Please Note: Internationally trained lawyers who have completed their Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation are not subject to the recruitment rules listed below and can be recruited at any time.
Student recruitment is subject to Rules 49.1 – 49.3 of the Rules of the Law Society of Alberta.
Summer Student Recruitment Dates
The 2024 first year summer student recruitment period will be Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, to Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. No offer of employment shall be made before 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. Such offers must remain open for acceptance for a minimum of 24 hours. An offer of employment may be made at any time after the recruitment period and shall be left open for a reasonable period of time. Please note the recruitment rules do not apply to employers located outside of Calgary and Edmonton. For further information, please refer to Rules 49.1 and 49.3.
Articling Student Recruitment Dates
The 2024 articling student recruitment period will be from Monday, June 3, 2024, to Monday, June 17, 2024. Employers may only make offers of employment after 8 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the recruitment period (June 11, 2024). These offers must remain open for acceptance for 24 hours. Please note the recruitment rules do not apply to employers located outside of Calgary and Edmonton, or to NCA students. For more information, please refer to Rules 49.1 and 49.2.