AUSTRALIA

CUSTOMISED LAW AND POLITICS INTERNSHIPS

We arrange your Politics and Law Internship in Australia in various fields. Described below are the most common types of Politics and Law internships we organise and some of the tasks you can expect to be asked of you. All internships provide a high level of work experience with the aim to increase your skills within the industry.

The examples below are just a guideline and each internship role will be developed individually according to the company and the candidate. You can see the description of each internship in the Example Internships tab below.

Civil Law | Corporate Law | Criminal Law | Politics

SUMMARY: THE BASICS

Price: £1,395 without accommodation (approx. US$1,800) for 6 weeks or longer, regardless of length of time
£3,250 with accommodation (approx. US$4,225) for 6 weeks
£450 (US$585) for each additional week with accommodation.
Excludes flights. Please see Full Price List & prices in other currencies
Duration: From 6 weeks to 12 weeks or longer.
Start Dates: All year round - Please see the Start Dates tab.
Requirements: Different firms will have different requirements, but you will need to either be studying or have some experience.
What's included: Arranging your Internship
Full pre-departure support and assistance
Payment Protection insurance
Meeting you at the nearest Airport
Transfer to your accommodation
Accommodation (if you've taken the "With Accommodation" option
Local in-country team support and backup
24-hr emergency support
Certificate of Completion
What's not included: Flights, Insurance, Cost of Visas (if a visa is required), Return transfer to the airport.
WHAT YOU'LL GAIN FROM THIS INTERNSHIP? New skills, more confidence
Invaluable professional & personal development.
Expand your global network, new friends.
A CV / Résumé that enhances your career!
An exciting travel and cultural experience.
And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!
BOOK NOW! SEE ALL INTERNSHIP OPTIONS
IN AUSTRALIA
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The Internships described below are examples only.
Your Internship will be tailored to suit your own requirements

Civil Law

In the past, a Civil Law intern's role involved being a general legal assistant in a legal practice that worked predominantly with civil human rights. They were asked to:

  • Conduct legal research for the Barrister and write up reports on this research.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as: stripping files for archiving and destroying files over 7 years old, updating legal texts, taking calls, writing up messages, setting up Skype calls, filing, photocopying, compiling document bundles, writing up a draft of interview notes.
  • Attend client interviews, meetings, meditations and court hearings if any occur during the internship period.

Corporate Law

Corporate Law is the field of law that deals with how shareholders, directors and employees within a company interact with consumers, stakeholders and the environment. Tasks of a Corporate Law intern may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting solicitors in drafting legal documents,
  • File management,
  • Liaising with clients,
  • Occasional court attendances,
  • General administrative duties.

Criminal Law

As an intern, you undertake legal support work to support Public Defence Service lawyers, who are responsible for providing high quality defence representation to legally aided clients. You will develop the depth and breadth of your legal knowledge and skills, and become familiar with applying them in a wide range of real situations. You might be responsible for:

  • Working on criminal legal aid cases under the direct supervision of a legal manger or senior lawyer, including legal research and drafting legal submissions.
  • Developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships.

Politics

A politics intern might expect to be involved in tasks such as:

  • Project managing a research or study project.
  • Contact with diplomats, politicians, NGOs and public servants.
  • Research and interviews with community leaders and representatives.
  • Create a report on themes discussed by the community sector.
  • General administrative duties.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS - SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE:

When arranging your Internship, we will also liaise with you regarding whether or not you'd like to use our existing accommodation or arrange your own. The choice is yours.

SYDNEY ACCOMMODATION:
Our Sydney accommodation is located around 10km from the CBD, in a foodie suburb with lots of restaurants and cafes. The area has a community feel, and there are bus stops and a train station nearby so you can easily reach the CBD.

Your room comes fully furnished with:

  • A bed + wardrobe and desk + chair
  • A kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free WiFi

In our accommodation, you'll have all the facilities you need:

  • Including a 24/7 onsite management team
  • The latest in building security
  • Communal living areas, including dining area and outdoor BBQ
  • Access to a gym and outdoor pool
  • Shared access to bathroom facilities which are located outside your bedroom
  • Laundry facilities and big shared kitchen.

MELBOURNE ACCOMMODATION:
Our Melbourne accommodation is located in the city centre where plenty shops, restaurants and bars can be found. There is a tram station in front of the accommodation and the train station is just 5 minutes away.

Your room will be furnished with:

  • A comfortable bed + wardrobe
  • A desk and chair
  • Heat/air conditioning
  • LCD TV

The apartment has:

  • ​A kitchenette with cook top
  • A bar fridge, kettle, toaster and microwave
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Free Wifi

You can use the shared facilities in the building such as the swimming pool and the gym.

FOOD:
Food is not provided in this programme, but your accommodation will have cooking facilities.

BOOK NOW! SEE ALL INTERNSHIP OPTIONS
IN AUSTRALIA
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Photos of Example Accommodation provided when choosing the "With Accommodation" option:

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

YOUR SAFETY, SUPPORT AND BACKUP:
Read important information about the Support & Backup you receive before you leave and during your programme.

Read about the Safety and Security measures we take to ensure your safety and wellbeing while on our programme.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU BOOK YOUR PLACEMENT?
Once you have applied for a placement, we'll contact you and send you our Welcome Pack. You'll also receive Log-on details and password for our Volunteer Extranet where you'll have access to all the documentation and information which we've put together to facilitate preparations for your adventure! Your Project Co-ordinator for your country will liaise with you throughout the arrangements process, as well as while you're on your placement and on your return home.

The documents you'll have access to also include a Country Factfile, Safety Guide and any manuals that may assist you on your particular programme (e.g. Teaching Guide, Sports Manuals, Enrichment Suggestions for Animal Care, etc.). We do all we can to make your stay one that you'll never forget. This is a truly awesome, elegant and beautiful country.

START DATES 2019:

# Arrival Date (Fridays) Orientation Date (Saturdays) Start Day (Mondays)
1 February 8 February 9 February 11
2 March 15 March 16 March 18
3 May 10 May 11 May 13
4 June 7 June 8 June 10
5 July 5 July 6 July 8
6 August 2 August 3 August 5
7 September 6 September 7 September 9

ANY QUESTIONS?

For any questions relating to the work content of the Internships, please contact:
Katie Saunders or Andrew Kemp
on +44 (0)1903 502595 or email
info@travellersworldwide.com

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