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Environmental Law

Environmental Law

Remote interns with a passion for environmental conservation have the unique opportunity to join a highly respected marine conservation NGO and work virtually alongside researchers on key protection issues, gaining exposure to real-world application of environmental law. Help to combat environmental crimes or develop environmental management and conservation strategies.

Internship Highlights:
  • Intern with a respected NGO working across environmental law
  • Help to protect local biodiversity in Greece
  • Gain practical legal skills from real life legal cases
  • Get international work experience by interning remotely from home without having to travel
Type of host organizations:
  • Greek Institute of Marine Conservation
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Everything arranged for you from US$948
Available year-round, start when you like
Intern part-time or full-time from anywhere
Choose your duration: 100, 200 or 350 hours
Personal online orientation & coaching
Gain academic or course credit
Get job-ready with our Experiential Learning Curriculum
Internships align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Eligibility requirements and Associated career paths
Eligibility requirement

At least one year of relevant college/university study in biology, environmental sciences, sustainability, or a related field. High School Students aged 16+ may be accepted, depending on the strength of their application.

Language requirements

This internship is conducted in English.

Associated career paths

Attorney, Barrister, Barrister's Clerk, Chartered Legal Executive, Legal Secretary, Paralegal, Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer, Civil Service Administrator, Data & Research Analyst

Internship details

Join a highly respected NGO on a virtual environmental law internship in Greece. Get real environmental law experience and help develop conservation strategies by participating remotely from home.

This is a remote internship you can conduct from home. Click here to view the in-country version of this internship if you would prefer to intern abroad.

Remote internships in environmental law out of Greece are perfect for those with a passion for environmental conservation. Environmental law internships are based with an Institute of Marine Conservation, a highly respected non-profit NGO with bases around Greece.

Remote interns have the opportunity to work on priority projects related to key environmental protection issues, gaining exposure to real-world application of environmental law. Projects are varied and assigned according to interns’ experience and interest, and can include the following areas:

  • EU fisheries legislation and Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fisheries
  • Promoting the enforcement of existing EU and international legislation for the protection of protected habitats (i.e. seagrass meadows and coralligenous reefs)
  • Illegal trading of endangered plants and animals
  • Environmental crimes, pollution incidents and the destruction of natural habitats and wildlife
  • Shipping, ship traffic and maritime accidents
  • Uncontrolled use of live ammunition by the armed forces posing threats to public health and wildlife
  • Development of management schemes for fisheries protected areas

Virtual environmental law interns can expect to assist NGOs with writing reports, preparing legal documents and writing website content to raise public awareness. This material will be used to combat environmental crimes or develop management and conservation strategies to protect the environment.

Career Benefits

Law & International Relations interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
  • Writing reports

  • Preparing legal documents

  • Writing website content to raise public awareness

  • Combating environmental crimes

  • Developing conservation strategies

Professional development opportunites:
  • Contribute to environmental law development and application in leading NGOs

  • Experience legal report writing and campaigning

  • Legal research and analysis

  • Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.

”My role as a law intern for a marine conservation institute contributed greatly toward my primary career goal of attending law school to study environmental law. Prior to starting this internship, I was very confident that environmental law was what I wanted to study and pursue my career in. However, I did not have any law background, nor any experience in environmental studies. Having studied international relations and foreign policy, there are certainly similarities, but I definitely needed something to assure myself that this is what I could see myself dedicating my life to. This internship has been amazing in this respect as it was somewhat of a crash course introduction into law and policy and how we can use it to protect the natural world.”

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Program fees

It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Duration
Program Fee (USD)
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) $948
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) $1,348
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) $1,648
  • Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
  • Sourcing and securing your internship placement
  • Personalization of your internship plan
  • Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
  • Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
  • International reference letter
  • Certificate of Internship Completion
  • A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
  • Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
  • All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
  • International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.