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Indigenous law students who want to participate in the program and meet the applicant criteria are invited to apply.
To register for this program, you must be a law student of First Nations, Inuit or Métis descent. You must also be enrolled in your first year (1L) of law school, with 1L completion in April 2024.
Qualifying Students must submit their application directly to the employers you have selected in your ISSP Student Registration Form.
Firms/organizations interested in participating in the ISSP program can apply here.
The 1L Employer Listing will be updated once the summer student recruitment dates have been released by the Law Society, and as firm/organization applications are received throughout the program year.
Listings below will be updated as firm/organizations applications are received. Use the arrows beside the headers to filter the opportunities by firm name, location or application deadline. Click on the plus sign beside the firm/org to find out more about this opportunity.
|Areas of Practice
|cassidyHEA injury law
|Ability to research, learn the Rules of Court, draft pleadings and work directly with clients.
|Civil Litigation, Personal Injury
|Suncor Energy Inc.
|EPCOR Utilities Inc
|Applicants must be enrolled in their first year of Law School and must be available to work full-time from May 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024. Ideal candidates will have excellent written and oral communications skills along with legal research and writing experience. The student should have an interest in Indigenous Relations and working in a corporate environment with a legal team that practices in diverse areas of the law. Students are requested to provide a cover letter and resume to the email address provided below.
|The student will spend half of their time working with the EPCOR Legal Department on a variety of matters including utility regulation, litigation and corporate commercial work. The student will spend the remainder of their placement working with EPCOR's Public and Government Affairs Team, specifically the Indigenous Relations team assisting with relationship building, engagement and consultation initiatives.
|Maurice Law Barristers & Solicitors
|1L and 2L Applicants must have:
|Summer students will be exposed a boutique aboriginal law practice, including but not limited to:
- Specific Claims (including the research and negotiation of Specific Claims and litigation before the Specific Claims Tribunal)