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

Voluntary Internships @ The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

Posted:08/04/2014

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is seeking applications for voluntary (unpaid) Internships.

The Internships are open to final year or penultimate year LLB and JD students.

Interns may be placed within a range of teams which may be involved in working on general or subject related projects which may include age, race, sex or disability discrimination, children’s rights, social justice, human rights education, civil and political rights, or within specific areas such as the Legal Services or the Communications units. The Investigation and Conciliation Service may also offer internships where relevant.

The Internships are offered in two ways:
1. A full-time block placement of up to 6 weeks; or
2. A part-time placement of 2-3 days/week over 6-12 weeks.

In general, part-time placements are more suitable for local interns as they can continue coursework around the placement.

Please see the Commission’s Interns- Ready Right Now? for the Internship application form and selection criteria.

Questions may be directed to AHRC Human Resources via

Phone: 02 9284 9628

Please note: Applications close 16 April 2014.

CUHK Presentation on PCLL and JD 11th April 2014

Posted:01/04/2014

Mr Richard Morris of the CUHK Faculty of Law will deliver a presentation on their Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)

When: 5.00pm Friday 11 April 2014
Location: Lecture Theatre 104 (LT 104) - Level 1
Law School Annexe (F10A)
Eastern Avenue
University of Sydney

Please register online

Voluntary Work Experience Opportunity @ Kah Lawyers

Posted: 01/04/2014

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

Legal Assistants/ Paralegals @ Sullivan & Cromwell

Posted: 25/03/2014

Sullivan & Cromwell, a leading international (Wall Street) law firm, will be holding an information session as follows:

Monday, March 31 at 1:00 pm
Faculty Common Room
Level 4, Sydney Law School
New Law Building F10
University of Sydney.

Please come along to Sullivan & Cromwell’s information session and find out more about this leading firm and interesting role.

Sullivan & Cromwell is a leader in each of its core practice areas with offices in the most significant and financial and commercial centers around the world. Its offices in Sydney and Melbourne practice exclusively U.S. law, with a focus on the highest-profile capital-raisings and M&A transactions involving some of the largest the most demanding clients in Australia in transactions in the United States, across the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere around the world. Further information on the firm can be found on its website at www.sullcrom.com .

Sullivan & Cromwell are looking to hire an elite team of the best law students in Australia as part-time legal assistants/paralegals in their Sydney office, located at The Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney.

Legal Assistants/ Paralegal position description

Applications close 10 April 2014

Clerkships @ Marque Lawyers

Posted: 19/03/2014

Marque Lawyers are offering three paid clerkships for 2014.

Applicants must be in their Penultimate year.

Please see unique application details online at Marque Seasonally Non-Specific Clerkships

Applications close 13 April

Winter Internships @ NSW Law Reform Commission

Posted: 11/02/2014

The NSW Law Reform Commission invites applications for legal internships during the 2014 winter university vacation, from:
* law students in their final year;
* law students entering their final year in 2015; and
* recent law graduates.

Application Information

Applications should be emailed to .

Questions may be directed to or Phone: 02 8061 9289.

Applications close 2 May 2014