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Indigenous law students who wish 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 second year (2L) of law school, with 2L 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 2L Employer listing 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.
|Firm/Org||Location||Application Deadline||Apply||Qualifications||Areas of Practice|
|Enbridge||Calgary & Edmonton||2/11/24||Apply||Are you a first- or second-year Indigenous Law Student who is interested in working as part of an innovative and collaborative team? Our Corporate and Regulatory legal teams will provide development opportunities and practical skills needed to build your career!|
WHO YOU ARE:
• You are currently enrolled in first or second year of a Canadian law school and will be returning to full time school immediately following the work term.
• Effective and professional communication both verbal and written with ability to communicate with all levels within the organization.
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
• Effective time management and organizational skills with attention to detail.
• Proven digital literacy and experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint).
• Ability to actively and consistently represent Enbridge’s core values (Safety, Integrity, Respect, Inclusion).
• Legal research experience is an asset (Westlaw, Quicklaw, etc.)
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, especially with handling critical legal documents and company information.
• Office based role.
• Relocation assistance is not provided.
ENBRIDGE FLEX-WORK PROGRAM:
Enbridge provides competitive workplace programs that differentiate us and offer flexibility to our team members. Enbridge’s FlexWork (Hybrid Work Model) offers eligible employees the opportunity to work variable daily schedules with a flexible start and end time and the option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
|WHAT YOU WILL DO: |
• Perform legal research.
• Write legal opinions and memoranda.
• Assist with regulatory hearings as required.
• Assist with transactions and financings.
• Participate in meetings with in-house and external counsel and internal clients.
• Review and draft of agreements and other corporate documents.
• Provide general support to legal counsel, paralegals and other Legal Services staff.
|Student Legal Assistance||Calgary||1/12/24||Apply||Preferrably applicants will have participated with SLA as a volunteer caseworker in their first and/or second year of law school; or if from a university elsewhere in Canada, will have participated in a similar clinic at that Faculty of Law.|| |
Student Legal Assistance (SLA) is looking for one position open to either 1L or 2L law student. Preferably, applicants will have participated with SLA as a volunteer caseworker in their first and/or second year of law school; or if from a university elsewhere in Canada, will have participated in a similar clinic at that Faculty of Law.
SLA is the probono legal clinic at UCalgary faculty of law and services low income clients in Calgary and surrounding regions. Caseworkers provide legal information and representation to clients in the Alberta Court of Justice in family, criminal, civil and traffic courts, as well as certain administrative tribunals such as the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service. At SLA we believe law students play an important role in providing access to justice for disavantaged and marginalized groups who otherwise would be left unrepresented or remain self-represented.
Visit our website for more information on Student Legal Assistance or give us a phone call at 403-220-6637.
|cassidyHEA injury law||Calgary||4/30/24||Apply||Ability to research, learn the Rules of Court, draft pleadings, and work directly with clients.||Civil Litigation, Personal Injury|
|Legal Aid Alberta||Calgary & Edmonton||1/31/24||Apply||Indigenous Students who have a passion for access to justice and have an interest in working with low Income individuals in criminal law and family law matters. Experience working or volunteering with Student Legal services, Student Legal Assistance, Pro Bono Students Canada or the National Indigenous Law Student's Association would be an asset. Knowledge or experience in working with community agencies that serve low income individuals is preferred.||Family law including child welfare and Emergency Protection Order matters, youth and adult criminal law matters which may include working on individual files and/ or assisting duty counsel lawyers in criminal docket courts. This may include assisting in the specialized courts such as Edmonton or Calgary Indigenous Court, Mental Health Court, Domestic Violence Court, Drug Treatment Court, possible attending court in Siksika and Tsuu T'ina Courts. The students may also participate in the JP Bail Program.|