Legal Career Counsellor

May 24 2023
Expected expiry date: June 22 2023
Industries Education, Training
Categories Legal, Paralegal,
Toronto, ON • Full time

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.


The Legal Career Counsellor (LCC) supports the Career Development Office's mission to support Osgoode Hall Law School JD students and alumni in pursuing and achieving their long-term career goals by providing a full breadth of services to students including individual career coaching, mock interviews, tailored sessions and workshops, job postings and extensive resources and reference materials.

Under the general direction of the Manager, Experiential Education and Career Development, and working closely with the Assistant Dean, Students, the LCC is primarily responsible for advising and coaching students on the career management processes through individual counselling, workshops, resource development and other programs. The LCC assists in the commissioning of documents for third year law students in their licensing applications to the Law Societies as required.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

JD degree and call to the Bar. Experience in, or familiarity with, the legal industry in Canada.

Three to five years of experience in facilitating job placements and/or law student recruitment and working within the legal community, non-for-profit, volunteer, and private sectors, as well as the broad public sector. Experience in the experiential education field in an academic setting is an asset. Experience in student counselling, preferably in a post-secondary environment.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 108081.

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