With the aim to empower the future law professionals of Bangladesh for improving the rule of law and access to justice situation of the country, we are glad to introduce the FutureLaw Mentoring.
Who is it for?
The FutureLaw Mentoring program is for students and newly qualified lawyers and law professionals wishing to progress their careers by building professional networks across the legal sector. This will be particularly beneficial if you are a –
- Newly qualified lawyer/ trainee lawyer;
- Recent graduate of Law;
- Law professional with less than 2 (two) years of work experience;
- Law student (final years of LL.B/LL.M);
- Student/academic planning to pursue higher education abroad;
- Professional from a different sector looking for a career in law;
How does it work:
Mentors will be matched with mentees on a one-to-one basis, according to candidate’s specialism, experience, and goals for their career in Law. Contact happens through face to face meetings, or via e-mail, phone and Skype.
During the first meeting, it is important to establish a link between the mentor and the mentee and to agreed ways of communication. Mentor and mentee set out expectations of the process at the initial meeting, which will work as the ground rule of the program.
The duration of the Mentoring program is 6 (six) months.
Benefits for participating in the program:
- First-hand insight into the working of companies, law firms, education as well as public service;
- Personal guidance on making more informed career choices;
- The chance to gain work experiences and networking opportunities via their mentors;
What areas are covered:
Our exceptional pool of Mentors come from different professional sectors, including but not limited to legal practice, corporate sector, academia (e.g. universities and research platforms), development sector (e.g. the UN, INGOs, NGOs, and non-profits) as well as accomplished professionals from the less traveled pathways.
Application and Selection Process
Applications are open for candidates who seek specialized advice to support their personal and professional development within a chosen field of law.
In order to apply for the program, please submit your updated CV along with the answers of the following questions (in form of a cover letter of maximum 500 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What are your career aspirations?
- Why do you need a Mentor?
- What is the first question you are going to ask your Mentor in the first meeting?
For any further query, feel free to drop us a line at email@example.com, or send a message to our Facebook page.