With summer coming to a close and interview season forthcoming, Canadian Lawyer 4Students will be running a series of articles over the coming months to assist students with the recruitment process. In part 1, we get a current student at a large, commercial law firm to provide some thoughts on what you should be looking into before and while putting together your application package.
Monday, 03 September 2012 09:00 Written by Heather Gardiner
|A 41-foot house post was installed outside of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law's new building Allard Hall earlier this year. Photo: Andy Fang|
|Western law students worked with U.S. colleagues on a report about agricultural bankruptcy law. Photo: Shutterstock|
Prior to volunteering to lead an elementary school mock trial as part of a free program offered by the Ontario Bar Association, I planned to take a grassroots approach to my teaching; starting with the very basics of the criminal justice system and moving onto the case that the class would be acting out.