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1 Ashurst Work Experience Program Information Seminar

2 UQLS Careers Team Chrysa Samios, VP (Sponsorship & Careers) Dayle Cranswick, Careers Officers Bridget Davis, Careers Officers Please send queries to

3 About Ashurst Ashurst is a leading international law firm advising corporate and financial institutions Offices in Australia, Asia, North America, Europe and Africa. Clients include 75% of the top 100 ASX companies

4 Purpose of AWEP To increase the exposure of UQ Law students to an international law firm To provide UQ Law students with an unparalleled legal work experience opportunity

5 About AWEP 40 hours unpaid work experience Undertaken casually over September and October Eligibility: – Students that are not in their first year, penultimate year or final year are eligible to apply for this program

6 About AWEP You will attend an induction session at Ashurst prior to the beginning of your work experience The exact format of the 40 hours are determined by yourself and Ashurst

7 How to apply Applications opened 25 May and need to be emailed to Applications need to include: – Resume; – Cover letter; – Academic Transcript; and – Application form (available on the UQLS website) APPLICATIONS ARE DUE FRIDAY 6 JULY

8 Selection and Placement Process The UQLS Careers Team manage this process under the supervision and on the advice of Ashurst Keep in mind that this program was designed for – students in the earlier years of their degree who dont yet have any work experience under their belt; and – UQ students who have an interest in commercial law, and want to experience the atmosphere of a large law firm prior to clerkships Ashurst may request to interview you prior to your placement being confirmed

9 Important Dates Friday 25 May: applications opened – See the UQLS website Friday 6 July: applications close Late July/early August: interviews

10 Thank you for attending. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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