Jobs & Work Experience Opportunities

InsideSherpa Program

DLSS Geelong is proud to announce its collaboration with InsideSherpa, who are providing our members with the opportunity to participate in both their University Accelerator Program and their Virtual Internship Program. Have a read below and ensure you sign up now so that you don’t miss out on this awesome FREE experience! 


University Accelerator Program

Looking to boost your career or secure an internship during the holidays?

Deakin LSS Geelong has an exciting new collaboration with InsideSherpa in helping law students get career ready through its FREE virtual internship! The best part? Even if you’re on holiday, you can sign-up now and complete the program at any time here https://www.insidesherpa.com?ref=fidi3L3iFoCnvRJg2 

They’ve also opened up their Careers Accelerator for FREE, which helps students with their CV and Cover Letters, preparing for job interviews & job applications, whilst getting connected to industry mentors and boosting your CV experience with real-world projects. Whether you’re looking for a career beyond law, and towards management consulting, finance or start-ups, this program is for you!

Places are limited, so be sure to reserve a spot ASAP via this link: https://www.insidesherpa.com/early-career-accelerator?ref=fidi3L3iFoCnvRJg2 


Virtual Internship Program 

Fill up your free time in January by enrolling and completing InsideSherpa’s modules in the King & Wood Mallesons, MinterEllison and/or Arnold Bloch Leibler Virtual Internships – and when you’re done, you can list it on your CV to broaden your experiences!! Register via this link: https://www.insidesherpa.com?ref=fidi3L3iFoCnvRJg2 

The University Accelerator Program is assisting students with their CV and Cover Letter structures as well as helping law students understand how to prepare for job interviews, clerkship applications and understanding what HR look for in prospective employees! Places are limited, so be sure to reserve a spot ASAP via this link: https://www.insidesherpa.com/early-career-accelerator?ref=fidi3L3iFoCnvRJg2 

In addition to this, InsideSherpa is connecting students with a range of professionals, so if becoming a lawyer is not necessarily in your idealised future, check out the range of career opportunities that may be available for you!

> January 2019



MLL351 – Legal Internship Unit

Applications are now open to take part in the Legal Internship unit over Trimester 3 – Gain credit whilst gaining legal experience!

Deakin’s Legal Internship enables Bachelor of Laws students to gain an appreciation of certain aspects of legal practice and to extend and deepen their theoretical knowledge and critical thinking skills while working in a legal environment.

During your legal placement you will receive instruction in the following areas of legal practice: taking instructions and client interviewing; fact finding; alternative dispute resolution and negotiation; providing advice and counselling of a legal nature; legal research and problem solving; the litigation process; advocacy.

At the successful completion of Legal Internship you will gain 1 credit point towards your degree. This elective unit allows you to gain first-hand experience in a legal environment.

Applications for Tri 3 close September 4th at 5pm – Apply here!

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