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The following information updated regularly as the School of Law is notified of new opportunities. If you are looking for a job or a Professional Experience placement, please visit this page on a regular basis.
A unique placement is offered in the Corporate Legal Group of a major bank based in Docklands to one student in Trimester 2.
Applicants will need to:
To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Marlene Ebejer by 24 May 2013.
*Ongoing vacancies throughout 2013
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) provides Victorians with a low cost, accessible, efficient and independent tribunal to deliver high quality dispute resolution.
Comprising of three areas:
VCAT is established under the Victorianl Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 and has been operating since 1 July 1998, amalgamating 15 boards and tribunals to offer a 'one-stop shop' deailing with a range of disputes.
How to apply: Your application must include:
Email your application to Nick Tsirakidis, Manager, Learning & Development, Corporate Services.
Further information: Visit the VCAT website.
Reprieve Australia is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that works against the death penalty. It helps provide legal and humanitarian assistance to those facing the death penalty, to advocate agains the death penalty and to raise awareness about human rights.
Reprieve Australia is seeking volunteers to be placed in the southern United States for a period of 3 months to help provide legal representation and humanitarian assistance to those facing the death penalty. Over the last 11 years, Reprieve has sent more than 70 volunteers to nine offices in six US states.
Further information: To find out more about the volunteer program and how to apply, visit Reprieve Australia website.
International Internships is an organisation which offers students access to internship opportunities in India (Mumbai), China (Beijing) and Indonesia (Yogyakarta).
The programs enable students to do an internship in their chosen field of study and therefore gain invaluable professional experience to add to the resume, as well as a deeper cultural understanding of the country where you work. International Internships is currently offering some positions that are particularly suited to law students.
India: A placement for a Legal Intern is available at Nishith Desai Associates, a well regarded law firm in Mumbai.
Indonesia: A placement for a Legal Aid assistant is available at Legal Aid Indonesia (Lembaga Bantuan Hukum)
Visit International Internships for all opportunities and how to apply.
Further information: Contact Jack McNaught. (Jack is a Deakin University lecturer and also works for International Internships.)
Please note: You may eligible for a Deakin grant of $1,000 to help cover the costs.
From time to time there are opportunities for students to do unpaid Professional Experience at Asia Pacific Lawyers in Collins St, Melbourne.
To apply: To express your interest for future vacancies please e-mail your resume to Queenie at Asia Pacific Lawyers.