Employee Type:

Part Time


Brisbane QLD


$60,000 to $70,000 FTE

Date posted:

January 30, 2024

What is a Cadetship and who is eligible?

Gain valuable paid law practice experience while studying part time.

The program is ideally suited to tertiary students eligible to enrol on a part time basis (2 subjects per semester) in their first or second year of study and desire stable employment that gives them on-the-job learning until they finish their degree.

Applicants must be citizens or eligible permanent residents of Australia.

How are our cadetships structured?

The cadetship program is structured as a combination of part-time work and part-time study. Cadets will work 4 days (30 hours) per week on a permanent part-time basis.

What support do we provide?

Carter Capner Law provides the following benefits and support to cadets:

  • Comprehensive induction and in-house training program on commencement;
  • On the job learning in litigious and transactional processes;
  • Assigned to a “buddy” for peer assistance;
  • Opportunity to progress your career as you gain knowledge and expertise in the work that you perform;
  • Support from senior lawyers and managers;
  • Paid study leave (one day study leave per subject per semester including day of exam), with a maximum of four days study leave per calendar year;
  • Flexibility to adjust workdays to facilitate attendance at university classes;
  • Opportunity for a permanent placement with the firm on graduation.

How are Cadets paid?

You will be employed as a permanent member of our team, paid a salary (reviewed annually) and will accrue all normal entitlements under the National Employment Standards.

What qualities should I possess?

  • A strong, consistent academic record and determination to maintain good academic standards
  • Have or be developing strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Honesty
  • Dedication to work and learning
  • Enthusiasm
  • Be well organised
  • Community focussed and engaged
Come for the job, stay for the career!

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