Community Legal Internship
What is Community Legal Internship?
Community Legal Internship (MLL351)* is a faculty-sourced Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit worth 1 credit point, where students complete an internship with an external organisation for 100 hours (15 days).
Diverse opportunities are available including different areas of law and types of placements (full time and part time).
The program has a mandatory induction session prior to commencement.
*From Trimester 3 2022, this unit has been retitled Community Legal Internship
Who can apply?
This program is available to undergraduate students from the Faculty of Business and Law enrolled in Bachelor of Laws, who are eligible to use a WIL unit towards their degree.
Successful students are eligible to undertake this for 1 credit point and are required to enrol in:
This unit is not repeatable.
It is your responsibility to ensure that taking a WIL unit contributes towards your course requirements, and will not prevent you from meeting your course rules. Please speak with a Student Adviser if you are unsure; you can contact them on email@example.com or (03) 9244 6555.
How to apply
Applications for T3 2022 are now open, apply now!
Selection criteria is based on a number of considerations including your preferred area of law, year of study, previous participation in WIL units, WAM, and more.
5 Aug 2022
2 Dec 2022
31 Mar 2023
11 Sept 2022
15 Jan 2023
7 Apr 2023
Application outcomes announced
7 Oct 2022
3 Feb 2023
26 May 2023
Where can I do an internship?
The Community 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|
|Anika Legal||Online||Flexible (1+ days per week)|
|Animal Law Institute (ALI)||Melbourne||3-week block placement|
|Asylum Seeker Resource Centre||Footscray||1+ days per week|
|Ballarat Grampians Community Legal Service||Ballarat||1+ days per week|
|Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre||St Albans and Melton||1+ days per week|
|Disability Discrimination Legal Service||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|Flemington & Kensington CLC||Kensington||1+ days per week|
|Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre||Shepparton||3-week block placement|
|HIV/AIDS Legal Centre/Macgregor Barristers & Solicitors||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|JobWatch||Melbourne||1+ days per week|
|genU||Geelong||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|
|Peninsula Community Legal Centre||Frankston/ Moorabbin||1+ days per week|
|Southport Community Legal Service||Port Melbourne||1+ days per week (open Tuesdays & Wednesdays)|
|Victoria Legal Aid: Geelong||Geelong||1+ days per week (20 days in total)|
|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|
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