Summer Student Program

The Superior Court hires two 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.

Please visit the Ministry of the Attorney General’s job posting for further information.

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 2018 summer law student positions will be due by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday January 25, 2018.

How to Apply

Clerkship applications are due by 5:00 pm on Thursday January 25, 2018.

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

(1)  a cover letter); and
(2)  a current curriculum vitae.

Please submit the following by mail to the mailing address below:

(3) official transcripts of law school and undergraduate grades.

Submit applications 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).

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