2015 Interns & Fellows

Fall 2015

Aubrey Bertram

Aubrey Bertram

A born-and-raised Denver native, Aubrey Bertram is thrilled to be interning with SDSG this fall. She will graduate this spring with a J.D. certificate in International Law and an LL.M. in Natural Resource and Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Aubrey studied Biology, Statistics, and Geography at the University of Wyoming. She studied abroad in New South Wales, Australia and Andhra Pradesh, India while at UW. Aubrey has also spent time in Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and worked at two wildlife rescue centers in Cambodia and Thailand. Previously, Aubrey interned with the Environmental Protection Agency, The Wilderness Society and Metro Volunteer Lawyers, as well as worked in the Environmental Law Clinic and on the Tribal Wills Project. She is on the executive board of the DU Water Law Review, the Natural Resource and Environmental Law Society, and the president of the Native American Law Students Association. Aubrey is also a research assistant to Professor Annecoos Wiersema on international wildlife law issues. A true Colorado native, you can find Aubrey running, camping, hiking, skiing, gardening, or enjoying a local craft beer in her free time with her two cats and two dogs.

Summer 2015

Amber Naiman

Amber Naiman

Amber Naiman is a third year law student at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Born and raised just outside of Toronto, Amber graduated from the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario with a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree.  After graduating, she worked in the school’s Agricultural and Economics department. Under the supervision of Professor Maury Bredahl, Amber published a paper titled “Canadian Bilateral Trade Agreements: Drivers, Pressures, and Constraints“, which was discussed at the 2012 International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC) Annual meeting.

Amber is currently pursuing a joint JD-LLM degree in International Business Transactions at the University of Denver. Amber’s studies focus on international trade, environmental protection, and economic and social sustainability. Outside of law school, she likes to spend her time outdoors and enjoys hiking, skiing, and running. She loves listening to bluegrass music, and like most Canadians, watching hockey.

Spring & Fall 2015

Efa Nkanu Onnoghen

Efa Nkanu Onnoghen

 

Efa Nkanu Onnoghen is a Petroleum Geology student at Western State Colorado University. He is from Nigeria and is fluent in Efik, Ibibio, and “Pidgin English.” His internship with SDSG is focused on research involving sustainable extractive practices in Nigeria and Africa.