SELC is renowned for its staff, whose abilities and excellent credentials are matched only by their passion for protecting our region’s health and environment.  Finding and mentoring the next generation of exceptional environmental lawyers and leaders remains at the core of SELC’s mission. 

SELC prides itself on collegiality, teamwork, and mutual respect among its staff and board.  We seek to bring these same values to our work in partnership with organizations, communities, and people of all backgrounds that share our mission to protect the environment of the South.  The South has a rich natural diversity and an equally rich cultural diversity.  To better fulfill its mission, SELC is committed to broadening the diversity of its staff.  We believe this will strengthen our organization and our effectiveness in responding to the many environmental challenges affecting the South and its people.  


Legislative Associate, Washington, D.C. Office

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a legislative associate with three to five years of experience to join its Government Relations team in Washington, D.C. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that is successfully addressing some of the most... Read More »

Senior Attorney, Charlottesville, VA Office

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a senior attorney with seven or more years of experience for its Charlottesville, Virginia office. Read More »

Summer Clerkship and Semester Externship Programs

SELC hires law clerks during the school year and in the summer at all three of our core offices - Charlottesville, VA; Chapel Hill, NC; and Atlanta, G Read More »

Development and Marketing

“NextGen” Development Officer, Charlottesville, VA Office

As an SELC development officer, you will have the opportunity to work directly with impressive board members and “next generation” ambassadors; to showcase the track record and credentials of our 70+ attorneys; to make face-to-face solicitation calls; and to plan and host carefully crafted, high-touch special events. Read More »

Program Communications

Program Communications Manager, Atlanta, GA Office

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a skilled communications strategist to join our team for a three-year position. Read More »


Information Technology / Electronically Stored Information (IT/ESI) Litigation Paralegal

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking an IT/ESI litigation paralegal to oversee and manage the technology that supports our litigation trial practice. Read More »


Legal Administrative Assistant- Atlanta, GA Office

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a Legal Administrative assistant to join our Atlanta, GA office. Read More »

Office Assistant, Birmingham, AL Office

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a part-time office assistant to join our Birmingham, AL office. Read More »