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Vancouver – Summer Program

Thank you for your interest. Our 2023 Summer Law Student and 1L Indigenous Summer Law Student positions has now been filed.

2023 1L Indigenous Summer Law Student (Vancouver)

Miller Thomson invites Indigenous law students in their first year of study to apply to our 1L Indigenous Law Student Program in Vancouver.  Applications will be accepted through the viDesktop portal, which will open on January 18, 2023 and close on February  3, 2023 at 11:59 pm PT.

Applicants must be an Indigenous student in their first year of study at a Canadian law school and be able to demonstrate ties to their Indigenous community.

This position is based in our Vancouver office. If the successful candidate does not already live in the Metro Vancouver/Lower Mainland area, they will be provided with an additional stipend to off-set travel and living expenses.

Visit 1L Indigenous Summer Law Student Program and Vancouver Summer Student Program for more information about our summer program.

First year Indigenous law school students should apply with the following documents:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • undergraduate and law school transcripts (scanned/PDF copies accepted)
  • list of midterm or interim law grades if final first semester law grades are not available

Applicants may address their materials to:

David Buxton-Forman
Director, Legal Talent
Miller Thomson LLP
700 West Georgia Street, Suite 2200
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1K8

Please submit your application through the viDesktop portal.


After the application deadline, shortlisted students will be contacted to schedule an interview. Interviews will be held in-person at our Vancouver office. Virtual interviews will be offered to candidates who require an accommodation and to those who are attending law school outside of Vancouver.

Miller Thomson will provide accommodations on request throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodations, please inform Elisa Coelho at of the nature of accommodations that you may require, to ensure your equal participation.

Vancouver – Articling Program

Thank you for your interest in our Articling Program. We have hired back all of our summer students.  Therefore, we will not be participating in the 2023-2024 articling student recruit.