Assistant Editors: First-year Law Students

The Ottawa Law Review (OLR) is seeking Assistant Editors for the 2017/2018 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 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 Phedely Ariste, Human Resources Manager at by September 15, 2017 at 4 pm.


Successful candidates will be contacted on September 19, 2017.


Thank you and good luck!

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