Careers

1. Aurora Internship Program – Winter 2015

The Aurora Internship Program introduces law students and graduates (including mature aged) to career opportunities in native title, policy development, research and social justice, all with an Indigenous focus.

Applications for the winter 2015 round of internships will be accepted online via our website between 9am AEST Monday 2nd March through to 5pm AEST Friday 27th March 2015.

For more information

2. Faculty managed internship opportunity - ZICOlaw Internship, Malaysia

ZICOlaw are Malaysia’s largest law firm with offices located in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand.  Their expertise and commitment to goals has led them to be a multiple recipient of the “Malaysian Law Firm of the Year” award from the International Financial Law Review.

Further information including application process and eligibility details visit: http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/study-opportunities/internships/faculty-managed/zaid-ibrahim-internships.html

Applications are now open and close Friday 13 March, 2015

Duration: Minimum of 4 weeks from mid-June to mid-July 2015

Student Mobility Funding may be provided, please see the eligibility criteria.

For more information:  ask.monash

Careers (Postgraduate)

2. Foreign Law Clerks, Constitutional Court of South Africa

The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks. Candidates may be appointed to start as soon as 1 April 2015.

Applications for the first round of 2015 hiring will be accepted from 1 February to 31 March 2015. Applicants should propose start dates that would begin prior to December 2016.

For more information

General Notices

1. 2015 Law Malaysia Program – Applications now open!

Monash University Malaysia, located near Kuala Lumpur

  • 29 June – 21 August
  • Full semester of law studies
  • Generous travel grants and bursaries available
  • Small classes, with students from partner universities, including Germany, Malaysia, Canada and Paris
  • Taught by academic staff from Monash and overseas universities

Further information

Visit: http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/study-opportunities/overseas-study/malaysia/index.html

Application process including application form: http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/study-opportunities/overseas-study/malaysia/application-process-malaysia-prog.html

2. Monash-King’s College, London Degree Pathway

Outstanding Monash Law Faculty Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Juris Doctor (JD) students have a pathway opportunity to study the LLM Program at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, United Kingdom (King’s).

Students must have a maximum of four units to complete of their LLB or JD degrees (electives) prior to commencement of the King’s LLM. Upon successful completion of the LLM, the units studied at Kings College will be credited towards your Monash law degree (maximum four units).  The degrees of LLB or JD (Monash) and LL M King’s will then be obtained.

Further details including eligibility and how to apply – http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/monash-king-college-pathway.html

Students must apply to Monash first and then to King’s College by 31 March 2015

If you are considering applying for this pathway option, please email under subject heading Monash-King’s pathway expression of interest: cathy.meredith@monash.edu

Generous scholarships also available through King’s College

King’s College offer three exciting scholarship opportunities available for the LLM programme,

  • The Yeoh Tiong Lay LLM Scholarships
  • The Bosco Tso and Emily NG Scholarship Programme
  • the Nigerian Law Scholars Fund.

For further information about these scholarships and other available funding for the LLM, please visit http://www.kcl.ac.uk/law/study/scholarships.aspx

A new Monash Law Faculty Scholarship for overseas postgraduate pathway study will be announced soon – please check the Student Gazette over the next couple of weeks.

3. 2015 Monash University Alumni Outreach Campaign – seeking Law student involvement

The Dean, Professor Bryan Horrigan, is keen to encourage Law students to get involved in the University’s Alumni Outreach Campaign this year.

Please see the relevant Career Gateway link below:

Note: you will need to log in with your student ID to see the advertisement and apply:

https://careergateway.monash.edu.au/Employers/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fEmployers%2fProtected%2fViewJob.aspx%3fid%3d996319

4. Hump Day 2015

Make sure you head down to check out Hump Day, on Wednesdays running weeks 1 – 12.

12pm – 2pm on the Lemon Scented Lawn, Behind the Campus Centre, Clayton Campus

  • MSA Activities host a BBQ
  • listen to the sounds of talented Monash musicians
  • bands, DJs, solo artists.

See you there? Over the Hump of the week!

End Gazette 9/3/15

Careers

1. Aurora Internship Program – Winter 2015

The Aurora Internship Program introduces law students and graduates (including mature aged) to career opportunities in native title, policy development, research and social justice, all with an Indigenous focus.

Applications for the winter 2015 round of internships will be accepted online via our website between 9am AEST Monday 2nd March through to 5pm AEST Friday 27th March 2015.

For more information

Careers (Postgraduate)

2. Foreign Law Clerks, Constitutional Court of South Africa

The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks. Candidates may be appointed to start as soon as 1 April 2015.

Applications for the first round of 2015 hiring will be accepted from 1 February to 31 March 2015. Applicants should propose start dates that would begin prior to December 2016.

For more information

Events

1. Victorian Association of Dispute Resolution, CPD Event, Geoff Browne: Overview of the ADR jurisdiction of the Small Business Commissioner

Date: Tuesday 10 March, 2015
Time: 5.45pm for 6.15pm start
Location: Coopers Inn (2nd floor), cnr Exhibition and Little Lonsdale Streets
Cost: Free to current VADR members, $20 for non-members. Finger food is provided. Drinks are available at the bar.

You are invited to a VADR CPD presentation where the Small Business Commissioner, Geoff Browne, will speak about the ADR jurisdiction of his Office.

Topics covered will include activity levels and outcomes, the impact of recent changes to legislation, and the policy commitments of the new Victorian Government.  Geoff will also discuss the approach used for mediator appointment and comment on mediation styles as well as the Mediation Agreement used for all mediations conducted through his Office, and issues that have emerged. Some case studies of mediation outcomes and issues arising will also be presented.

RSVP: By Thursday 5 March by emailing admin@vadr.asn or president@vadr.asn.au

For more information download the event flyer

General Notices

1. 2015 Law Malaysia Program – Applications now open!

Monash University Malaysia, located near Kuala Lumpur

  • 29 June – 21 August
  • Full semester of law studies
  • Generous travel grants and bursaries available
  • Small classes, with students from partner universities, including Germany, Malaysia, Canada and Paris
  • Taught by academic staff from Monash and overseas universities

Further information

Visit: http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/study-opportunities/overseas-study/malaysia/index.html

Application process including application form: http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/study-opportunities/overseas-study/malaysia/application-process-malaysia-prog.html

2. The 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium, August 1-7, 2015, Hong Kong

Humanitarian Affairs UK is looking for seven promising student leaders from Monash University with a drive to learn and an open mind to attend the 6th University Scholars Leadership (USL) Symposium.

The USL Symposium focuses on personal development, self-confidence and leadership skills. The weeklong conference includes international world class speakers, an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a platform for delegates to network with other inspirational youth from over 45 countries.

For more information

3. Overseas Human Rights Internship Opportunities for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

2015 Palestine Works Law Fellowship ( May – August 2015)

Palestine Works is a new US-based non-profit founded by diaspora Palestinians to promote Palestinian human development.

The Law Fellowship empowers law students and recent law graduates to protect human rights and promote development among Palestinians in occupied Palestine and Israel. The 23 Law Fellows in our 2014 class volunteered over 9,000 hours of legal support to our partner organizations and the Palestinian communities they serve.

For further information including application process visit the Palestine Works Law Fellowship webpage.

Contact Raffaele Piccolo, Program Director, Australia
raffaele@palestineworks.org

Note: As an institution of higher learning, Monash Faculty of Law cannot take responsibility for placement that is advertised in our Student Gazette.  We only provide the information as a convenience to students.

Postgraduate Notices

1. Applications now open for JD Professional Practice Unit LAW 5050

Due to popular demand we will be offering two clinics commencing on 7 May 2015 at the Monash-Oakleigh Legal Service for JD students.

Interested JD students can apply now for the Professional Practice Unit LAW5050 (JD elective).

This unit provides students with the opportunity to obtain hands-on practical experience through the Monash Oakleigh Legal Service located at 60 Beddoe Avenue, Clayton (right next to the Clayton campus).

Developed more than 30 years ago, the Monash Law clinical legal education program for students was the first of its kind in Australia.

Under expert supervision, students are provided with the opportunity to work in a busy community legal service under professional supervision. Students work with real clients and cases, learning vital skills relating to the practice of law while providing an important service to the community.

For more information about the application process and dates visit the Clinical Legal Education website.

2. New postgraduate units in 2015

For more information

http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/course-unit-information/timetables/postgraduate/index.html

End Student Gazette 2/03/15

Careers

Aurora Internship Program – Winter 2015
The Aurora Internship Program introduces law students and graduates (including mature aged) to career opportunities in native title, policy development, research and social justice, all with an Indigenous focus.
Applications for the winter 2015 round of internships will be accepted online via our website between 9am AEST Monday 2nd March through to 5pm AEST Friday 27th March 2015.
For more information
Download the flyer
Visit: http://www.auroraproject.com.au/aurorainternshipprogram
(Postgraduate)
Foreign Law Clerks, Constitutional Court of South Africa
The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks. Candidates may be appointed to start as soon as 1 April 2015.
Applications for the first round of 2015 hiring will be accepted from 1 February to 31 March 2015. Applicants should propose start dates that would begin prior to December 2016.
For more information
Download the flyer
Visit: www.constitutionalcourt.org.za
Contact Mr Sello via email sello@concourt.org.za or telephone (+27 11 359 7427).

1. Aurora Internship Program – Winter 2015

The Aurora Internship Program introduces law students and graduates (including mature aged) to career opportunities in native title, policy development, research and social justice, all with an Indigenous focus.

Applications for the winter 2015 round of internships will be accepted online via our website between 9am AEST Monday 2nd March through to 5pm AEST Friday 27th March 2015.

For more information

Careers (Postgraduate)

2. Foreign Law Clerks, Constitutional Court of South Africa

The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks. Candidates may be appointed to start as soon as 1 April 2015.

Applications for the first round of 2015 hiring will be accepted from 1 February to 31 March 2015. Applicants should propose start dates that would begin prior to December 2016.

For more information

Events

1. Victorian Association of Dispute Resolution, CPD Event, Geoff Browne: Overview of the ADR jurisdiction of the Small Business Commissioner

Date: Tuesday 10 March, 2015
Time: 5.45pm for 6.15pm start
Location: Coopers Inn (2nd floor), cnr Exhibition and Little Lonsdale Streets
Cost: Free to current VADR members, $20 for non-members. Finger food is provided. Drinks are available at the bar.

You are invited to a VADR CPD presentation where the Small Business Commissioner, Geoff Browne, will speak about the ADR jurisdiction of his Office.

Topics covered will include activity levels and outcomes, the impact of recent changes to legislation, and the policy commitments of the new Victorian Government.  Geoff will also discuss the approach used for mediator appointment and comment on mediation styles as well as the Mediation Agreement used for all mediations conducted through his Office, and issues that have emerged. Some case studies of mediation outcomes and issues arising will also be presented.

RSVP: By Thursday 5 March by emailing admin@vadr.asn or president@vadr.asn.au

For more information download the event flyer

General Notices

1. The 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium, August 1-7, 2015, Hong Kong

Humanitarian Affairs UK is looking for seven promising student leaders from Monash University with a drive to learn and an open mind to attend the 6th University Scholars Leadership (USL) Symposium.

The USL Symposium focuses on personal development, self-confidence and leadership skills. The weeklong conference includes international world class speakers, an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a platform for delegates to network with other inspirational youth from over 45 countries.

For more information

2. Overseas Human Rights Internship Opportunities for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

2015 Palestine Works Law Fellowship ( May – August 2015)

Palestine Works is a new US-based non-profit founded by diaspora Palestinians to promote Palestinian human development.

The Law Fellowship empowers law students and recent law graduates to protect human rights and promote development among Palestinians in occupied Palestine and Israel. The 23 Law Fellows in our 2014 class volunteered over 9,000 hours of legal support to our partner organizations and the Palestinian communities they serve.

For further information including application process visit the Palestine Works Law Fellowship webpage.

Contact Raffaele Piccolo, Program Director, Australia
raffaele@palestineworks.org

Note: As an institution of higher learning, Monash Faculty of Law cannot take responsibility for placement that is advertised in our Student Gazette.  We only provide the information as a convenience to students.

Postgraduate Notices

1. Applications now open for JD Professional Practice Unit LAW 5050

Due to popular demand we will be offering two clinics commencing on 7 May 2015 at the Monash-Oakleigh Legal Service for JD students.

Interested JD students can apply now for the Professional Practice Unit LAW5050 (JD elective).

This unit provides students with the opportunity to obtain hands-on practical experience through the Monash Oakleigh Legal Service located at 60 Beddoe Avenue, Clayton (right next to the Clayton campus).

Developed more than 30 years ago, the Monash Law clinical legal education program for students was the first of its kind in Australia.

Under expert supervision, students are provided with the opportunity to work in a busy community legal service under professional supervision. Students work with real clients and cases, learning vital skills relating to the practice of law while providing an important service to the community.

For more information about the application process and dates visit the Clinical Legal Education website.

2. JD Trimester 1 discontinuation dates

The JD Trimester 1 discontinuation dates for withdrawn early are as follows:

  • LAW5000 Australian legal reasoning and methods – 9 February 2015
  • LAW5001 Principles of criminal law and procedure – 12 February 2015

All other JD Core units – 2 February 2015

For more details visit http://law.monash.edu.au/current-students/postgraduate/pg-disc-dates.html

Academic and financial penalties will apply for units discontinued after these dates.

3. New postgraduate units in 2015

For more information

http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/course-unit-information/timetables/postgraduate/index.html

End Student Gazette 23/02/15