professional experience

Professional Experience requirements

Where do I find Professional Experience?

It is a student's responsibility to locate and formalise a professional experience placement. Work readiness is an extremely important aspect of you completing your degree and it is to your advantage to make the most of the resources available to you.

JobShop

Deakin University offers a number of fantastic services to students including cover letter writing, resume writing services. JobShop can assist you in developing skills in relation to approaching employers for placements and future employment.

Law Clinic

MLL351 Law Clinic counts for 12 days towards the professional work experience component of the course.

ASL311 Criminology Internship

The Criminology Internship unit counts for 7 days toward the professional experience component of the course.

Deakin Law Review

A student editor for the Deakin Law Review for one year counts for 5 days towards the professional work experience component of the course.

Placement scheme

The Deakin Law School coordinates the Professional Experience Placement Scheme where students are placed at Victoria Legal Aid offices in Dandenong and Ringwood.

Employment opportunities

Visit our employment opportunities page for regularly updated job advertisements.

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