Public Interest Law Careers Guide - Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc
Field of Law
Stage of Career
Description of Organisation
Number of legal positions within organisation:
Information for secondary schools
Do you have work experience placements for secondary school students?
Contact person for work experience placements:
Do you host school trips or send speakers to schools?
Yes – through Community Development
Contact person for school trip and/or speakers:
Information for university students/graduates
What sort of volunteer/internship opportunities are available?
Volunteer Night Service
Contact person for volunteers:
Information for practising lawyers
What are you looking for in a permanent employee?
Relevant experience, appropriate qualifications
What prior work is viewed favourably?
Family Law and Civil Litigation
On average, how many positions become available per year?
Max - 1
How many applications do you receive for these?
15 to 20
Where do you advertise your positions?
Ethical jobs, Seek, SMLS Website, Federation Sector News
Do you use a recruitment agency?
Advice for applicants:
Genuine interest in social justice even if limited experience