Assistant Editors: First-year Law Students

The Ottawa Law Review (OLR) is seeking Assistant Editors for the 2016/2017 academic year. Assistant Editor positions are reserved for first year law students.


Assistant Editors’ responsibilities include:

  • Researching primary and secondary source materials; and
  • Locating materials referenced by authors to ensure that citations are accurate.


As an Assistant Editor, you can expect to:

  • Learn hard legal skills (including research, writing, and critical thinking);
  • Join a collegial team environment;
  • Be mentored by upper year law students;
  • Attend numerous events, like our annual Alumni Dinner and Symposium; and
  • Network with the OLR’s alumni, who are now pillars of the Canadian legal profession.


To apply, please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter describing:

  • Why you would be an ideal candidate for the Assistant Editor position; and
  • Why you would like to join the OLR.

Please email your application package in PDF format to the attention of Kimberley Pollard, Human Resources Manager at by September 14, 2016 at 4 pm.


Successful candidates will be contacted on September 19, 2016


Thank you and good luck!

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