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Harley Davidson seeks talented students from Oxford Brookes Law School

harleyGlobal brand Harley Davidson is offering a superb internship opportunity to Oxford Brookes Law students. This exciting role will provide valuable experience with a leading, international brand in the area of ‘Brand protection’ and there is the possibility of travel. The successful applicant will be working with EMEA Brand Protection Managers and assist in the detection, investigation and enforcement of entities infringing Harley-Davidson’s Intellectual Property Rights.

The internship will run from mid-July 2014 for a 12 month period with a salary of £17,500 per annum with 22 days holiday, private medical and travel insurance and subsidised on-site gym membership. The successful candidate would need to apply for Approved Temporary Withdrawal from their course for two semesters, as the internship would not count towards their degree.

The closing date for applications is Monday 3 March and shortlisting will take place 3–10 March.

Competency based interviews and a short work related assessment will begin week commencing 10 March. Candidates would need to demonstrate practical examples of their skills.

Students with queries relating to the application process or interviews can contact Orla Rodgers in HR at Harley-Davidson by emailing orla.rodgers@harley-davidson.com or phoning 01865 719163.

Application is via a CV and cover letter.

For advice on CVs, cover letters and interviews please visit the Oxford Brookes Careers Centre, or visit the Careers Centre during their drop-in hours.

Small Jurisdictions Service secures Caribbean Constitutional Law funding success

The Small Jurisdictions Service is pleased to announce that Executive Member Dr Derek O’Brien, has secured funding from the Institute for the Study of the Americas to host a conference on the theme of Democratic Legitimacy and Constituent Power in the context of the Commonwealth Caribbean to include both the independent countries in the regions as well as the British Overseas Territories.

Speakers who have already agreed to present papers at the Conference to be held at Senate House in London next Spring include:

  • Professor Simeon McIntosh, formerly Dean of Law Faculty at the University of the West Indies and author of Caribbean Constitutional Reform: Rethinking the West Indian Polity (Caribbean Law Publishing Company‬, 2002);
  • Dr Joel Colon-Rios, Victoria University of Wellington Law School the author of Weak Constitutionalism: Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power (Routledge:2012), and;
  • Susan Dickson, Legal Advisor to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the co-author of British Overseas Territories and the Law (Hart, 2011)

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