Launching your Career

When you’re a student, it’s important to take work opportunities where available. Below are some options to get you started.

 

Work Opportunities

Meredith Connell

Accept applications for both interns and graduates throughout the year. 

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Webb Henderson

Most years, the firm recruits one or two people at graduate level through to 12-18 months’ experience.

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Anderson Lloyd
Each year in March there is a 2 week summer clerk application process taking approximately 9 summer clerks each year.

Bell Gully

Offer a summer clerk programme run each summer from mid-November through to mid-February. Students can apply to summer clerk at the end of their third of fourth year.

Buddle Findlay
Two rounds of recruitment to apply for the summer clerk programme. Applications for first round of recruitment will open on 1 March 2021 and applications for second round of recruitment will open on 1 July 2021.

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Dentons Kensington Swan

Accept summer clerks from November through to February each year with the main recruitment drive in March, with interviews in April and May.

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DLA Piper

Offers summer clerk and law clerk openings  to students in their penultimate or final year at University.

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Gilbert Walker
Seeks applicants with an exceptional academic record, involvement in other academic activities such as mooting and Law Review, and strong writing skills.

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Harmos Horton Lusk
Look for candidates who are passionate about corporate law, have an excellent academic record and enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment.

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Mayne Wetherell
Each year Mayne Wetherell welcomes law students from across New Zealand to apply for graduate & summer clerk positions.

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MinterEllison-RuddWatts

Offer 3 positions – intern, a summer clerk or a graduate. They usually employs between 15 and 20 summer clerks each year.

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Robertsons
Look to employ one new graduate each year with no strict recruitment period.

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Simpson Grierson
The summer clerkship and graduate programs open on the 11th of March and close on the 29th of March. The interviews are scheduled during April and May.

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Wynn Williams

Offer both Summer Clerk and Graduate programs with applications for graduates closing 31st of March 2021 with summer clerks opening in July 2021. 

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Volunteer
Opportunities

Amnesty International

 A group who is always searching for volunteers to help promote human rights and advocate for change.

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Citizens Advice Bureau

An organisation looking for volunteers who ensure individuals are well informed about their rights and obligations. 

 

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