Session 1: An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy (ELI Summer School, 2024)

June 4, 2024 12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Hybrid (in-person in DC & via webinar)

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

  • REGISTER HERE to attend IN PERSON at ELI in Washington, DC
    • ELI's offices are located at 1730 M St NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20036 (map)
    • Space is limited. In-person registration will close after May 30 or when capacity is reached.
    • Webinar information will be emailed upon registration.
    • Please register by June 3.
    • If you are unsure if you can access the webinar via the Zoom platform, please check your system requirements. If you are unable to participate via the Zoom platform, you may join in listen-only mode using a telephone.
  • The event will begin at 12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 AM Central, 10:00 AM Mountain, 9:00 AM Pacific), and runs for 2 hours.
  • There is no CLE for this course.
  • Please note that a recording of this event will be publicly posted on this page. Those who are unable to attend live will be able to view a recording of the event on this page (usually posted within 2-3 business days). No registration is required in order to view the recording.
  • Contact with questions.

Each summer, ELI convenes a complimentary seminar series that offers an introduction to the legal and policy foundations of environmental protection in the United States. ELI's Summer School is a series of seminars taught by experts in their fields, introducing the audience to important areas of environmental law. Faculty will also incorporate major regulatory and judicial updates to the laws.

An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy

Our Summer School Series begins with an introduction to the many exciting career opportunities in various sectors of environmental law and policy. This session offers budding environmental professionals the opportunity to ask questions and interact with leading experts working in environmental law and policy fields. Speakers will dive into their career journeys and share advice with participants. These experts represent a diverse range of employment areas, such as non-profit, think-tank, private practice, academia, and other sectors. There will be networking time following the panel discussion for in-person participants.

Madison Calhoun, Senior Manager, Educational Programs, Environmental Law Institute, Moderator
Michael Curley, Visiting Scholar, Environmental Law Institute 
Alejandra Goyenechea, Senior International Counsel, Defenders of Wildlife
Carol Lynn Green, Owner, Law Offices of Carol Lynn Green
Aisha Saad, Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Materials will be posted as they are received.
A recording of this session will be posted to this page, usually within three business days of the live event.

**Check out the entire Summer School 2024 schedule.**