What is Legal Internship?
Legal Internship (MLL351) is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit worth 1 credit point, where students complete an internship with an external organisation for 15 days.
Diverse opportunities are available including different areas of law and types of placements (full time and part time). Please refer to the participating centres below for further information.
Please note: not all organisations participate in every trimester.
This unit is available in all trimesters and has a mandatory induction session prior to commencement.
Who can apply?
This unit is available to Bachelor of Laws students who have successfully completed 6 law (MLL coded) units, and have completed or are co-enrolled in MLL235 Legal Practice and Ethics.
Places are strictly limited. You must submit an application which is assessed by the WIL team, and internships are allocated in a competitive manner.
How to apply
Applications for Trimester 3 2019 are now closed.
Applications for Trimester 1 2020 will open early December.
Where can I do an internship?
The Legal Internship program is only available at participating centres. Please note that this list is subject to change and not all participating centres opt into every trimester.
|AED Legal Centre||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Ann Valos Criminal Lawyer||Werribee and Abbotsford||1+ days per week|
|Aughtersons Lawyers||Ringwood||1+ days per week|
|Australian Building and Construction Commission||Melbourne - (Pre-req MLL342 Workplace Law)||1+ days per week|
|Barwon Community Legal Service Inc.||Geelong||1+ days per week|
|Ballarat Grampians Community Legal Service||Ballarat||1+ days per week|
|Bespoke||Melbourne||2+ days per week|
|Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre||St Albans and Melton||1+ days per week|
|Claudia Grimberg (Children's Court Lawyers)||South Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Daimler (best known as Mercedes Benz)||Mulgrave||1+ days per week|
|Department of Health and Human Services||Geelong||1+ days per week or block during trimester break|
|Disability Discrimination Legal Service||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Flemington & Kensington CLC||Kensington||1+ days per week|
|Geelong Lawyers, Barristers & Solicitors||Geelong||1+ days per week|
|Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre||Shepparton||3-week block placement|
|JobWatch||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Kimberley Community Legal Services Inc.||Kunnunnara and Broome, WA||Block placement|
|HIV/AIDS Legal Centre/Macgregor Barristers & Solicitors||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Madison Branson Lawyers||Hawthorn East||1+ days per week|
|Mental Health Legal Centre||Melbourne (working with imprisoned persons)||1+ days 3 days per week (for 5 weeks)|
|Moonee Valley CLC Legal Service||Ascot Vale||1+ days per week|
|Nissan Motors||Dandenong South||Intensive 20 days|
|Northern Community Legal Centre||Gladstone Park||1+ days per week (usually Mondays)|
|Peninsula Community Legal Centre||Frankston||1+ days per week|
|Social Security Rights Victoria||Fitzroy||1+ days per week|
|Southport Community Legal Service||Port Melbourne||1+ days per week (open Tuesdays & Wednesdays)|
|St Kilda Legal Service||St. Kilda||1+ days per week|
|Victoria Legal Aid: Geelong||Geelong||1+ days per week (20 days in total)|
|Victoria Legal Aid: Morewell||Morewell||1+ days per week|
|Victoria Legal Aid: Ringwood||Ringwood||1 day per week|
|Villamanta Disability Legal Rights Service||Geelong||2 days per week|
|West Heidelberg Community Legal Centre||West Heidelberg||2 days per week across 8 weeks (Police check required)|
|Women's Legal Service Victoria and Family Law Legal Service||Melbourne (Pre-req MLL408 Family Law)||1+ days per week|
|Yarra Trams||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Youth Law||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Young Workers Centre - Victorian Trades Hall Council||Carlton (Pre-req MLL342 Workplace Law or MLC309 Employment Law)||1-2 days per week|
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