Legal Intern

  • Central 1 Credit Union
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Nov 09, 2017
Contract Articling Student Summer Student Legal Researcher

Job Description

Company Description
When you’re passionate about what you do and where you work, the rest comes easy. That’s the culture at Central 1 Credit Union, and that’s precisely what we’re looking for from you. Supporting nearly 150 member credit unions across British Columbia and Ontario, we’re the backbone of the credit union system in both provinces – taking care of everything from online services and product development, to payment processing, trade association services and more.

Our team of over 600 employees represent some of the most innovative, passionate individuals you’ll ever meet; people who honestly care about the organization, its members and each other. In other words, people who love what they do.
Job Description
Ideally, you are a 2nd year law student able to work part time January – April 2018, full time throughout the summer (May – August 2018), and then part time during the school year (Sept 2018 – May 2019) until graduation.

As a Legal Intern you will provide research and other legal support to the Legal and Corporate Secretary Department.

Specific Accountabilities:

• Working closely with the Legal Department to provide research support.
• Conducting research and analysis on various legal matters as requested by a lawyer.
• Preparing memos or summaries of relevant research.
You are a law student or recent law graduate with sound research skills. You have the ability to gather, analyze and organize information from precedents and conduct research from various legislation. You also have the ability to communicate or create accurate, succinct memos or summaries from such research findings.
You demonstrate well-developed analytical, organizational and time-management skills in order to be successful at this role. You should also have the ability to write clearly and efficiently, and to maintain the confidential nature of your work.
Note: This role does not and will not contribute towards an articling position.
Additional Information
Please provide your cover letter, resume, and law school transcripts to date in your application.

We offer a great working environment, including an on-site fitness center and cafeteria. We are only a short walk along the seawall to Granville Island and the beaches of Kitsilano. Central 1 is proud of is committed to helping our employees achieve personal success and offers a competitive salary and variety of career development opportunities.

Central 1 is committed to diversity and inclusion. If you have a request for a disability-related accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Reporting to: Legal Counsel

Grade: Student

Practice Area(s)

Banking law