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Thank you for your interest in Stewart McKelvey.  We look forward to reviewing your application.

Please review the application instructions carefully before you commence your application online.

Application instructions:

  • The application must be completed by accessing the link on this page.
  • The application must be completed in one sitting – you will not be able to log back in and complete it later.
  • Please upload a cover letter, resume, law transcripts, and undergraduate transcripts in that order (official transcripts not required) as one document into the Curriculum Vitae section. Please upload all documents in PDF format only. There is no need to complete the “fill out a profile” section.
  • If you want to be considered in more than one office location, submit one application and indicate your desired offices in the appropriate section.  Please do not submit multiple applications.
  • If you have any questions about our Student Program, hiring process or recruitment application software, please contact Janet Zed, Manager, Student Programs at jzed@stewartmckelvey.com or 902.444.1731.

Application deadlines:

  • We invite students at the Schulich School of Law, the University of New Brunswick and Université de Moncton to wait until January 2023 to apply when first semester marks are available. The deadline for these applications is in January 16th.
  • Given the large number of applications we receive from students at DAL, UNB and UdeM, we ask that applicants wait until January so marks may be included in your initial online application.
  • We invite students from all other law schools to apply in October.
  • You will be expected to submit first semester marks when they are made available.
  • Please submit marks by email to Janet Zed, Manager Student Programs, at jzed@stewartmckelvey.com.
  • The deadline for non-DAL, UNB and UdeM applications is Friday, October 14 at 5:00 p.m. EST (6:00 p.m. AST)

Available opportunities:

  • We are hiring 1L students to summer in our offices located in New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador and Prince Edward Island in 2023.
  • We are not hiring 1L students in the Halifax, NS office.
  • We are hiring 2L students to article in all offices in 2024 - 2025, with the option to summer in 2023.

Please note: We require that all members of the Stewart McKelvey team and visitors to our offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Click here to learn more.

Current opportunities:

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