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Canadian Young Lawyers International Program

.. Law

Open to Canadian nationals

icon  Canadian Bar Association

.. 16 May 2016

     Work permit : Not-Required

.. living stipends+accommodation allowances+travel costs

7-12 months

 

More about this internship

The CBA has received funding from Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) to send young Canadian lawyers to work with legal human rights and legal development organizations overseas, including human rights advocacy organizations, legal aid organizations and legal profession institutions in developing countries.

The internship provides living stipends and accommodation allowances will be provided by the program, as well as travel costs to the overseas placement.

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants must be qualified lawyers at or below the age of 30.
  • Preference is given to those who have done their articling or have equivalent practical legal experience. Please note that interns cannot do their articles on this program. 
  • They must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Please note that you may not apply if you have previously participated in DFATD’s IYIP initiative.

Internship Duration: The internships are approximately 8 months each, from November 2015 to July 2016 in the first year and from August 2016 to March 2017 in the second year. The first month will be spent in Canada preparing, and there is a two-week holiday approximately half-way through the placement.

Source : Canadian Bar Association
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