The following is a sampling of firms and agencies that are likely to accept a student extern. Interested students are encouraged to contact a member of the Natural Resources Committee to discuss these or other externship possibilities. Students interested in pursuing a particular externship should contact Student and Career Services.

New Mexico

  • Domenici Law Firm, P.C. (Albuquerque)
  • Environmental Defense Center
  • Institute of Public Law Center for Wildlife Law (Albuquerque)
  • Interstate Stream Commission (Santa Fe or Albuquerque)
  • Law and Resource Planning Associates (Albuquerque)
  • National Resources Defense Council (Albuquerque)
  • Nature Conservancy (Albuquerque)
  • U.S. Dept Agriculture (Forest Service) (Albuquerque)
  • U.S. Regional Solicitor’s Office (Albuquerque)
  • Utton Transboundary Resources Center (Albuquerque)
  • Legal Aid of New Mexico (acequia issues)(Santa Fe)
  • New Mexico Environment Department (Santa Fe)
  • New Mexico Environmental Law Center (Santa Fe)
  • Office of the State Engineer (Santa Fe)
  • Public Regulation Commission (Santa Fe)
  • WildEarth Guardians (Santa Fe)
  • Western Environmental Law Center (Taos)

Out of State

  • U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Washington, D.C.)
  • Western Resource Advocates (Boulder)
  • Advocates for the West (Boise office)
  • Trout Unlimited Western Water Project (CO,UT,WY,MT)
  • National Wildlife Federation (Boulder)