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Animal Outlook Fall 2022 Legal Advocacy Internship

Animal Outlook is seeking part-time legal interns for Fall 2022 (unpaid). Animal Outlook is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal advocacy organization. Working to end animal abuse since 1995, Animal Outlook focuses on ending and preventing cruelty to animals in agriculture.

Animal Outlook’s Legal Advocacy Program is offering fall Litigation Internships that can be completed remotely. Litigation Interns will work on litigation and policy projects aimed at protecting farmed animals; most of the litigation projects are plaintiffs’ litigation. These projects will likely employ a variety of legal theories, relating to areas such as state criminal cruelty laws, administrative law, false advertising and unfair competition laws, tort liability, and corporate law. Interns will have opportunities to research new projects as well as assist heavily with ongoing projects. They will work closely with Animal Outlook’s attorneys.

Excellent research and writing skills are required. In addition, Litigation Interns should be interested in exploring novel approaches to protecting animals through litigation. Candidates with a background and interest in animal protection are preferred, although it is not required. Interested law students should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, list of three references, and law school transcript to Animal Outlook’s Legal Advocacy Program at legal@animaloutlook.org. Application materials should be combined into one single attachment. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. This position is only available to current law students.