Office of the Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers, Province No.5, Nepal is going to conduct 6 month’s Legal Internship Program for this fiscal year (2077-078).
What is the legal internship program?
Legal Internship Program is legal education programs for law students which will be provided by the Office of the Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers. This is an annual program of provinccial government of Provinve No. 5 for the fiscal year 2077-078. In this program Office of the Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers, Province No.5 will select some interested law graduates as internees.
Internship refers a carefully monitored work or volunteer experience in which an individual has intentional learning goals and reflects actively on what he or she is learning throughout the experience.
What is the purpose of this program?
The purpose of this program is to send law graduates to work at the local level in the role of trainees and to provide necessary assistance to the local level in the work of the Judicial Committee and in the formulation of laws required by the local level.
How is a legal internship program conducted?
The Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers has formulated an action plan to run this program in collaboration with the local level. This year, 24 trainees will be sent to 24 local levels for 6 months. Orientation training will be given to inform the trainees about the content and nature of the work before sending it to the local level.
How will the trainee students help the local level?
The trainees will provide necessary legal assistance to make the work of the local level judicial committee systematic and effective. Similarly, they will assist the Judicial Committee by studying and researching various laws during the administration of justice. In the process of drafting the law required by the local level, they will assist in the formulation of the law in accordance with the federal and state laws as per the constitution of Nepal.
What are the job responsibilities of trainees?
The trainees will be involve in all judicial work like:
- Conducting research on assigned issues, using existing law files and alternative sources, analyzing information, and summarizing findings,
- Conducting comparative legal analyses on a range of issues in a given area, identifying legal and policy issues, researching relevant precedents, and proposing appropriate solutions to the Judicial Committee of local level,
- Participating in task/project teams with the Judicial Committee of the local level,
- Assisting in the preparation and organization of conferences and meetings related to judicial committee.
How does this program benefit trainees?
While working as a trainee, they will have practical knowledge about local level work procedures, will have the opportunity to work locally on local level administrative rights and exercise of judicial power, will have a close understanding of society’s problems and will be directly involved in administration of justice and law making. However, this program will be very useful for trainee students.
Some information about the facilities available to trainee students:
The participating trainees of this program will be provided Rs. 10,000/- (Ten thousand Only) per month through the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers from the date of commencement of work at the local level. In addition, the trainees to be employed at the local level are expected to get accommodation and food from the local level. The trainees will work at the local level for 6 months.
Some information about the continuity and effectiveness of the program:
If the program is found to be effective, the program can be continued. Therefore, the role of local bodies and trainees will be important in the success of this program.