Kick start your career in the legal sector with an internship at Victoria Law Foundation.

Victoria Law Foundation's internship program aims to give current Victorian law students an understanding of our work to improve legal literacy and access to legal services in Victoria.

Get experience working for a not-for-profit legal body, grow your networks and get behind the scenes exposure to a range of alternative legal careers.
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Law Foundation
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Legal
Classification: Student Placement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VLF101
Closing Date: 12-Mar-2019
Salary Range: Student Placement
Job Duration: 20 days
Attachments: Recruitment_Pack_Internship_2019-20.pdf (PDF, 1.65MB)

Contact: Clare Kennedy | Executive Projects
T: 9604 8100

Position Details

Interns will be paired with a foundation manager or supervisor and will work across the teams depending on capacity of staff and the interests of the intern. Interns can generally expect the following:

  • Exposure to all areas of work
  • Visits to major Victorian jurisdictions and institutions
  • Attendance at all appropriate meetings and events
  • Experience researching and drafting documents or other materials
  • Understanding of systems and processes which underpin the work.

The internship aims to give you an understanding of the work of Victoria Law Foundation and exposure to alternative careers in the legal sector. It is an opportunity to see a broad range of activities which support Victorians in understanding the law. Please note that your supervisor at the foundation may not be a lawyer, and that your allocated project may not be strictly legal in nature.  

Who can apply

You must be a current law student at a Victorian university undertaking either an undergraduate law degree or a JD (juris doctorate).

How to apply

Please ensure you read the internship recruitment pack. This tells you everything you need to know about the program, how to apply, and the selection process.

You must apply for the position online.  

Applications are managed through the Victorian Government Careers website.

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button below to submit your application.

Applications close Tuesday 12 March 2019.

More information
For more information call (03) 9604 8100 or go to

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