Summer Student Program

The Superior Court hires two (2) first-year law students to work in the Legal Research Facility in Toronto over the summer. The duties of the summer students will primarily consist of providing legal research support to the Office of the Chief Justice, as well as some administrative support duties.

Application Process

The Court seeks applicants who possess strong legal research and writing skills, strong organizational skills, and excellent communication skills. Only first-year law students are eligible to apply. Summer student positions are held for three months beginning in mid-May and ending in mid-August. All summer students are paid in accordance with the salaries of first-year law students at the Ministry of the Attorney General. Please visit their website for further information. Applications for 2020 summer law student positions will be due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

How to Apply

Summer student applications are due by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Please submit the following by email to SCJ.summer@ontario.ca:

    1. a cover letter; and
    2. a current curriculum vitae.
    3. official transcripts of law school and undergraduate grades.

Applications should be addressed to:

Counsel and Manager of Legal Research,
Superior Court of Justice Office of the Chief Justice,
361 University Avenue, Room 621
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1T3.

If you have questions about the summer student program, please contact the administrative assistant for the Legal Research Facility (SCJ.summer@ontario.ca:).