Students

Take Control of Your Future

Law school can be challenging, but finding your direction in law can be even more difficult. That’s why we’ve developed a student program where we share our knowledge freely, give students real legal work, and provide opportunities for advancement and growth not typical of most national law firms.

We are looking for an ambitious self-starter who is up for a challenge and ready to make a real impact in the legal field – you might just be the person we’re looking for!

What We Look For

We are looking for people who are ready to learn, interested in an immersive legal experience, and enjoy collaborating with people.

We understand law school sometimes doesn’t prepare you for everything you need to know about the practice of law, and that’s okay! We have developed a student program that will prepare you to step into legal practice once you graduate. We want to empower and equip you to become successful associates and, eventually, partners of our Firm – that starts with our program and your willingness to learn.

What You’ll Learn

At Miller Thomson, you will learn the practice of law. We keep our client teams small so that our students get to work directly with experienced lawyers and truly learn how to become exceptional advisors and advocates.

We offer mentorship, development opportunities, and the opportunity to learn how to provide an exceptional client experience. Students are encouraged to seek out a variety of assignments with lawyers in all practice areas to gain greater insight into the areas of law that most interest them. We ensure our students get a front-row seat to our practice, business development initiatives, and broader firm culture. Our program helps you identify what you’re passionate about, and where you want to focus your interests and ensure you’re set up for growth and success.

When We Hire

Each of Miller Thomson’s offices hires first and/or second-year law students for our National Summer Program, depending on the office’s needs. Students who complete the Summer Program are a pipeline for our National Articling Student Program.

Students should review their relevant offices pages for information on timing and processes.

To learn more about life at Miller Thomson, visit our LinkedIn Life page.

Miller Thomson LLP is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Miller Thomson will provide accommodation on request throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation, please inform our Talent Management Department of the nature of the accommodation that you may need to ensure your equal participation.

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1L Indigenous Summer Student Program

We are proud to lead the way with our committal to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada‘s call to action to advance the reconciliation process. Our Indigenous Law Student Program is the first of its kind in the country:

National Diversity Scholarship and Mentoring Program

At Miller Thomson LLP, inclusion and diversity are critical components of our vision, values and strategic plan.

As part of Miller Thomson’s commitment to support diversity and inclusion initiatives in the communities in which we live and work, and as part of our obligation to keep listening, learning and pressing for real progress on the road to achieving equality for all, Miller Thomson is proud to introduce a Diversity Scholarship Program.

National Diversity Scholarship and Mentoring Program