UNSW Law Postgraduate Internship Application Form | Law

UNSW Law Postgraduate Internship Application Form

Term 1 2019 Round 1 applications have closedTerm 1 2019 Round 2 applications open at 10am on Tuesday 16 October 2018 and close at 9am on Monday 29 October 2018.

Please use this form to apply for the following Postgraduate Internships:

- LAWS8173 UNSW Law Postgraduate Internship (6uoc)

- LAWS8052 Postgraduate Human Rights Internship (6uoc)

  • Please make sure you have checked the prerequisites and participating Host Organisations for each semester before completing this form.

  • Please note that your student email address will be used to correspond with you. It is your responsibility to check your student UNSW email account on a regular basis.

A great deal of time and resources is expended by the University and the Host Organisation to organise internship placements. For this reason you cannot unenrol from the subject without the permission of the Course Convenor, Pearl Beaumont. Please keep this in mind before applying for the course.


DO NOT include the "z" before your student number.
Correspondence is sent to your UNSW email account (@unsw.edu.au). It is your responsibility to check your UNSW email account on a regular basis.
Only applicable to students applying for LAWS8052 Postgraduate Human Rights Internship. Successful completion of LAWS8181 International Human Rights is a prerequisite for entry to LAWS8052.
Please select the semester you are applying to.
Note: Postgraduate students will only be permitted to undertake one internship course (LAWS8173 OR LAWS8052, not both) as part of their degree, even if it is with a different host organisation.

Application Documents

Write a 500 word (maximum) statement of interest for each organisation you wish to apply for. Please include why you are particularly interested in your elected organisation and how your skills, experience and study make you a suitable candidate for this internship. Please ensure you include your response to their selection criteria set out in the Host Organisation Information List.  Be aware that this statement is read by the host organisation of your choice; this is an important part of the selection process.



Every application must include a resume and transcript.

Please upload in ONE pdf. document with: (1) your statement of interest or the relevent (for self-oganised internship); (2) your resume (no more than 2 pages); (3) your transcript (this can be downloaded from MyUNSW).

Please have each section starting on a different page. Name the document 'your zID_surname_hostorganisation'. For example if John Smith was applying to the Cancer Council, his document would be saved as 'z0000000_smith_cancercouncil'. Please make sure all documents are attached. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please upload PDF documents only

Supplementary Documents for 2nd Preference:

Write a 500 word (maximum) statement for your second preference organisation you wish to apply for. Please follow the same instructions for your first preference documents.

Please upload PDF documents only

If your application (in your first and second preferences above) is unsuccessful at your chosen organisation, would you like to be considered for Second Round Placement at another organisation assigned by UNSW Law in your nominated semester?

By completing and submitting this form, I consent to the personal information contained in this form being used by UNSW Law for the purpose of assessing and administering my application to the law experiential learning program and for directly related purposes such as audit, management and operational activities of the experiential learning program. I confirm that by providing my consent I am authorising the disclosure of my personal information to the external host organisations selected on the form for the sole purpose of assessing my application. I understand that the provision of this information is voluntary but that my eligibility for placement into an internship/clinic cannot be assessed if I do not provide this information. I understand that my personal information will be held by UNSW Law and that I can submit a request for access to or amendment of any of my personal information held by UNSW Law. At the conclusion of the process, the personal information submitted will be removed from the system in accordance with UNSW Policy. For more information on how UNSW manages your personal information, please visit the UNSW Privacy website: https://www.legal.unsw.edu.au/compliance/privacyhome.html

Thank you for your application and good luck.

Application outcome will be notify to you via your student Zmail account in due course - we thank you for your patience.