If you are already a practicing lawyer and interested in pursuing a career in government, please visit the Legal and Courts section of Government Jobs Online for a list of currently available positions. If you find a job that interests you, please search for the job description and application instructions, and then submit a CV and cover letter via the appropriate application form. Be sure to include any important details that you think will support your application. Learn more about some of the great benefits we offer our employees. Are you looking for the next step in your career? Are you looking for your first job? We have over 3,000 employees at over 100 locations in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This means that no matter where you are in the country or in your career – we believe you will find a future that works for justice, that will work for you. Working at Tāhū o te Ture – the Ministry of Justice gives you the chance to make a difference. Working for justice means working for the fairness and credibility of our justice system and the society it represents. We are a place where people feel safe and where collaboration and positive collaboration are expected. We are a vibrant mix of people from different backgrounds and experiences, but what we have in common is that we all care deeply about justice and do our part to ensure a safe and just New Zealand Aotearoa.
Please visit the Pages tab on the right to learn more about the GLN Summer Clerk program. The GLN Summer Clerk program was launched in 2014 and has a reputation for providing a quality learning experience. Participating departments provide a welcoming and supportive environment where clerks can expand their skills and make useful connections. The work our employees enjoy is challenging and meaningful, and our social program brings fun and camaraderie into a rewarding work experience. This industry may be for you if you are interested in: Working for one of the armed forces may be for you if you are interested in: Our two-year graduate program provides access to a variety of supportive learning environments, knowledgeable and principled mentors, and broader GLN professional development opportunities, and includes three eight-month rotations that encourage you to test different practice areas and chart the right path for you as a Developing Lawyer. We strive to provide our graduates with substantial opportunities to develop the skills they need for meaningful careers. Learn more about our values that guide and motivate our employees. Enter your email address to create an account. We will inform you of job openings and events that match your interests.
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