Riverkeeper is looking for an exceptionally qualified law or graduate student to join our team for the fall semester, ahead of the 2021 New York State legislative session. The Legislative Advocacy Intern will partner with the Legislative Advocacy Manager on legislative affairs, public affairs, research, communications and administrative support. The intern will gain firsthand experience in state-level legislative advocacy at an internationally recognized environmental non-profit, working closely with Riverkeeper’s program team of scientists, advocates, and lawyers.. The 2020 New York State legislative session included groundbreaking environmental and climate legislation including expanding protections for 41,000 small streams, closing the hazardous fracking waste loophole and increasing

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