Career Builders: Students
National's 2011 Law Student Issue reached Canada's 10,000 law students!
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Law firm confidential
National spoke to four recruiters from top law firms across the country to learn how they
assess job candidates along with tips on how to succeed in the big leagues.
The road less travelled
Many law students talk about making a difference in the world through law, but it’s not easy to connect with the right opportunities. Three lawyers offer advice on staying focused, overcoming obstacles and being ready when opportunity knocks.
Taking a detour
Sometimes a career path takes unexpected twists and turns. Two lawyers who took their time to find their calling discuss the merits of exploring your options.
Class wars — Shaking up the law school curriculum
Law firms — and not law schools — have historically been tasked with instructing their young recruits about the practice of law and working with clients. But should law faculties be schooling students on the business of law?
From the Editor
Why knowing yourself is the first step to finding true success and happiness at work.
From the President
The rewards of CBA membership
Getting your financial house in order How to start out on the right financial footing.
Making the pro bono connection
Build skills while giving back to the community.
Notable & Quotable
Legal dispatches from all over: student edition.
Four things you won’t learn in law school.
THE CBA AND YOU
Learn what the CBA can offer you
The CBA Young Lawyers International Program