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Internships & external opportunities

Find out about internships and other external opportunities that you can undertake as part of your course or after your course.

Aurora Native Title Internship program

The Aurora program aims to provide assistance to under-resourced and over-worked Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs) as well as to various other organisations working in these areas including Indigenous corporations, government bodies, community groups and other policy organisations.

NTRBs employ lawyers, anthropologists and other researchers, field officers and administrative staff to represent and support Indigenous communities in native title claims, advocacy and other negotiations. Other host organisations advocate policies of reconciliation and equal rights for Indigenous Australians while some provide assistance to Indigenous communities with cultural heritage activities, as well as associated business and community-based initiatives.

Applications

Find out more about the program, or how to apply.

County Court Internship program

The County Court Internship program is a joint initiative of the College of Law & Justice, Victoria University and the County Court.

The program allows students to spend a week observing court processes with County Court Judge Phillip Misso as he undertakes his judicial duties, including conducting research for judgments.

The four day intensive internship offers students the opportunity to gain experience and insight into the County Court structure and its inner workings. The internship includes daily lectures by a sitting County Court Judge and behind the scene tours of the various areas in the court building including a Judge's chambers and Registry.

Students in this program gain a practical and detailed understanding of the how the County Court works, how a file is run from start to finish, and exposure to various court proceedings.

Applications for the semester have closed, for more information please contact the program coordinator, Nussen Ainsworth +61 3 9919 1894.

Study Melbourne Language & Internship Program in China

The Study Melbourne Language & Internship Program in China is a partnership between the Victorian Government and the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE).  The program offers Victorian-based tertiary students an exceptional opportunity to develop cross-cultural communication skills and substantive work experience in the capital of China to jump-start their career in today’s competitive job market.

The Victorian Government is funding the language and internship components of the program, including student support and accommodation for the program period. The program includes three weeks of language study at a Chinese university and a five-week internship placement at a globally reputable company in either Beijing or Chengdu, China. In the 2019 round, the program will run from 24 November 2019 to 18 January 2020. 25 Victorian-based tertiary students will be selected.

Full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students at Victoria University aged 18 or above who have achieved a minimum credit average of 60% and are able to travel to China for the program are encouraged to apply.

Applications

The call for expressions of interest for the 2019 round is open until Wednesday, 14 August 2019.  For more information, please visit Study Melbourne Language & Internship Program in China or contact the Victoria Abroad team:

Phone: +61 3 99191445

Email: educationabroad@vu.edu.au

Supreme Court Internship program

The College of Law & Justice is piloting the internship along with the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. The program will be modelled on the intensive county internship program and offers students the opportunity to gain experience and insight into the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal structure and its inner workings.

The Hon. Justice Maxwell, President Court of Appeal and Adjunct Professor of the College of Law and Justice, is the supervising Justice for the program.

Applications for the semester have closed, for more information please contact the program coordinator, Nussen Ainsworth +61 3 9919 1894.

Further opportunities

You can also view a range of other internships, cadetships and job opportunities on Learning Hub.

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