Internships in South Asia

If you are interested in applying for a summer internship in South Asia, please use this application form and follow the instructions given below.

Application deadline: Friday, February, 27, 2015


A complete application includes the following:

• The application below

• The signed statement of responsibility (a signed hard copy must be submitted separately)

• A copy of your Law School grades (This does not have to be an official transcript)

• A copy of your resume

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.


Selection process

Applications will be reviewed by the Faculty Committee on Study Abroad. All decisions will be made by the Committee collectively. Decisions will be communicated via email by Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The Committee will draw up a wait list wherever possible.


Internship Locations

We have established internships with the following institutions in South Asia and can place up to two students in each of these institutions:

• Consumer Unity & Trust Society, Jaipur, India (http://www.cuts-international.org)

• Majlis, Mumbai, India (http://www.majlisbombay.org/index.htm)

• Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore, India (http://www.altlawforum.org/)

• Law & Society Trust, Colombo, Sri Lanka (http://www.lawandsocietytrust.org/)

• Weeramantry International Center for Peace Education and Research, Colombo, Sri Lanka (http://www.wicper.org/)

• Center for Environmental Justice, Colombo, Sri Lanka (http://www.ejustice.lk/)

Eligibility and other information

• 1Ls and 2Ls are eligible to apply.

• No stipend will be paid. However, the host institution will help students to find suitable accommodation.

• Students have to obtain mandatory health insurance to cover the duration of the internship through CISI. The current premium is $34.00 per month (no partial months are allowed).

• A valid passport is necessary. You may have to obtain a visa as well.


1. Personal Information






(wisc.edu address only please)









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May the Law School release your name and contact information to other students, such as other participants in your program and future participants?
Yes    No







2. Program Information

Please indicate the programs you are applying for in order of preference



3. Please state why you wish to participate in the internship program, and how the internship advances your law school program of study

4. Describe your past international learning and experiences (including internationally focused activities and coursework in the US)

5. List your extracurricular activities

6. Describe your work experience

7. Additional Attachments




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