Institute for Environmental Negotiation

Empowering communities to create shared solutions


The Institute for Environmental Negotiation (IEN) is a public service organization of the University of Virginia. IEN has 35 years experience as facilitators and mediators helping public agencies, nonprofits, and businesses make public decisions using a collaborative approach. IEN works on challenging and innovative projects to ensure that communities are sustained ecologically, socially, and economically.

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IEN is currently accepting internship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. You can find the application and more information on our website.