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For Applicants

Characteristics
  • LEGAL TRAINEESHIP

    Opportunity to acquire a working experience in a legal field in a foreign country.

  • FOR ELSA MEMBERS

    STEP is available for law students and recent graduates who are ELSA members.

  • 2 WEEKS TO 2 YEARS

    STEP traineeships could last from 2 weeks up to 2 years.

Variety
  • VARIOUS LANGUAGES AND EDUCATION LEVELS

    STEP traineeships are very diverse, they are available for students from all education levels, from all the jurisdictions and from various language backgrounds.

  • VARIOUS FIELDS OF LAW

    STEP traineeships are very diverse, they cover a variety of legal areas.

  • DIFFERENT LANGUAGES AND STUDY LEVELS

    STEP traineeships have different working languages, and are available for students from all study levels.

Legal Practice
  • PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE

    Developing practical working skills.

  • LEGAL KNOWLEDGE

    Acquiring professional legal experience.

  • DIVERSE KNOWLEDGE

    Obtaining a diverse knowledge of different legal areas.

Cultural Experience
  • NEW LEGAL SYSTEM

    Learning about a different legal system.

  • NEW CULTURE

    Experiencing the culture of another country and improving language skills.

  • NEW PEOPLE

    Meeting new people from all around the world.

ACCESSIBILITY
  • COMPENSATION

    STEP traineeships are generally paid, or accommodation is provided.

  • SUPPORT

    Receiving assistance with creating and submitting the applications and all relevant practical information about doing a traineeship from ELSA.

  • RECEPTION

    Getting included in local cultural and social life through participating in activities organized by ELSA.