Careers

The Careers Portfolio is responsible for the co-ordination of all career-focused events including our Clerkship and Careers Seminars, as well as the Society’s career-related publications including the Careers Guide and Clerkship Guide.

For queries about the Careers Portfolio, contact Cassy Reilly at vpca@utslss.com.

UTS LSS Clayton UTZ Women in Law Panel

Women have a history of being underrepresented at all levels of the legal industry. Although we’ve seen improvements in recent years, we’ve also seen significant shortfalls. It is clear that there is a long way for us to go as a society and industry.

We invite you to hear from female leaders in various fields of law, as they share their experiences as women in the legal profession.

UTS LSS Legal Tech Panel

Has COVID-19 changed the future of law at a greater pace than we had imagined? So what does it mean for us in entering a new era of law in a tech centred world? Join us for UTS LSS Legal Tech Panel to hear from our fantastic line-up of panellists ranging from NewLaw firm founders, legal technologists, academics, to tech think tank members.

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Clerkship Seminar Series

The Clerkship Seminar Series is a series of presentations from a wide range of firms. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the most prestigious firms in the industry to find out what each one can offer you and to gain some insider-info on how to nailing those applications!


Clerkship Networking

This is the biggest evening in the Careers calendar. It is an evening hosted at Aerial UTS Function Centre, where all the firms that presented at our Seminar Series will return for a networking event with our students. 15+ firms and their representatives generally attend

Clerkship Guide

This is a guide on all things Clerkships. What it is, which firms offer them, and how to apply for one. It will be launched as a companion piece at our Clerkship Networking Evening.

Careers Beyond Corporate Law

An annual event that brings together professionals who work outside the corporate space to provide insights to law students about the wealth of opportunities available to them. Here, students are able to build their professional network and receive honest advice about a variety of career paths stemming from a law degree.

Summer Clerkship Program

Summer clerkships are paid employment experiences in major commercial law firms. They are held over the summer break for Australian law students in their penultimate year of study. A summer clerkship is the primary method for participating law firms to identify and secure talented students for graduate positions.

For more info visit the Law Society of New South Wales website here.