EELC: Candidate Attorney Internships Opportunity 2022

Location: Cape Town

EELC: Candidate Attorney Internships Opportunity 2022

The Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) invites unemployed graduates to apply for Graduate / Internship Programme 2021 / 2022. The Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) focuses on public interest litigation and advocacy to advance the right to basic education in South Africa. The EELC also aims to develop young, skilled attorneys and law graduates in public interest litigation. EELC seeks to appoint a Candidate Attorney for its’ Bertha Justice Fellowship programme, to be based in Cape Town


  • An LLB degree (completed by January 2022)
  • A demonstrated interest in human rights work and social justice
  • A strong interest in research as a component of lawyering


  • Oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in other South African languages will be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to make a two-year commitment


  • A covering letter detailing your interest in human rights, social justice, and the work of the EELC, and motivating why you have the necessary motivation, qualifications, skills and experience for this position.  Please also include the names and contact details of two referees
  • A detailed CV

Closing date: 24 September 2021

How to Apply:

To apply Submit all documents to: with the subject “Candidate Attorney 2022 application”:

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