2010 International Legal Studies Internship Program

Received by e-mail: From: Bruce Lasky, Date: 06/01/2010.

Linked on our blogs with Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia BABSEA, and with South East Asia Clinic Talk.

Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia 2010 International Legal Studies Internship Program
Date: 17th May-9th August 2010 (Dates can be flexible according to need and circumstance). The deadline for applications is February 14th, 2010. Late applications may still be considered depending on circumstance and available space in program.

Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia (BABSEA) is currently accepting applications for its 2010 Legal Studies Internship Program. The BABSEA Legal Studies Internship Program offers an opportunity to make a real contribution to fighting the hardships and legal inequity in Southeast Asia while being involved in a remarkable experience of living and working in the region.

The BABSEA 2010 Legal Studies Internship Program’s proposed activities emphasize four main areas: community legal education research and curriculum development, community service, education & culture, and self reflection. 

During the 12 week experience, activities include a variety of community based legal education teachings, service projects with local & rural communities and many educational events & cultural experiences. The interns will be given the opportunity to work and interact with the BABSEA International Community Legal Education team as well as local lawyers, legal educators and community organizations from BABSEA’s in the Southeast Asia region.

To be considered for the program, applicants should submit the following:

Application Form, current resume, curriculum vitae/statement of purpose, 2 personal references, the Liability and Waive Form, and a photocopy of the applicant’s valid passport. Preference will be given to applicants who display a strong academic record, interest in human rights and community service, awareness of different cultures, and a willingness to commit to the full 12 week program.

A limited amount of program cost waivers will be granted to applicants who demonstrate great financial need and a history of being involved in human rights/community service projects.

For more information on the BABSEA International Legal Studies Internship Program please visit this web-page, or contact Ms. Pimtida (Pim) Makar by e-mail. Bruce A. Lasky, J.D; LL.M., Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia, Co-Founder/Director, Community Legal Education Initiatives, 8 Soi 6 Tanon Suandok, T.Suthep A.Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200, Tel./Fax: (66-53) 808 057, E-mail address.

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