This year, 2017, BABSEACLE celebrates its thirteenth year of hosting externs. Externs have comprised a crucial part of the BABSEACLE team, coming from all around the world to make the organization truly global. Last year, BABSEACLE hosted interns from the United States, Myanmar, Thailand, Australia and Italy.
Our Externship Clinic offers interns a ‘hands on’ opportunity to make a real contribution helping people achieve access to justice while being involved in a remarkable experience of living and working in the Asia region.
Applications for the 2017 June to August Externship are now open. The clinic will run between June to August, 2017, start dates and finishing dates are flexible, but externs must commit to a minimum of 8 weeks. The total cost for the Clinic $1,600 USD (8 weeks) $1,800 USD (10 weeks or more). Costs do not include visa, accommodation, flights, insurance, local/regional travel, food. Partial costs waivers, based upon financial need and a showing of a history of strong access to justice commitment, will be considered.
The program is open to legal studies students, graduates and professionals. Preference will be given to applicants who display a strong academic record, interest in access to justice and community service, awareness of different cultures, ability to work effectively in teams, to be flexible, open minded, a willingness to commit to a minimum of 8 weeks and to be connected and support the work of BABSEACLE during and after completion of the clinic. The application deadline is March 31st, 2017.
Our application process is competitive with a strong focus on placing interns who are committed, hardworking and uphold our organization’s values. If you feel you are able and willing to contribute to our organization then please read the following pages: