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Dive In Program - Sydney

Our Dive In program offers insight into commercial law at a top tier firm and the opportunity to develop practical skills to kickstart your career.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
Number of Vacancies
Unpaid internship
Start Date
8 May 2023

Application dates

Applications Open
13 Mar 2023
Applications Close
16 Apr 2023

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

See details

Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
  • Limited working rights

New Zealand

  • Citizen
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About us

Allens is a leading international law firm with a long and proud heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work. Through our alliance with Linklaters we offer clients a global network of 41 offices in 26 countries, and opportunities for our people to build international careers.

We have been named as a top law employer by GradAustralia, the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE), GradConnection and the Australian Financial Review. Our market leading work has seen us recognised as an elite 'band one' firm in 19 practice areas by Chambers and consistently top M&A and infrastructure league tables and we've been recognised as an AFR Most Innovative Company for five years running.

This is a time of unprecedented change. At Allens, we’re ready. With a legacy that spans 200 years, we’ve pioneered significant change. It’s a part of who we are.

Our people go further to support our clients, using sharp commercial insight and creativity to enrich long‑standing relationships and build new ones. We go further for each other and for our community. We’re people you want to work with – generous with our time and ready to help. No matter what the future holds, we’re in it together.

With us, you’ll be one step ahead. Great change is here. Are you ready?

Dive In with Allens

As a Dive In participant, you'll learn about who we are and the work we do. During the program, you will:

  • meet and gain valuable insights from our partners and lawyers about their careers and life at Allens;
  • attend tailored workshops directed towards developing skills essential for a successful career as a commercial lawyer;
  • hear practical tips and tricks for preparing for work in the early stages of your career; and
  • learn about our clerkships and life as a graduate at Allens,

and so much more!

When and where?

The program will be held across the following three half-days in our Sydney office:

  • Monday, 8 May (9am – 1pm);
  • Tuesday, 16 May (9am – 1pm); and
  • Tuesday, 23 May 2023 (1pm – 5pm).

Please note dates and times are subject to change and we will notify successful participants as required. 

Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from law students in their pre-penultimate years of a law degree (i.e. second- to third-year undergraduate law students or first-year JD students).

How to apply?

Please submit an application via the 'Apply on Employer Site' button below by 11:55pm (AEST) on Sunday, 16 April 2023.

Please note that while we offer the program in each of our Australian offices, you can only submit an application for one office.

For further information, please visit our website or contact Lisa Millar, Early Careers Manager at student.careers@allens.com.au.

At Allens, our culture is made up of unique backgrounds and varying life experiences. We celebrate our people's differences, including all genders and gender identities, sexual orientation, ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, peoples of colour, First Nations communities, and family and caring arrangements. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds. If you would like to discuss further, contact us at student.careers@allens.com.au.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Law, Legal Studies & Justice

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
New Zealand