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1 Week to 3 Months
Availability : Year Round
Worldwide
Kingston
Min Age : 16
Max People : 30

Join Our Legal Internships Abroad In Jamaica For On The Job Training In A Professional Environment

Legal internships abroad in Jamaica come in various formats. We offer full projects that include accommodation, transportations, and meals, placement-only projects where we only arrange your medical internship placement, and online volunteer opportunities where you can get on-the-job experience virtually.

Overview

Attention undergrads and graduates studying law and legal counseling – we have amazing international legal internships abroad available for you right here in Jamaica! Imagine packing your bags this summer or winter to intern in one of the top law firms in Jamaica. You will not only be receiving hands-on experience that will give you loads of legal practice and boost your CV significantly, but you will also gain full immersion into the Jamaican culture in the process as well!

Here at Jamaica International Projects, we will carefully review your CV and your internship application to place you within a law office, courthouse or with the Department of Justice based on your preferences, qualifications, and experience.

Our legal internship abroad programs are ideal for you if you are seeking guaranteed internship placement in a productive legal environment where you will get exposure to corporate law, criminal cases, private practices, and non-profits.

So, if you are seeking to gain a strong sense of accomplishment at the end of your internship while working in a professional environment, then you should join our law internship abroad projects today.

Requirements

  • You must be enrolled or a recent graduate of a high school, college, university or any other recognized educational institution, or be currently employed in a law-related field.
  • Applicants are required to submit a copy of their CV upon application.
  • A police record/criminal background check may be required upon acceptance into the program.
  • Must be at least 18 years old upon desired start date.

Your Rewards

  • 10% off all tours & adventures
  • Legal Internship certificate
  • Up to 40 work hours each week
  • Jamaican culture course (online)
  • Patois (local dialect) language course (online)
  • Hands-on experience in the legal/human rights field

Details

Academic Credit/Work Hours

We understand that many interns join our international law internships abroad to gain course hours to contribute towards their course. If you would like for your internship placement to provide you with work hours to put towards your academic course, indicate this on your application so that we can find a placement that can accommodate this.

What You Can Accomplish On Law Internships Abroad In Jamaica

  • Work in the areas of law research, clerical support, client meetings, and general case management
  • A placement in a real law firm will grant you first-hand experience on how the legal system operates in Jamaica
  • Join a local team of lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals and receive their expert advice and tips
  • Utilize all the skills and lessons you learned in the classroom by applying them to everyday situations and cases
  • Get pointers and tips on how to start your own law firm
  • Gain course credit *supported courses only
  • Build relationships with Jamaicans working in the legal field and broaden your network
  • Learn about workplace ethics and laws in Jamaica
  • Embark on adventures and cultural immersions on weekends and during free time to explore Jamaica’s best attractions

These are just some examples. Feel free to discuss any other activities you would like to engage in during your project.

Your First Day

On the first day of your legal internship abroad project, a Project Advisor will accompany you to your internship site where you will be introduced to the local staff and given a tour of the property. You will also be introduced to your supervisor, who will guide and mentor you throughout your internship. Your Program Advisor will also ensure that you are settled in and that you know where to purchase lunch.

Afternoon And Weekends

On some weekdays after you complete work, and on the weekends, you can purchase tours and adventure packages to have some fun and get to experience the beauty of Jamaica. Book your tours on our cultural immersion and adventure packages here.

Project Completion

After you have completed your law internship abroad project, we will award you with a Law Internship Certificate. We will also sign any course-related documents.

Recommended To Take With You

  • Appropriate office wear (eg business casual)
  • Money to purchase lunch ($3 – $5 USD per day)
  • Insect repellent to prevent mosquito and bug bites
  • Any supplies or equipment to help you perform your duties
  • A camera to take pictures
  • Sunscreen if you intend to play in the sun or sunbathe
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Comfortable shoes
  • A laptop, tablet or smartphone to take notes
  • Cash for any shopping or excursions
  • Water shoes if you plan on swimming

Daily Cultural Training

After you pay the processing fee for your law internships abroad in Jamaica, you will be able to create your account on our website and enroll in our digital culture classes, even before you arrive. This course includes several videos, worksheets, and learning materials where you learn all about Jamaica’s culture, and cover topics such as our food, government, history, traditions, norms, religion, and more.

Jamaican Language Classes

As a part of your international legal internships package, you will also get access to our online course to learn how to speak, write and understand Patois (pronounced Pat-Wah), which is our local dialect.

Fundraising Assistance

We are always excited to help interns in their fundraising efforts for their legal international internships. This is the reason we have created a fundraising guide to help students in their fundraising efforts by providing great tips and ideas on how to raise money to help offset your program cost and travel expenses.

We are happy to provide you with any documentation that you may need to apply for study abroad funding or grants available at your school.

What You Can Accomplish On Law Internships Abroad In Jamaica

  • Work in the areas of law research, clerical support, client meetings, and general case management
  • A placement in a real law firm will grant you first-hand experience on how the legal system operates in Jamaica
  • Join a local team of lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals and receive their expert advice and tips
  • Utilize all the skills and lessons you learned in the classroom by applying them to everyday situations and cases
  • Get pointers and tips on how to start your own law firm
  • Gain course credit *supported courses only
  • Build relationships with Jamaicans working in the legal field and broaden your network
  • Learn about workplace ethics and laws in Jamaica
  • Embark on adventures and cultural immersions on weekends and during free time to explore Jamaica’s best attractions

Legal Internships Abroad Pricing

NB: All prices below are quoted in USD and are based per person

Legal Internships Abroad Placement Only

1 Person – $349
3 or More – $249

We arrange your internship & provide you with pre-arrival support

Virtual Law Internships Abroad

1 Person – $399

Join our legal internships abroad project from the comfort of your own home

Legal Internships Abroad Price Include

  • Pre-arrival support and assistance
  • Sourcing your legal internships abroad placement
  • Virtual orientation on your start date
  • Online Jamaican culture training course (certificate awarded at the end)
  • Online Patois course
  • Legal internship abroad certificate upon successful completion of your program
  • Successful program grants pre-approval for alumni discounts and perks
  • 10% Discount off all tours and adventures

Price Excludes

  • Visa application cost or fees (if applicable)
  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Personal shopping money
  • Airfare expenses or taxes
  • Weekend tour and adventure projects
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation

Payment Methods

You can choose between two payment methods for our international law internships abroad:

Credit Card: If your package total is less than $8,000 USD, you may choose to pay with a credit card. All credit card payments will incur a 4% processing fee.

Wire Transfer: If your package is greater than $8,000 USD, you will have to pay via wire transfer. This method of payment will also incur a processing fee that you will be responsible to cover, which may vary depending on your bank of choice.

Booking

Step One (Research and Booking)

Once you have decided to join our international legal internships in Jamaica, complete the inquiry form or contact us to let us know that you are interested in joining. We will then send you the volunteer application form for the volunteer format that you selected (online placement only or full volunteer project).

Note: By submitting the application you will NOT be making a binding commitment to join the project.

Step Two (Virtual Interview)

After you submit your application and your placement is approved, we will reach out to you within 24 hours via your preferred means of contact to have you complete a virtual interview. You will record a video of yourself that we can submit to potential firms to consider you for placement.

Step Three (Document Submission)

Once you are accepted into our legal internships abroad project, you will be required to submit your documents as soon as possible. These include:

  • 2 Reference letters (1 personal, 1 professional)
  • 1 recent photo id (passport, national id, school id, or driver’s license)
  • 1 police report/criminal background check
  • Completed internship application form
  • Proof of qualification to teach (if any)
  • Proof of travel insurance (You can purchase affordable IMG travel medical insurance here) *not needed for online projects
  • Flight itinerary *not needed for online projects

Step Four (Finalizing Payments)

Make your outstanding payments. Full volunteer projects have the option to join a 3-month payment plan.

Legal Internships Abroad Reviews

  • I had a wonderful placement at the pediatric center where the Dr and staff were very welcoming. I was able to develop my manual blood pressure taking ability and other key skills that I’m not able to practice in my typical clinical environment.

    Renee Barrett
    Pediatric Intern
  • WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. This was a life changing experience. The children were so great. They gave me and taught me so much more than I gave them. This was one of the most satisfying trips I’ve ever done. Jomo, his mother and Dwayne were great hosts and caretakers. Jamaica and its people will forever be in my heart.

    Christelle Ugbaja
    Christelle Ugbaja
  • Unforgettable experience! All of you should try it. It was only my first-time volunteering and I’d love to do it again through the same Jamaica International Projects.

    Asimina Kosti-Stavri
    Asimina Kosti-Stavri

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