Summer Internship in Bangkok, Thailand

Summer internship in Bangkok, Thailand! June 30-August 8, 2008 Application process begins on January 22, 2008. Application deadline is Feb. 15, 2008. Open to 1Ls and 2Ls. The Law School, in cooperation with Thammasat University Faculty of Law (Bangkok, Thailand), holds a summer internship program in Bangkok. The program provides a brief introduction to Thai law at Thammasat University followed by about 6 weeks of work at an international law office in Bangkok. Up to four J.D. students are selected to participate. This program is open to 1L and 2L students. The internship does not pay a salary although participants in the past have sometimes received a small bonus for their work. The estimated budget for the internship is about $2,250, of which the East Asian Legal Studies Center will award a support grant of $1,400. This grant provides money for transportation, some daily expenses in Bangkok, the administrative fee that Thammasat University charges, and the 2 months of mandatory health insurance required by the UW. Participants must have or get a passport to travel to Thailand and a visa. The Center will give information about these administrative details as soon as participants are selected. You do not need to speak Thai and you do not need previous travel experience to apply for this program. Articles from previous participants that give a good idea of the kinds of work that is assigned at the law firms as well as sightseeing experiences, etc., can be found in past Newsletters of the East Asian Legal Studies Center on line, They are also available at the Center office, room 4312 - just stop by and pick one up. The application process will begin at the start of the spring 2008 semester. Bright green application forms will be placed on tables in the Atrium and will be available on the bulletin board outside room 4312. We will be accepting three to four people. Directions for applying will be posted on the Center's webpages ( at the beginning of the spring semester. . If you have questions, contact S. Katcher,, Associate Director of the Center.

Submitted by UW Law School Newsletter Admin on February 5, 2008

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