30, 2022
EELP is seeking a Legal Fellow for 2023-2024 with the potential to renew for one additional year. The fellowship is a full-time, internally funded position in Cambridge, Massachusetts beginning in the fall semester. Learn more about the 2023-2024 Legal Fellow position. Information on future fellowships will be posted here when available.
HLS Student Research Assistants
EELP regularly hires research assistants to work closely with our attorneys on a variety of topics in environmental and energy law. If you’re a Harvard Law School student and want to learn more about the RA program, visit our Student page.
Future Job Openings
We are committed to building a passionate, diverse team of professionals dedicated to producing innovative, rigorous legal analysis to facilitate a just transition to a low-carbon, sustainable future, mitigate and adapt to the disruptive effects of climate change, and protect public health and welfare.
Our attorneys develop legal and policy research within one or more of the program’s areas of work: federal climate and public health rules; electricity law; state and regional climate strategies; environmental justice and equity; and corporate climate disclosures and financial requirements. Reporting to our executive director, our attorneys produce their own research, engage with private and public sector actors, and convene diverse stakeholders and experts to develop legal and policy proposals. They work in close collaboration with the EELP team on current and emerging energy and environmental issues, help manage ongoing projects to track and analyze federal environmental, energy, and climate regulation, and build partnerships across the university to enhance our program’s work and influence.
We look for people who have:
- Strong research, writing, editing, and proofreading skills
- Ability to communicate effectively and exercise judgment and discretion
- Extensive familiarity with a wide range of environmental statutes, regulations, and case law
- Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, self-motivated environment
- Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
We encourage you to submit your interest here and we will contact you when a position becomes available.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.