STEP TRAINEESHIPS


LEGAL TRAINEESHIP

STEP provides legal work opportunities in many different jurisdictions.


FOR ELSA MEMBERS

STEP is available for law students, graduates, and young lawyers who are ELSA members.


FLEXIBLE DURATIONS

STEP Traineeships last between two weeks to two years.


VARIETY


LEGAL SKILLS

STEP Traineeships are available for applicants from all jurisdictions and legal backgrounds.


FIELDS OF LAW

STEP Traineeships cover a number of different legal fields and specialisations.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

STEP Traineeships require different language skills and levels thereof.

LEGAL PRACTICE


PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE

Enhance your set of transferable skills in a professional environment.


LEGAL KNOWLEDGE

Put your legal education into practice and gain valuable professional legal experience.


AWARENESS

Obtain an understanding of working in dynamic multicultural teams.

CULTURAL EXCHANGE


NEW LEGAL SYSTEM

Learn about a different legal system and traditions in practice.


NEW CULTURE

Experience living and working in a new cultural setting, and improve your language skills.


NEW CONNECTIONS

Create a professional network of locals and people from all around the world.

ACCESSIBILITY


COMPENSATION

Most STEP Traineeships provide for monetary or in-kind compensation covering the general living costs.


SUPPORT

ELSA supports you with your application, your preparations for the traineeship, and your stay during the traineeship.


RECEPTION

ELSA Hosting Group helps you prepare for and integrate into the new environment.