Begin your legal career at Melling, Voitishkin & Partners

If you are a law student who wants to put the knowledge you’ve acquired into practice and plan the course of your future activities, we suggest you apply for an internship in one of the offices of Melling, Voitishkin & Partners.
Begin your legal career at Melling, Voitishkin & Partners
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About the programs
We invite law students from Russian universities who:
are studying in their final years of their bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree
have high academic performance
are fluent in English
are willing to work at least 20 hours per week
Summer Internship Program 2024
Internships in St. Petersburg
Summer Internship Program 2024
Melling, Voitishkin & Partners is now accepting applications from law students from leading universities for a competitive selection process for the 2024 Summer Internship Program. Our program provides a unique opportunity for the most talented law students to get a real insight into what it is like to work at one of the largest law firms on the Russian market, improve their career prospects and make an informed decision about their future.
Who we invite:
  • Students pursuing their first higher education in jurisprudence, and who are in their fourth year in a bachelor’s program or their first year in a master’s program when the internship starts;
  • Those with strong writing and speaking skills in English;
  • Individuals with excellent knowledge of the law and high academic achievement;
  • Students who are ready to solve complex tasks and are open to new opportunities.
What we offer:
  • Paid internship in one or two practice groups, at the student’s choice;
  • Participation in real projects under the leadership of top-notch associates and partners;
  • A commercial perspective, to complement your legal education;
  • An extensive program of seminars and training sessions;
  • The opportunity to get a job offer at the end of the program.
Selection process:
  1. Submission of applications;
  2. The second stage: (а) a written English proficiency test and (b) a screening interview with HR. Interviews and testing are conducted at the company’s office. The entire process takes about two hours;
  3. Interview with Associates and Partners;
  4. Final selection and internship offers.

Submission deadline: March 31, 2024 inclusive

Program start date: July 15, 2024

Program length: 6 weeks

Required documents for application:
  • CV in English
  • Cover letter in English
  • Information on academic performance (scan of your diploma and/or grades book)
  • An indication of 1-3 preferred area(s) of practice. Be ready to explain your motivation for selecting them
  • One-page essay on the topic: When will AI be able to replace a lawyer?
Further Information:

Please do not send documents in .zip or .rar formats. The recommended formats are .doc or .pdf. In order to be considered, the application must contain a complete package of documents.

Please send applications before midnight 31 March 2024 to the email address: Resume.Moscow@mv.legal

Read more about the 2024 Selection Process here

Internships in St. Petersburg
The company’s office in St. Petersburg selects law students for paid internships of three months or more depending on vacancies.
Who we invite:
  • Law students in their third or fourth year studying at Russian academic institutions;
  • Those with an excellent knowledge of the law, able to work with information, and proficiency in the English language;
  • Team players who can think innovatively;
  • Students who can work at least 20 hours per week.
What we offer:
  • Long internships (at least 3 months) with flexible hours that take into account academic schedules;
  • Work on real projects under the leadership of professionals;
  • The ability to gain practical experience and become part of our unique team;
  • Competitive salaries.
Selection process:
  1. Checking online applications for consistency with application criteria.
  2. Testing with evaluation of the applicant’s legal analytical skills and English language proficiency.
  3. Interview with attorneys.
  4. Acceptance to the internship.