ELSA Traineeships

ELSA Traineeships is a trainee program that provides law students and young lawyers with law-related and paid internships all throughout Europe.

ELSA Traineeships – (Traineeships abroad)

This gives ELSA members the opportunity to gain practical experience across borders, get to know foreign cultures and dare to look beyond their legal horizons.

The duration of the traineeships can range from two weeks to two years. ELSA Traineeships can be completed in any law-related field: Law firms, courts, public institutions, government agencies, banks, legal departments, consulting firms or international organizations. Twice a year ELSA Traineeships are opened for applications. You can apply for up to three different positions per application cycle. Just take a look at the ELSA Traineeships homepage to see what positions are currently available.

ELSA supports the trainees in the preparation of the internship, e.g. in the search for accommodation or other necessary formalities. During the traineeship, the goal is to experience the country, its people, and its culture through direct involvement in local ELSA life.

Current vacancies

The application period for students begins April 11, 2022 and ends May 2, 2022. The submission of the application is possible via the traineeships.elsa.orgwebsite. Each application must be confirmed by the local ELSA officer in Germany. To be directed to your local officer, contact us at director-pd@elsa-germany.org.