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.