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Applications are open now.

Deakin’s Legal Internship enables you to gain an appreciation of certain aspects of legal practice and to extend and deepen your theoretical knowledge and critical thinking skills while working in a legal environment.

During your legal placement, you will receive instruction in the following areas of legal practice: taking instructions and client interviewing; fact finding; alternative dispute resolution and negotiation; providing advice and counselling of a legal nature; legal research and problem solving; the litigation process; advocacy.

At the successful completion of Legal Internship you will gain 1 credit point towards your degree and 15 days towards your professional experience requirements. This elective unit allows you to gain first-hand experience in a legal environment.

Applications for Trimester 1, 2016 are open now and can be submitted via the Legal Internship website