Employment Online @ Sydney Law School
This section of the Sydney Law School website is designed to post the latest employment notices and career information for students. The Law School makes regular updates to this section and provides the latest news in regard to employment opportunities, both casual and part-time, as well as details on professional seminars, visiting scholars and general career matters.
This section also includes the latest information on the Graduate Employment Program and Summer Clerkship Scheme, a brief summary of information relevant to students after their studies, and details on further postgraduate opportunities.
The Sydney Law School also emails students employment opportunities and career information. Regardless, all employment opportunities and career information are posted on this website. Such information will be posted for a maximum period of one month unless advertised otherwise. For any enquiries, please contact
Internships @ UN World Food Programme (Rome)
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. Each year, on average, WFP feeds more than 90 million people in more than 70 countries.
The Legal Office
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, WFP Legal Office is divided among three branches, with expertise in: Administrative & Employment Law; Contractual & Constitutional Law; Maritime, Transport & Insurance Law.
Work is carried out by a multi-cultural team of attorneys and staff with diverse educational and professional backgrounds.
* Education: Penultimate or Final Year or Law student with proven interest in international law. In particular, students must have attended courses in the last 12 months.
* Duration: Minimum 3 months (longer duration of up to 6 months is desirable) during the period Sept. 2013 – Apr. 2014.
Essential: working knowledge (proficiency) of English;
Desirable: intermediate knowledge of another UN official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese.
To apply please create your WFP Online CV ands include a cover letter also indicating your preferred Branch at the following address:
Following a pre-selection, shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a telephone interview.
Application Period 14-30 June 2013
Paralegal Positions @ Allens
Allens is a leading international law firm that provides access to the best legal minds and resources throughout Australia and Asia, covering all commercial issues, from acquisition finance to workplace relations. We are independently praised for our innovative approach to complex work and delivering market-leading solutions to clients.
The opportunity to work in a large commercial law firm while undertaking your studies is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Assisting our lawyers on transactions, you may be required to research discrete areas of the law, contribute to advice work, draft statements or prepare other documentation.
Positions are open to students enrolled in law degrees from second through to third year. Keeping in mind that your studies come first, we ask that you be available for a minimum of two full working days per week.
To submit your expression of interest, please visit our website at
Applications should be addressed to Rachael Duggan, Resourcing Manager, and should include details of which days per week you would be available to work, and a copy of your academic transcript.
Debating and Public Speaking Coach @ Speak Out Education
Speak Out Education holds fun and interactive holiday programs focused on teaching students in years 3-9 public speaking and debating skills. Our programs currently run at locations both the Upper and Lower North Shore, as well as the Eastern Suburbs.
We are looking for those who have previous teaching experience in those age groups to help us teach our school holiday courses in July 2013. There is also a possibility of coaching in subsequent school holidays for suitable candidates.
Candidates would preferably have:
* Previous experience coaching debating and/or public speaking;
* If no coaching experience, some experience adjudicating either debating or public speaking;
* Experience with younger kids, i.e. years 3-6;
* At least 2 years left on their degree, though others will be considered.
Please send to :
1) A short letter explaining why you are a suitable candidate for our programs, including any teaching experience and your teaching philosophy; and
2) Your CV.
Rate of Pay: $30 p.h.
Speak Out Education website
Postgraduate Internship @ Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS - Cambodia
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Cambodia coordinates and supports the efforts of its cosponsors (UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, ILO, UNESCO, WHO, World Bank and UN WOMEN) through the Joint UN Team on HIV (JUTH), guided by a Joint Annual Work Plan and Operational Budget, which is based on the Joint Support Plan (2011-2015). UNAIDS and the JUTH support the multi-sectoral national response to HIV in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia, development partners and civil society, towards achieving the vision of the “Three Zeros: Zero New Infections, Zero AIDS-related Deaths and Zero Discrimination”. The UNAIDS Country Office in Cambodia is seeking a suitable candidate to undertake a three- to six-month unpaid internship . The internship will focus on supporting the Social Mobilisation and Partnerships Adviserand broader team on a range of tasks including social mobilisation, coordination, communication, and documentation. . The intern will be working closely, as part of the team, with UNAIDS cosponsors and relevant partners, on human rights and law, gender-based violence and capacity building.
This assignment provides an excellent opportunity for an intern to experience working within a vibrant UN programme supporting the national HIV response through collaboration with a wide range of Government, civil society and development partners. UNAIDS is a cosponsored programme with 11 other UN agencies, which provides the intern the opportunity to gain knowledge about wider UN system work and processes. The intern will be based at the UNAIDS Country Office, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. UNAIDS does not provide any financial assistance to this Internship. S/he must be fully self-financed for all costs related to the assignment (e.g. travel, accommodation, living expenses, and health insurance) either through a scholarship or other financing secured directly by the Intern. At the time of application, the intern must still be enrolled in a postgraduate course. This internship may be undertaken as part of university studies or training courses at graduate level. Upon successful completion of the internship, the intern will receive a letter attesting the assignment and experience.
* Currently enrolled in a degree programme at the graduate level1 related to Human Rights Law, International Law, International Relations or Social Sciences;
* A sound understanding of the HIV epidemic and responses, and HIV-related human rights frameworks and issues;
* Strong motivation to develop a career related to the areas of HIV or human rights;
* Good knowledge and understanding of UNAIDS and the UN system;
* Working experience in joint planning and the development of joint reports;
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong ability to network, develop and maintain positive working relationships;
* Excellent written and spoken English (+Khmer an asset);
* Proactive and positive approach to life and work and culturally sensitive;
* Excellent computer skills in MS Office and e-based programmes.
* Both equally qualified national and international candidates are encouraged to apply for this position.
* People living with HIV are especially encouraged to apply.
Interested and qualified candidates should forward an updated CV and letter of interest reflecting their professional goals for the next five years and how this internship will assist them in achieving that, to
, with the subject heading ‘Partnerships Intern’ by 10th June 2013.
Legal Assistant @ Link Lawyers
Students who are speak and comprehend Cantonese and Mandarin are encourage to apply for this legal assistance position with Link Lawyers a Conveyancing specialist.
Please email your resume to
PLT Opening @ Kah Lawyers
Our office has an opportunity available for a student who needs to complete hours within a legal practice for their qualification.
Our firm specialises in Immigration. Ideally, we would like a work experience student who has a keen interest in immigration and researching.
We are a quality assured legal practice providing immigration and commercial legal services to corporates, families and individuals in Western Sydney.
Please email your resume, academic transcript and an outline of why you would like to work in the migration field. Please indicate what times, and days you are available for work experience and if you speak any languages other than English to .