Peter A Allard School of Law

Legal Careers Guide

Our annual Legal Careers Guide contains over 200 pages of detailed information on career planning and job searching, with a focus on legal careers in British Columbia. It includes:

  • up-to-date information on summer, articling, and Clerkship opportunities across Canada;
  • employer profiles and key application processes and deadlines;
  • sections on Canadian legal resumes and cover letters, including sample application documents successfully used by Allard School of Law alumni to obtain positions; and
  • a comprehensive overview of JD advantage careers.

A complimentary electronic copy of the Legal Careers Guide is available to each Canadian law school upon request by the law school. The Legal Careers Guide is also available for purchase as follows:

  • Allard School of Law students and alumni: $10 (includes GST) for a hard copy, or free in PDF format via ACE
  • Individuals not affiliated with the Allard School of Law: $50 (incl. GST) for electronic copy (PDF format) or hard copy (plus shipping costs, if applicable)
Peter A. Allard School of Law UBC Crest The official logo of the University of British Columbia. Urgent Message An exclamation mark in a speech bubble. Arrow An arrow indicating direction. Caret A month-view page from a calendar. Caret An arrowhead indicating direction. Contact A page from a rolodex. Facebook The logo for the Facebook social media service. Information The letter 'i' in a circle. Instagram The logo for the Instagram social media service. Instagram An arrow exiting a rectangle. Linkedin The logo for the LinkedIn social media service. Mail An envelope. Minus A minus sign. Telephone An antique telephone. Play A media play button. Plus A plus symbol indicating more or the ability to add. Rss The logo for the Reddit social media service. Rss A symbol with radiating bars indicating an RSS feed. Search A magnifying glass. Twitter The logo for the Twitter social media service. Youtube The logo for the YouTube video sharing service.