OVERSEAS PLACEMENTS IN AFRICA, THE CARIBBEAN AND ASIA: 2015-2017

Application for this year’s program (2015-2016) coming due!

OVERSEAS PLACEMENTS IN AFRICA, THE CARIBBEAN AND ASIA: 2015-2017

The CBA has received funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) to send twenty (20) young Canadian lawyers for each of the two years to work with legal human rights and legal development organizations overseas.

The internships are expected to be for 8 months each, from November 2015 to July 2016 in the first year and from August 2016 to March 2017 in the second year. The first month approximately will be spent in Canada preparing for overseas work.  The placement includes two weeks of vacation time.

Living and accommodation allowances are provided by the program as well as travel costs to overseas placements.

For further information about the program, please see the CBA’s web site at http://www.cba.org/CBA/IDP/yiip/.  Our web page is in the process of being updated to reflect changes in the timing of this year’s internship.  Please note eligibility guidelines and details on how to apply.

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