ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES AND COMPETITIONS
Banwo and Ighodalo 2020 Internship Application
B&I’s Internship Program is a four-week program, offering positions to exceptional students. The program entails immersion in our typical daily work; including trainings, presentations, and social events. Interns will be challenged to stretch themselves intellectually, gaining hands-on experience that will foster personal, professional and career development.
Deadline: February 14th, 2020
Visit https://www.banwo-ighodalo.com/careers/internship to learn more and apply
ÆLEX 2020 Internship Programme
ÆLEX is looking for young individuals who are passionate, adaptable and have a knack for learning new things. If you believe you possess these qualities, ÆLEX’s internship program is a great way to hone your skills.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: February 21st, 2020
Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition
The competition is a simulated hearing in the area of space law and is organised annually by the IISL. The participating regions consist of Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Africa (added in 2012).
Visit https://iislweb.org/awards-and-competitions/manfred-lachs-space-law-moot-court-competition/participating-in-the-lachs-competition/africa/ to learn more and register for the African Rounds of the competition.
Deadline: February 17th, 2020
6th National Tax Quiz Competition
The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria presents the 6th Edition of the National Tax Quiz Competition scheduled to hold during its 2020 Annual Tax Conference from April 14-17, 2020.
The Competition is open to all undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities
Deadline: February 29th, 2020 (Early registration is advised).
The 2020 Nigerian Higher Education Foundation Scholars Program
NHEF Scholars represent a select cohort of students from each of our Partner Universities. They have demonstrated strong academic excellence and well-roundedness in both professional and extracurricular pursuits. We expect our Scholars to be fully devoted to Community Service, Philanthropy as well as making a lasting impact in society. Through this program, they will become successful future employees with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities attached to their industry of choice.
The NHEF Scholars program is open to students in their Penultimate year at our Partner Universities. Eligibility varies depending on your course of study. However, if you are not certain, we would recommend that you submit an application anyway and we will advise on possible options.
Visit https://www.thenhef.org/programs/scholars-program/nhefscholarsprogram-application/ to learn more and apply.
Deadline: March 15th, 2020.
Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition
The 12th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is due to be held from 13 to 17 July 2020, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Competition is hosted by the Centre for Human Rights based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria.
The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master’s degree students. A team of two students from each university is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds, students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts.
The best 10 teams from each UN region are then invited to participate in the pre-final, quarter-final, semi-final and final rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Teams then have to argue the two sides of the hypothetical case, representing, alternatively, both the Applicant and the Respondent before a ‘bench’ of human rights experts.The eight best teams proceed to the quarterfinal rounds, which is presided over by judges from international courts and tribunals. The Competition is presented in English, French and in Spanish.