ALRC legal intern program

The ALRC looks forward to welcoming three new interns on 18 March.  They will work with us one day a week through the semester:

  • Julie McKenzie has a PhD in Gender and Cultural Studies specialising in feminist, political and democratic theory from the University of Sydney and is currently a Juris Doctor student at the Uni of NSW, in her penultimate year of study.
  • David Rowe is currently in his last year of a combined Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws degree at ANU. He has completed an internships at DFAT and at the Environmental Defenders Office and a clerkship in the Intellectual Property Litigation team of Allens Arthur Robinson. David has also worked as a ministerial staffer to the Hon Bob McMullan. 
  • Jacqueline Serkowski has a BA in Social Science and has just completed her BA of Laws at the Uni of Western Sydney. She is currently completing her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. She has undertaken practical legal training at Marrickville Legal Centre and has done a clerkship at LawAccess NSW.

We would also like to thank the five interns, who held full time summer positions in January and February 2011:

  • Katie Batty—Katie is in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts at Murdoch University in WA.
  • Lucinda O’Dwyer—Lucinda is from Monash University, and is in her penultimate year of her law degree.
  • Catherine Farrell—Catherine is currently completing her Juris Doctor at the University of Melbourne.
  • Andrew Trotter— Andrew is in his final year of a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts Degree at QUT.
  • Lauren Loz—Lauren is completing her Juris Doctor at the University of NSW.

At the end of their internships, Lucinda O’Dwyer and Catherine Farrell discussed with ALRC President, Rosalind Croucher, their experience as interns and what they feel they gained from it. Listen to the audio >>

Applications for Semester 2 close on Friday 8 July 2011

Find out more about the legal intern program