The Scottish Child Law Centre runs successful foreign and domestic internship programmes. Interns are usually law students from home and abroad who are looking for a deeper and more practical understanding of Scots law as it relates to children. Click here to read personal stories from our previous and current interns.
- Internships usually last for a period of around a month but can be longer.
- Generally speaking they follow normal office hours.
- All internships are unpaid voluntary positions for which no remuneration or expenses can be paid..
- All interns must be fully self-funding.
- Applications are accepted all year but there are closing dates fixed for each term of the year.
- Internships will be allocated on a first come first served basis, but a reserve list will be kept to cover any unforeseen vacancies.
- They are very popular and frequently oversubscribed, particularly in the summer vacation months.
- Internships will consist mainly of general administration duties, research project support and organisation of and participation in fundraising events.
- Generally speaking, there will be no direct contact with clients or representation work.
NON EUROPEAN UNION STUDENTS/RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTACT THE DIRECTOR OF THE SCOTTISH CHILD LAW CENTRE DIRECTLY TO DISCUSS RELEVANT VISA AND BORDER CONTROL ISSUES BY TELEPHONE ON 0131 667 6333 PRIOR TO APPLYING.
To stand the best chance of being successful, you should follow the application procedure for Domestic (Scottish University Law Students) Interns or Foreign (Non Scottish University Law Students) Interns and submit your application pack as soon as possible before the closing date for the term you are interested in.