In preparation for applications for Summer Clerkships, SULS provides students with firm-specific clerkship presentations.
Refreshments are provided, and students are be able to ask questions during or after each presentation.
All presentations take place in the New Law School, either in the Law Foyer, Law Lounge or a Lecture Theatre.
Practice Group Presentations
SULS, in partnership with firms, hosts a series of practice group presentations on campus throughout the year. These presentations aim to provide students with a better understanding of the work done in some of the practice areas of mid-tier and top-tier law firms.
Refreshments are provided during the presentations.
SULS hosts workshops delivered by major law firms on skills such as interviewing, networking and writing a CV and cover letters.
Tipstaves and Associates Panel
Each year SULS hosts a Tipstaves and Associates Panel early in Semester 1. This event includes a number of current and former Tipstaves and Associates from the High Court, Federal Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. The panellists share their experiences about the application process, what to expect, and what life is like in these roles.
Students who are interested in pursuing this option after they graduate are encouraged to attend and ask questions at this informal, interactive event.
Refreshments are provided at the Tipstaves and Associates Panel.
International Careers Seminars
Immigration Seminar: Pathways to a Future in Australia
In Semester 2, SULS traditionally hosts a presentation on immigration. Specifically, the seminar aims to inform international students about the recent changes to the Migration Act with respect to Skilled Workers, which affect those planning to work in Australia after graduation.
Students in all year groups are encouraged to attend, in order to learn about different pathways and opportunities to practising and living in Australia. It is important for international students to starting thinking about these issues early in their degrees. The presentation will be practical and applicable to students, with a chance to ask questions to our speakers.
International Students’ Careers Forum
SULS runs a Careers Forum aimed at educating and informing international students about career opportunities available to them. SULS encourages all international students to apply for Clerkships and other opportunities during their time at Sydney Law School, and this Forum will provide students with tips and insights into doing just that.
The three speakers – all former Sydney Law graduates and international students – discuss their experiences applying for Clerkships and other positions including Research Assistants and Paralegals; interviewing tips; working as a clerk; applying for Graduate positions, and more!
Other Careers Forums
SULS hosts other careers presentations throughout the year, including information sessions on practical legal training requirements.
Please revisit this page and keep an eye out in the SULS Weekly for more information.