Law Chambers of Advocate Ramakant Gaur invites the application for it’s ‘virtual internship programme’ to engage the students pursuing Graduate/Post Graduate Degrees/Research Scholars enrolled in recognized University/Institution within India or abroad, as ‘Interns’.
This virtual internship programme is designed and aimed to deal with the unprecedented crisis caused by COVID-19 which has confined all of us within the four walls surrounded by a ‘Lakshman Rekha’. We believe in the mantra: ‘never let a good crisis go to waste’. We intend to use the technology at its level best so that the distance, timeframes, space-constraints, manpower management and undue expenses don’t fetter the prospects of the future generation law professionals.
The internship programme is available for various periods commencing from the first week of April 2020 throughout the year subject to the requisition of the chamber.
The duration of the virtual internship program shall be at least six weeks but not exceeding six months. Interns not completing the requisite period will not be issued any certificate. The merit of a candidate is the only criteria for the extension of the internship. This duration can be shortened or extended at the sole discretion of the chamber.
Salient features of this internship
The ‘Interns’ shall be given exposure to a variety of cases within the Chamber and would be expected to supplement the process of research, analysis and drafting of miscellaneous applications.
Learn to Serve and Serve to Learn: A series of two sessions of conversation about setting goals for the career and pathways;
A session about the essential of the procedural laws and basic ingredients of lawyering;
Intensive research on at least three topics covering any two segments of law practice;
A session on drafting the application;
A session on strategy management in litigation; and
A session on the development of argumentative skills;
Bonafide students of any recognised university/institution within India or abroad, fulfilling the following conditions are eligible to apply for the internship:
Zeal to learn; B. Good working knowledge and enriched vocabulary of the English language;
Apt knowledge of computer softwares;
Undergraduate students, having completed/appeared in the terminal exam of fourth/fifth or final year of the Bachelor degree course and secured not less than 75% or equivalent marks in 12th class, or the students who have appeared in final exams or just completed graduation/PG or pursuing research/PHD and secured not less than 70% or equivalent marks in graduation; and
A candidate can apply for the internship only once during a financial year.
The applicants who do not fulfil the eligibility conditions, their applications shall be rejected by the system automatically.
Procedure and conditions for the applicants
The interested persons may apply for the internship programme through email. The email ID is ramakantgaur[at]gmail.com. Please do not make follow-up calls.
Please send an application along with CV, SOP, and the copy of previous internship certificates;
Please mention three areas of law, which attracts you most.
Please indicate the preferred period of internship on the header of the application;
Please indicate whether you have the access to legal software i.e. SCC, Manupatra, LexisNexis or any other.
Depending upon the number of applications received against a particular domain/area, Chamber reserves the right to fix up the eligibility criteria, limit the number of applicants to be called for a particular period and to decide about the mode of screening thereof. The decision about the selection shall be communicated to the applicant via email/telephone.
A certificate regarding successful completion of internship shall be issued by the competent person at the Chambers at the end of the internship programme.
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