Barrister, Business Lawyer, Community Legal Services Officer, Corporate Lawyer, Industrial relations, Intelligence Officer, Ministerial Adviser, Patent Attorney,...Read more
Barrister, Business Lawyer, Community Legal Services Officer, Corporate Lawyer, Industrial relations, Intelligence Officer, Ministerial Adviser, Patent Attorney, Parliamentary Adviser, Parliamentary Member, Judicial Associate, Lawyer / Solicitor / Barrister, Legal Officer / Legal aid, Political Adviser, Politician
Throughout their degree, students can apply to undertake work placements, either through internships or through Clinical Legal Education courses. E...Read more
Throughout their degree, students can apply to undertake work placements, either through internships or through Clinical Legal Education courses. Each placement or internship is in conjunction with a law elective (three units). Currently the following is available for students:
Clinical Legal Education
Clinical Legal Education is a three-point elective subject available to students in their final year of study in their Bachelor of Laws program. This practical subject gives law students the chance to work in a legal office one day per week and participate in the day-to-day provision of legal services to people in need.
Human Rights Law Internships
Many students are interested in working in the field of human rights when they graduate. However, it is a popular field and finding a job can be competitive. The Adelaide Law School offers a number of human rights electives and student can also receive three units of academic credit for undertaking the Human Rights Internship course.
Native Title Internships
Click here for more information on Native Title Internships.
Public Law Internship Program
Available year-round, Public Law Internships are a great way for students to apply the knowledge of public law theory gained in their degree to practical issues. Through these internships, students are involved in the day-to-day activities of public law offices.
Opportunities are available at public law institutions in Adelaide and Canberra, including:
the State Ombudsman's Office
the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
the Commonwealth Ombudsman's Office (summer internship)
the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (summer internship).
From time to time additional internship positions are offered by the South Australian Crown Solicitor's Office, the South Australian Solicitor-General's Office and the Attorney-General's Department's Office for Legislation and Legal Policy.
Adelaide Law Review
The Adelaide Law Review (ALR) course introduces students to legal publishing and editing. Students will:
consider the legal journal as a means of legal education, involving them in the production of the annual editions of the ALR
consider the role of legal publications, critically analyse submitted material and comment upon a diverse range of legal scholarship
develop skills in advanced legal writing, copy-editing and journal production.
South Australian Law Reform Institute
In the South Australian Law Reform Institute course, students are provided with the opportunity to work with the Director of the Institute to research and develop law reform proposals.