The Local Court Internship Program will again be offered in Trimester 2, 2018. Eligible UNE students are encouraged to apply to enrol. This is a unit of study offered in conjunction with the Law Society of NSW, and NSW Local Courts. Students will undergo an internship placement over the trimester (typically one day per week) at a Local Court, and will be supervised by a Local Court Magistrate as well as the University Internship Coordinator. Internships are available at Armidale, Inverell, Waverly, Wyong, Campbelltown, Hunter Valley, Coffs Harbour, Parramatta, Windsor, Albury and Moree. Applicants should indicate if they have a preference for a particular location.
Please note that you must have 72cp in Law, a GPA greater than 5 and permission of the Head of School to enrol. Permission to enrol in LAW397 Special Studies in Law (B) will be granted to successful applicants from the selection process which involves an application and an interview with the Law Society of NSW. More information about the application process is available through the NSW Law Society. Please note that you will be required to attend the relevant Local Court one day per week throughout Trimester 2. Applications close Friday, 8 June. Please include in the application, your preference on location in NSW.
Submission of a completed application does not guarantee that applicants will be successful. Candidates progressing past the application stage will be required to take part in an interview, at the Law Society Office in Sydney. Interviews may be held in person or via videoconferencing. Successful applicants will be notified allowing sufficient time to arrange enrolment for Trimester 2, 2018.