How to Apply

Summer Program

The Ottawa office typically hires 3-5 summer students each year: 2-4 in the IP department (typically 1-2 first year and 1-2 second year). The IP summer student recruitment occurs earlier than the general summer student recruitment.

2022 Intellectual Property Summer Law Student Recruitment (1L)

The key dates are as follows:

Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (by 1:00 pm EST)

Interview Week: October 21 – 27, 2021

Call Day: Offers will be communicated beginning at 8:00 am on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Articling Program

2022/2023 Positions

We anticipate satisfying our 2022/2023 articling complement from our 2022 summer students. We will not be considering applications from external candidates.

Please note that the Ottawa office only accepts electronic applications.
Applications can be submitted via the Student Applicant Portal. Applications received through other means (e.g. email, courier, fax) will not be reviewed.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.