The Ottawa Hospital Legal Internship

Civic Campus, The Ottawa Hospital
1053 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON
Time: 230 hours in Spring (May–June) 2019
Number of positions available: 2
Description of position: Students will be asked to undertake projects with a focus on corporate hospital law, governance and legislative compliance regarding freedom of information and/or privacy law. Students will work under the supervision of the General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Privacy Officer of The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and with guidance from the Specialist, Legal Services and Information and Privacy Office.
Eligibility: This internship falls in the "student-proposed internship" (SPI) category. It is open to uOttawa Law students currently in 2nd–4th year. Students must be able to complete two consecutive internship periods at 3 weeks each for a total of 6 weeks in May and June. Note that students can complete a maximum of two SPIs in their degree, so if you have already completed one you may not be eligible for this opportunity. Students must be able to work on-site at TOH's Civic Campus during business hours.
Logistics: Each internship period counts for 3 units of course credit, for a total of 6. SPIs are unpaid, though students are welcome to secure any external funding they may find. For example, you may find fellowship opportunities at the Faculty's Career and Professional Development Centre. More general information on SPIs is available here.
Application and Deadline: Please send your applications by e-mail to, no later than Monday 11 February 11:59 pm (NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE). Include a cover letter, resume, and unofficial law school transcripts.
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