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

2014-15 Internships @ UN World Food Programme (Rome)

Posted: 28/08/2014

Applications for 2014-15 Internships with the Legal Office of the UN World Food Programme (Rome) have now opened.

Position description

The internships are available between September 2014 and May 2015 for a minimum of 3 months is three brances:
* The Administrative & Employment Law Branch;
* The Contractual & Constitutional Law Branch; or
* The Maritime, Transport & Insurance Law Branch.

Who can apply?
* Penultimate or Final year Law student with proven interest in international law;
* Have completed at least two years of undergraduate study;
* Have attended courses in the last 12 months;
* Intermediate knowledge in another UN Official language is desirable (Arabic/Chinese/French/Spanish/Russian), or Portuguese which is one of WFP’s working languages

Applications are made online at Recruitment - World Food Program.

Application close: 14 September 2014

Volunteer Witnesses @ Mock Trial - NSW Bar Association

Posted: 28/08/2014

The NSW Bar Association is seeking volunteers to act as witnesses and participate in a mock trial.

Volunteers will be required to attend a conference with the barrister at the Bar Association on Monday 15 September and the mock trial at the Supreme Court on Saturday 20 September.

Volunteers must be available on one of the set times/dates:
* Monday, 15 September, 4.30-6.00pm (Barrister Conference) and Saturday, 20 September, 10.00am; or
* Monday, 15 September, 4.30-6.00pm (Barrister Conference) and Saturday, 20 September, 12.00pm

Volunteer Witness Information

If you wish to participate please email with:
* Your full name;
* Postal address;
* Phone numbers;
* and preferred time on Saturday, 20 September.

Casual positions @ Innoinvest

Posted: 28/08/2014

An invitation is now open for law students to apply for casual positions with Innoinvest, a Sydney CBD boutique legal firm that specialises in financial services regulations, licensing, compliance and general corporate law. Applicants must demonstrate an interest and passion in corporate and financial services law. Completion of corporate law subject is strongly preferred.

Successful applicants will be responsible for research, drafting, report writing, dealing with regulators such as ASIC, AUSTRAC and APRA, as well as performing some administrative and clerical tasks.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter with a CV to the Principal, at:

Application close: 26 September 2014

SULS Careers in the Law Series

Posted: 25/08/2014

SULS' Careers in the Law Series seeks to showcase volunteer, internship and career opportunities with organisations from the public, non-profit and in-house legal sectors.

The series will kick off in Week 5 with presentations from the following organisations:

* Monday 25 August: Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
* Tuesday 26 August: Public Defenders
* Wednesday 27 August: NSW Law Reform Commission and Australian Law Reform Commission

All presentations will be held in Room LT104 from 1pm - 2pm. Sandwiches and drinks will be provided.

For more information see the SULS Facebook Page

Internship @ Wyndham Prem

Posted: 25/08/2014

Wyndham Prem is a boutique law firm located at Sydney’s CBD, specialising in insolvency law and commercial litigation. We are a small team who act for insolvency practitioners, financial institutions, directors and a range of creditors. We are a progressive firm with a friendly style, who value precision and a commercial approach to the practise of law.

We have an opportunity for an internship for a law graduate to obtain their PLT, with a view to career progression to Junior Insolvency Lawyer for the right candidate.

Position description (PDF)

Summer Internships @ Vidler & Co Solicitors - Hong Kong

Posted:06/08/2014

Vidler & Co Solicitors a reputable litigation and human rights law firm in Hong Kong that prides itself on the fearless defense of clients' rights and interests.

They have an established practice in public law and criminal litigation and a growing practice in family law and civil litigation. We work closely with NGOs, charities, consulates, companies as well as individuals and have been in involved in a number of ground-breaking cases.
We are looking for students who are energetic, positive and enjoy a challenging and dynamic work environment. We offer placements of not less than 4 weeks and encourage longer placements subject to availability.

Find out more about us by visiting Vidler website our “Vidler & Co Solicitors” group on Facebook.

Please send completed application forms that can be found on our website to

Application deadline: 15 September 2014

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Position description (PDF)

Associate to President @ Administrative Appeals Tribunal - Hobart

Posted:01/08/2014

A temporary position is available as Associate to the President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal based in Hobart.

Applicants will be assessed by their written application addressing the selection criteria, by a formal interview and by referee comments. Interviews are likely to be conducted in September 2014.

Applications should be emailed to , faxed to (07) 3361 3055 or mailed to:

HR Team Leader
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
GPO Box 9955
Brisbane QLD 4001

Applications must include a statement of claims against the Selection Criteria, which should not exceed 1000 words in total. Applicants should also provide a curriculum vitae or resume outlining qualifications and/or employment history, a copy of their academic record, and the names and contact details of at least of two referees.

Applicants are also requested to submit a completed Job Application Cover Form

Further information about applying for positions at the can be found on our AAT website or alternatively you can contact the Human Resources section on (07) 3361 3014 or Freecall 1800 641 525.

More information (pdf)

Applications close: 31 August 2014

Summer Internships @ NSW Law Reform Commission

Posted:01/08/2014

The NSW Law Reform Commission operates a summer internship program for law students in their final year of study, or entering their final year of study in 2015.

While this opportunity is unpaid, it does provide access to a range of professional development opportunities, including working with our Commissioners.

Position Description

To apply send your application, addressed to Emma Hoiberg to

If you have any questions you can call or email on (02) 8061 9289.

Applications close: Friday, 26 September 2014

Legal Internship @ Aurora 2014-15 Summer Internships

Posted:01/08/2014

The Aurora Native Title Internship Program places law, anthropology and other social science (archaeology, cultural heritage, environmental management, human geography, history and sociology) students and graduates from Australian universities at Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs), Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) and other organisations involved in policy development, social justice, human rights, all with an Indigenous focus. The program introduces candidates to career opportunities in native title and Indigenous affairs more generally and at the same time provides assistance to under-resourced and over-worked organisations.

Aurora Legal Summer Internships Position Description

Applications can be submitted via the
Aurora website.

Applications close: 5.00pm AEST Friday 29 August 2014.