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Pursuing a career in international law? Get a head start with an internship placement through Connect-123. Our network of thousands of local organizations in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dublin, Shanghai, and Sydney allow us to offer you placements in a wide variety of law fields.
Apply your expertise by working directly with lawyers, barristers, think tanks, government departments, or political parties, among others. Opportunities include working as a legal assistant, conducting research on policies surrounding socio-economic issues, providing paralegal advice, observing court proceedings, researching government legislation, and promoting policy reform.
Contact us today to discuss which opportunities best fit your background, skills, and interests. If you’re flexible regarding destination, we can also discuss the differences and help you choose which city is best for you.
What our Interns say
My experience with Connect-123 was one of the best things that ever happened to me! I was nervous to be in a place where I know absolutely no one. However, Connect-123 facilitated things for me and guided me through every step of my journey. I spent two months working in an immigration law firm in Barcelona. It was an experience of a lifetime. I am forever grateful and thankful for this experience!
Kolleen Jabbour, Concordia College
Whether it was the people, the place, or the food, my time in Shanghai was nothing short of enchanting and exciting. The best experience was my law internship with some of Shanghai’s top-notch international lawyers! My time and experience with these lawyers has by far been my most valued personal and professional exposure. My internship opportunity would not have been possibly without the help of Connect-123! By the end of my time in Shanghai, I not only had a great career experience but I made friends that I have stayed in contact with for months after I returned home.
Tiana Winstead, Rhodes College
just 3 easy steps to get started:
Complete the form above to tell us which field you're interested in and if there’s a specific destination that interests you most. We'll set up a time to speak with you to learn more about your background and goals so that we can create a plan that's customized for YOU.
Complete our application and pay the program fee deposit. Then, our on-the-ground team will contact local organizations on your behalf to find the best-fit opportunities for you. You never have to commit to anything until we find something you love, and your deposit is 100% refundable if you don't receive an offer in your first or second choice field.
We’ll send you all the pre-trip information you'll need, meet you at the airport and provide a comprehensive on-site orientation. From weekly events, to career guidance and 24/7 emergency support, we'll be there throughout your trip to ensure you're getting the most out of your experience -- while having the time of your life!
Are these internships paid?
Due to immigration and tax rules, these international internships are unpaid. Instead, we focus our efforts on getting you the most meaningful and challenging work that will fuel your career. Our alumni often report life-changing experiences that help them explore career choices, build their resumes and have extraordinary talking points during job interviews. When customizing a program for you, we’ll ensure that it’s aligned with your goals and interests and that you’ll receive tangible value.
How can I see what specific internships are available?
We have an ever-changing database of available internships, and are even able to tap our network to find new opportunities based on your specific interests and background. After we receive your application, we’ll reach out to local organizations to find the best-fit opportunities for you. You never have to commit until we find something you love, and your deposit is 100% refundable if you don’t receive an offer in your first or second choice field.
When are the internships available and what are the start dates?
Internships in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town and Dublin are available year-round, and start dates are customizable to your schedule. Shanghai and Sydney are available for two months only, from June 1 to July 31.
How can I confirm Connect-123’s reputation?
We have been placing students into international internships since 2006, and have placed over 3,000 students. Please check out the law intern reviews on our website. University partners include Michigan State University, Ohio University, SUNY, University of Colorado, Drexel University, Rhodes College, Carleton College, Earlham College, Bentley University, Washington & Lee, and King’s College London.
What is the program fee?
For Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Shanghai, and Sydney, our 2019 program fee is $2,750, excluding housing. We ask for a $350 deposit at the time that you apply, and the balance of $2,400 when you confirm your participation. For Barcelona and Dublin, the program fee is €2,750 and the deposit is €350. The program fee is the same for any duration and in addition to the internship placement includes arranging secure accommodation based on your budget and preferences; meeting you at the airport; a complete country information pack to help you prepare for your trip; a comprehensive orientation on arrival; access to Connect-123’s regular social and cultural events; discounts on tourist activities; substantial local support, from providing logistical assistance to career and personal mentoring to hands-on help in case of an emergency. Provided that you do not receive an offer in your first or second choice field, your deposit is fully refundable.
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