Bridges Across Borders SE Asia International Externship

January 4, 2012

Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEA CLE) is currently accepting applications for its 2012 Legal Studies International Externship Clinic.  The BABSEA CLE Legal Studies Externship Clinic offers an opportunity to make a real contribution to helping people achieve access to justice in Southeast Asia while being involved in a remarkable experience of living and working in the region.

The BABSEA CLE 2012 Legal Studies International Externship Clinic’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 CLE International Community Legal Education team as well as local lawyers, legal educators and BABSEA CLE ‘s community organization and institution partners in the Southeast Asia region.

The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2012.  To be considered for the program, applicants should submit the following:  Complete and submit the application form, current resume, statement of purpose, writing sample, 2 personal references, the liability and waiver 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.

For more information on the BABSEA CLE Legal Studies International Externship Program please visit http://www.babseacle.org/legal-externship-clinic/ or contact BABSEA CLE Legal Externship Coordinator, Ms. Pimtida Makar pim@babseacle.org,  BABSEA CLE

Co-Director, Ms Wendy Morrish wmorrish@babseacle.org, BABSEA CLE Co-Director/Supervising Lawyer, Bruce Lasky www.blasky@babseacle.org

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