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Real Estate and Workplace Strategy Intern

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$470-$890 per week

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Feb 17, 2022

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Earthjustice’s Real Estate and Workplace Strategy (REWS) team is accepting applications for a full- or part-time intern. We are seeking a graduate student to work remotely from the east coast and who shares a passion for justice and a healthy environment.


Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters and citizens to engage the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change. We are guided by a passionate, ambitious vision for the future for people and our planet: until justice stands for all, we will never rest. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.


REWS is responsible for a diverse portfolio, including space planning, real estate, workplace management, security, capital projects, sustainability, travel, and procurement and a focus on building business intelligence across Earthjustice offices. The intern will work on projects with regards to Sustainable Operations and the Future of Work as we look at initiatives, such as indoor air quality, hybrid work designs, real time consumption monitoring and creating sustainable procurement strategies.



  • Aggregate business intelligence data for real estate and occupancy data.
  • Collect consumption data such as energy, waste and water.
  • Assist in drafting reports on real estate strategies (reviewing grammar, syntax, and concise wording.
  • Assist in designing prototypes (pilots) for the hybrid workplace.


  • Commitment of at least 20 hours a week.
  • Excellent writing, research, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional analytical skills.
  • Strong work ethic, initiative, and ability to think creatively.
  • Ability to work collegially with others and independently.
  • Demonstrated interest in environmental protection and environmental justice preferred.



Internships for graduate students at Earthjustice include a stipend of $470-$890 per week, depending on the hours worked. The stipend will be provided in one lump sum, minus applicable taxes, by check.


To Apply:


Interested candidates should submit the following materials to

  • Cover letter that explains: Your interest in working with the Earthjustice’s Real Estate and Workplace Strategy team;
    the number of hours, or a reasonable estimate, you are available to work per week; and whether you prefer to work 100% remotely or would be open to coming into our NYC or D.C. office once we reopen.
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • List of 2-3 references

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Please reach out to if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies. Earthjustice only considers applications submitted for current openings via Jobvite. Unsolicited resumes or resumes for posted positions that are not submitted via Jobvite will not be reviewed or retained.


Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.


For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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