Career Development Office (CDO) news
Joanna Baron, Law II, has been awarded a research contract worth $5,000 by the Department of Justice as part of its program on Canadian bijuralism. Her research proposal aims to examine the "Interaction Between the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and Provincial Laws on Filiation or Parentage.”
One employer, thousands of opportunities. More than 30 federal department and agencies are recruiting between September 9 and October 9, 2009.
The applications for the licensing process will be available online at www.lsuc.on.ca, lawyer licensing starting October 5, 2009 for the 2010-11 term. The due date to have the application in is December 7, 2009.
A July 24 Vancouver Sun article featured McGill Law grad Sophie Latraverse, who helped found the Haute Autorité de Lutte contre les Discriminations et pour l'Egalité in France.
As the articling applications deadline for many large Toronto firms approaches (July 10), keep in mind that there are also many articling opportunities with smaller and medium-sized firms, both in and outside of Toronto. Click for more details.
Law student Sophie Roy-Lafleur is spending her summer learning Arabic in Amman, Jordan. She is documenting her experience here: http://sophieroylafleur.wordpress.com/
Follow Jodi Ettenberg (B.C.L. / LL.B. '02), a former corporate lawyer turned seasoned traveler, on her incredible journey around the world: http://legalnomads.blogspot.com/
It should be noted that the following firms will not be hiring any articling students outside of their current summer complement for 2010-2011. Calgary: Osler, Stikeman Elliott and Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer. Vancouver: Davis LLP.
The latest issues of our subscription periodicals are now available, including the winter issue of Job Postings magazine. Other new acquisitions include 'Asperger Syndrome & Employment: What People with Asperger Syndrome Really Want' and the 'NACE Winter 2009 Salary Survey: 2008-2009 Beginning Offers'. Did you know that you can check out A/V materials overnight?