Of Law and Internships…

By Tanya Chandra, Founder, LexQuest Foundation.
Law School is a tough time for many, as my own experience along with that of those around me, has taught me that the eternal issue everyone is faced with when pursuing a degree in law is this:

How to land a good internship? With the institution I am in, will I even get the “privilege” of opportunity? In India, with the mushrooming of law schools in every nook and cranny, the question of equitable opportunities is often believed to be determined by the status of your College/University.

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10 Most Important Things to be kept in mind, while undertaking a Law Firm Internship

By Mitali Karwa, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana.

You are a recent law school graduate with a killer cover letter, a stellar Grade Point Average (GPA) and a lot of glowing recommendations, however, if internships are missing from your resume, you might have a few extra bumps on your way!

Internships play a vital role in the life of any law student, as they not only provide you with a first-hand experience but also inculcate many values within you, which could help you in your professional as well as personal life. It is where higher education meets employment. It allows one to gain experience by working in an organisation. The duration of the internship could vary from one week of intensive work to working once a week for a year. (more…)

Importance of law firm internships in the life of a law student

By Akash Agarwal, Amity Law School, Noida.

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.-William Shakespeare

As rightly pointed out by the legend of literature that with the power of knowledge, one can have access to the doors of heaven. It is not only he, who recognised the importance and value of knowledge in the world, but several brilliant minds have also focused on its vitality and proficiency that it possess within itself. (more…)