LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS, AND POLITICS INTERNSHIPS AND WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS ABROAD
Law and Human Rights Law, and Politics Work Experience Internships abroad that you can do as part of your internship requirement, gap year or career break, or just to get some practical work experience abroad in a different culture.

We place suitable candidates in relevant law internships around the world, taking into account your qualifications, experience and preferences. From graduate law students to gap year students interested in ‘trying it out’ before committing to further study. We we have several opportunities to suit all. Although all internships are unpaid, the value you gain from the experience is a huge investment in your future!

Do you need an Internship customised specially for you? One tailored to suit your needs?
We hope you find something below that suits you, but if you don't, please contact us and we can probably arrange it for you, as we have for many others!

So give us a call on +44 (0)1903 502595 or email us at info@travellersworldwide.com.


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OUR PORTFOLIO OF INTERNSHIPS:

ARGENTINA:
Law Work Experience Internship in Buenos Aires:
Intern in a long-established practice that specialises in many areas, including corporate and commercial law, counselling on accounting, management, tax, business and labour planning. The firm has over thirty professional attorneys, accountants and economists.

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AUSTRALIA:
Law Internship in a Well-established Practice in Perth:
Gain experience in the day-to-day running of a law practice. The work you’ll be involved with will vary according to your own abilities and to what the company requires from you at the time you’re there. Your office work will vary from day to day, case to case, and intern to intern.

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GHANA:
Human Rights Law Work Experience Placements in Accra
Gain experience in the day-to-day running of a law practice specialising in Human Rights. You'll gain invaluable insight into human rights through interesting cases and by taking on a wide variety of tasks.
You'll be given opportunities to have a case or two of your own where you will interview clients, write letters and notifications concerning the cases or attend Court. You could find yourself working on cases, working on research projects or writing articles about current topics and human rights issues.

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SRI LANKA:
Law Work Experience Internship in Negombo Beach
Intern in a small practice in Negombo (5 lawyers), which means you'll gain experience across all areas of law. The variety will be greater than you would be exposed to in a big practice. There are 3 Courts in Negombo and proceedings in two of them are conducted in English. You'll have opportunity to attend both 'English-language' Courts and well as assisting in other duties, such as drafting legal documents, in the office.

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AUSTRALIA:
CUSTOMISED: Civil Law Internships and Work Experience
In the past, a Civil Law intern's role involved being a general legal assistant in a legal practice that worked predominantly with civil human rights. They were asked to:

  • Conduct legal research for the Barrister and write up reports on this research.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as: stripping files for archiving and destroying files over 7 years old, updating legal texts, taking calls, writing up messages, setting up Skype calls, filing, photocopying, compiling document bundles, writing up a draft of interview notes.
  • Attend client interviews, meetings, meditations and court hearings if any occur during the internship period.

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AUSTRALIA:
CUSTOMISED: Corporate Law Internships and Work Experience
Corporate Law is the field of law that deals with how shareholders, directors and employees within a company interact with consumers, stakeholders and the environment. Tasks of a Corporate Law intern may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting solicitors in drafting legal documents,
  • File management,
  • Liaising with clients,
  • Occasional court attendances,
  • General administrative duties.

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AUSTRALIA:
CUSTOMISED: Criminal Law Internships and Work Experience
As an intern, you undertake legal support work to support Public Defence Service lawyers, who are responsible for providing high quality defence representation to legally aided clients. You will develop the depth and breadth of your legal knowledge and skills, and become familiar with applying them in a wide range of real situations. You might be responsible for:

  • Working on criminal legal aid cases under the direct supervision of a legal manger or senior lawyer, including legal research and drafting legal submissions.
  • Developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships.

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AUSTRALIA:
CUSTOMISED: Politics Internships and Work Experience
A politics intern might expect to be involved in tasks such as:

  • Project managing a research or study project.
  • Contact with diplomats, politicians, NGOs and public servants.
  • Research and interviews with community leaders and representatives.
  • Create a report on themes discussed by the community sector.
  • General administrative duties.

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NEW ZEALAND:
CUSTOMISED: Civil Law Internships and Work Experience
A Civil Law intern can expect to perform tasks as follows:

  • Doing research work for the lawyers to help them in giving advice to clients.
  • Drafting letters to clients.
  • Accompanying lawyers to interviews and outreach programs.
  • Participating in discovery and other interlocutory procedures relating to litigation.
  • Attending meetings and composing accurate file notes quickly when directed.
  • Managing files and ensuring that all relevant documents are on them.
  • Handling the reception.

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NEW ZEALAND:
CUSTOMISED: Corporate Law Internships and Work Experience
As an Corporate Law intern, you may be asked to:

  • Handle legal research.
  • Assume office duties.
  • Review evidence in ongoing investigations.
  • Assist attorneys in investigative testimony and depositions.
  • Aid with discovery.
  • Draft court pleadings and papers.

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NEW ZEALAND:
CUSTOMISED: Criminal Law Internships and Work Experience
Criminal Law interns will develop the depth and breadth of their legal knowledge and skills, to become familiar with applying them in a wide range of real situations. Tasks you may be responsible for are:

  • General office duties.
  • Drafting documents.
  • Liaising with clients, courts and prosecutors.
  • Working on criminal legal aid cases under the direct supervision of a legal manger or senior lawyer, including legal research and drafting legal submissions.
  • Developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships.

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NEW ZEALAND:
CUSTOMISED: Politics Internships and Work Experience
Politics interns may be involved in the following tasks:

  • General administrative duties.
  • Working on current issues.
  • Commenting on effects of legislation.
  • Accompanying supervisor to Parliamentary meetings, such as committee hearings.

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