We are a career organization with offices across Canada looking for people driven by the need to serve the public by playing a key role in the Canadian justice system. If you choose us, we will invest in you.
Join us as an articling student and you will be surrounded by the incredible prosecutors making a difference every day. We will help you develop the knowledge and skills essential for practicing law, and a mentor will provide you with all the guidance and support needed to ensure you develop and are ready to be called to the bar.
You will benefit from formal and informal training and see first-hand the issues facing federal prosecutors. Whether the offence is criminal or regulatory, or relates to crimes against humanity or issues of national security, you will get a taste of the work we do and see how it impacts Canadians.
You can expect to be exposed to high-profile cases and placed in high-pressure situations in the interest of the Canadian public. Under supervision, you may be asked to speak to some matters in docket court and summary conviction trials and sentencings usually involving possession of narcotics. You may assist federal prosecutors in more complex matters in the form of witness interviews, preparation of factums and general trial preparation and be asked to conduct legal research and participate in writing legal opinions.
Articling positions are paid positions and are subject to the regulations and benefits governing term employees of the Government of Canada. If you are interested in prosecuting federal crimes and protecting Canadians we want to hear from you so apply.
Application deadlines vary by region.
- Montreal and Quebec
- Ontario Regional Office Student Program
- Other regions: visit the Legal Excellence Program on the Department of Justice Canada’s website.
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