Law & Justice Career Pathway Seminars

Published: 17 Sep 2021

In September & October, The L & J Careers Service are running a number of career presentations to highlight pathways for law and criminal justice students. Check out the events below.

Careers with the ODPP & AFP - Tuesday 28 Sept 5:30 - 6:30pm

Join The Office of Public Prosecutions and the Australian Federal Police and hear about career opportunities for both law and criminal justice students.

The panel presenters will discuss recruitment pathways, and careers in:

  • Legal practice

  • Investigations

  • Policy

  • Witness support

  • Community education



Legal Careers as In-house counsel and criminal defence - Thursday 30 September 5:30 - 6:30pm

What does a day in the life an in-house lawyer involve? And what are the typical matters for a defence lawyer?

3 panel members will discuss their careers, how they got started, what the rewards and challenges are and more. This is your chance to understand these career pathways by questioning the presenters on the practicalities of their work and consider if these careers interest you.



Legal Aid NSW PLT Fellowships in Human Rights - Tuesday 5 October 1:00 - 2:00pm

Legal Aid NSW is offering two paid fellowship positions to UNSW law students interested in human rights law.

The fellowships are available for 26 weeks and are designed to enable a UNSW graduate law student to undertake the clinical component of the Practical Legal Training Course while working in the Human Rights Team, Civil Law Division of Legal Aid NSW.

This information session will cover the application process and the types of work involved. You will also hear from the manager of the program and a recent UNSW graduate who completed the fellowship. Q & A after the presentation.



Legal Aid NSW Careers - Thursday 7 October 5:30 - 6:30pm

Interested in a career with Legal Aid NSW - this seminar is for YOU!

HR will discuss the avenues to apply and work at Legal Aid NSW. Also, hear from practitioners across:

  • Homeless Outreach Service

  • Early Intervention Unit

  • Indictable Crime

  • Domestic and Family Violence

  • Community Legal Education

This presentation is targeted both to law and criminal justice students.


Back to top