How to Apply

Osler welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

2020 Summer Program

First year law students (1L)

The 2020 first year recruitment period will take place in February 2020.

Second year law students (2L)

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is the on-campus interview deadline for your school or, for law schools without such a process, Friday, September 27, 2019. Please apply through the viRecruit Portal beginning Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Please note that we only accept electronic applications through the viRecruit Portal.

On-Campus Interviews

Osler representatives will be on law school campuses across the country to conduct student interviews for 2020 second year summer positions in the Calgary office on the dates set out below.

Law School


Dalhousie University

September 13, 2019

McGill University

September 11, 2019

Osgoode Hall Law School

September 11, 2019

Queen’s University

September 11, 2019

Thompson Rivers University

September 16, 2019

University of Alberta

September 17 and 18, 2019

University of British Columbia

September 23, 2019

University of Calgary

October 2 and 3, 2019

University of Ottawa

September 11, 2019

University of Saskatchewan

September 26, 2019

University of Toronto

September 11, 2019

University of Victoria

September 20, 2019

University of Windsor

September 11, 2019

Western University

September 11, 2019


Second Interviews

Upon invitation, second interviews will be conducted at our Calgary office.


Offers will be communicated at 9:00 am MDT on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

2020 Articling Program

As we have a full complement of articling students for 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, we are not currently accepting applications for articling positions.