Legal Internship

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.

Participating centres

Participating CentresLocationDays
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

Contact us

Email: legal-internship@deakin.edu.au

Telephone: +61 3 5227 8619 call

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