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IT Internship

As an Ashurst IT Intern you'll join a team aligned to your interests and expertise.

We want you to develop your IT and business skills, and get insight into working within a technology team at a global, top tier law firm.

You'll also have a dedicated manager mentor and access to plenty of social activities to help you experience our culture and connect with your peers.

Your IT internship leads places! Most of our graduate roles are offered to people who have completed an internship with us.

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What we can offer you

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Real work

During your internship you'll be given real work in areas like cybersecurity, data, business analysis, development, and IT engineering. We want you to get a realistic understanding of what it's like to be a technologist at Ashurst.

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Dedicated support

We invest in our people. As an Ashurst intern you'll have a dedicated manager mentor, supervising manager, buddy and support from the Early Careers Team.

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Professional development

Your internship will include many chances for professional (and personal!) development. There are formal training courses, practice insight sessions, informal "on the job" learning, networking opportunities, sporting events and exposure to pro bono and social impact work.

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Insight into life at Ashurst

Your internship is a chance for you to get a genuine insight into life as an Ashurst technologist and this will help you make informed decisions about a graduate role.

The recruitment process

You'll be asked to upload a CV and your academic transcript.

You'll be asked to complete two psychometric assessments.

  • Cognify – a series of online games measuring your problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Values Fit – helps us to identify candidates who have similar values to Ashurst, ensuring the best cultural fit for both you and Ashurst.

We ask competency based questions that give insight into the behaviours we value at Ashurst.

We give you the opportunity to ask more about us too – our interviews are a "two-way street"!

Internship offers are made based on your overall performance throughout the recruitment process.

Key dates

Roles advertised

May/June and October/November


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Tyler Mooney

"The programme allows you to use new and complex technologies to create real business solutions and gives you the tools to make meaningful impacts on those around you. Ashurst hosts an amazing team culture where everyone is encouraged to collaborate and celebrate each other's successes. This creates a positive and inclusive working environment where everyone is valued"

Tyler Mooney, Intern

Lachlan Quinn

"At Ashurst, you will be working alongside senior leadership from day one, getting involved in all areas and decisions of a project you normally would never see in an junior level role"

Lachlan Quinn, Intern


Applicant Resource Hub

For answers to all your frequently asked questions and information on application & interview tips, the benefits we provide, life at Ashurst, our L&D programmes, and our IDB initiatives.

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Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging

Our inclusive and diverse culture stands at the heart of everything we do. For more information on our initiatives and the support we provide please follow the link below.

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If you can’t find answers to your questions on this page or on the Applicant Resource Hub then please contact our Early Careers team.


Agency submissions and candidate introductions will only be accepted with prior approval from a member of the Ashurst Talent Acquisition team. To submit or introduce a candidate, an agency must have valid agreed terms of business in place with Ashurst. Any agency submissions or candidate introductions made without prior approval or without the agreed terms of business in place will be considered invalid.


We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for our employees and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. With diversity and inclusion at the heart of what we do we place a strong emphasis on working with people from diverse communities and aim to make a positive impact through our Social Impact programmes.

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Ashurst is committed to ensuring an accountable workplace culture. Candidates are encouraged to report any ethical or conduct concerns to our confidential email address:

Please note that this email address should not be used for general enquiries about, or applications for, job positions available at Ashurst as they will not be passed onto the relevant team. Any recruitment enquires should be directed to

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge First Nations Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work in Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the youth who are working towards a brighter tomorrow.