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 2024 summer law student positions will be due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

How to Apply

Summer student applications are due by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

Please submit the following by email only to

  • a cover letter;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • official transcripts of law school and undergraduate grades; and
  • three (3) reference names with contact information.

Applications should be addressed to:

A/Manager of Program Support,
Superior Court of Justice Office of the Chief Justice,
361 University Avenue, Room 620
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1T3.

If you have questions about the summer student program, please contact the Legal Research Facility (