The Public Interest Law Clinic (PILC) in the Faculty of Law invites applications for an Articling Law Student. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 1 year (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.
This position reports to the Executive Director. This is a 1-year articling position to begin in June. Preference will be given to graduates of the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.
The Public Interest Law Clinic (PILC) operates out of the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. Its mission is to advocate effectively for systemic change that values and advances the well-being of the public and the environment. It seeks to provoke systemic change by involving law students directly in public interest issues through legal research and advocacy, working with other organizations and people to advocate for systemic change in public law matters, advocating for law reform (through legislative proposals and impact litigation) and strengthening access to justice through pro bono legal research and advocacy. The position may require occasional travel, but hours will generally be between 8:30 and 4:30 with the potential for some extra work at peak times
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
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Application Deadline: May 4, 2017. Please combine and upload your Cover Letter, CV, Transcript and the Names of Two References into one documentation for consideration.
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.
This position is classified in the Career Band, Level CA of the Management and Professional Staff Career Framework.
To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Law visit Careers in the Faculty of Law.
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The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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