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Summer Students

The Bianchi Presta Difference

We are a mid-size, full service law firm located in the heart of the City of Vaughan. Our firm's founding partners built this business from the ground up on the basic principle of putting the client first. Today, our team enjoys a fast-paced, dynamic work environment coupled with a collegial office culture - where our team works together by supporting one another to provide our clients a level of service that is second to none. Our continued success is, without a doubt, linked to our ability to attract and retain high-caliber individual lawyers, associates, students, and support staff, who embody our core-values as we continue to enhance and grow our team in various roles and capacities. 

To find out more about the different types of opportunities we are offering, please select the position that is relevant to you.  

OVERVIEW

Bianchi Presta welcomes both first year and second year law students looking for an introduction to working in their chosen profession. While working under the guidance of our lawyers, our students will be provided the opportunity of a placement that prefers a hands-on approach.  

THE SUMMER STUDENT EXPERIENCE

We aim to expose our summer students to all our areas of practice during their time with us. This will help them come to understand what it is they like about the law, and assist them in choosing their direction of practice. We’re looking for ambitious students who have not only displayed an interest in what we do, but bring with themselves a good work ethic, and strong academic credentials. 

INTERESTED IN APPLYING AS A SUMMER STUDENT?

First Year Summer Students:

  • Looking to gain an edge on your peers by getting an authentic glimpse at what your future legal career may look like? Our hands-on learning approach will help develop your core competencies and position yourself for success in the classroom in your second year of law school.
  • If you are in the process of completing your first year of law school and are interested in summering with Bianchi Presta, we strongly encourage you to apply today!
  • To streamline this process, your customized application to Bianchi Presta must include: (i) your resume, (ii) a cover letter, (iii) your most recent post-secondary (undergraduate or graduate) academic transcript(s) and (iv) a minimum of two (2) work-related or academic references.
  • Please submit your application for consideration to our BP Selection Committee at careers@bianchipresta.com on or before February 15th in a single PDF file entitled:

    “<Student Name> Summer Student Program Application (1st Year) <YYYY-MM-DD>

Second Year Summer Students:

  • Refining your competitive edge in anticipation of your articles? Looking for opportunities to hone your legal skills?
  • If you are in the process of completing your second year of law school and are interested in summering at Bianchi Presta, please follow these instructions to apply.
  • Your application must include: (i) your Resume, (ii) a Cover Letter and (iii) your First Year Law School transcript, (iv) your most recent post-secondary (undergraduate or graduate) academic transcript(s) and (v) a minimum of two (2) work-related or academic references.
  • Please submit your application for consideration to our BP Selection Committee at careers@bianchipresta.com by no later than 5:00PM on October 31st in a single PDF file entitled: 

      “<Student Name> BP Summer Student Program Application (2nd Year) <YYYY-MM-DD>”

Application Deadline:

  • In limited circumstances, our BP Selection Committee, in its sole discretion, will entertain qualified applications beyond the foregoing application deadlines provided that: (i) positions are still available and (ii) a reasonable explanation is provided.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Our recruitment team will be hard at work reviewing each and every one of your applications. We are always on the lookout for the newest and brightest legal minds to join us in our pursuit to become one of the most recognized and well respected full service law firms in the Greater Toronto Area.

APPLICATION TIPS

Successful candidates will be those individuals who:

  • Effectively demonstrate how they can add genuine value to the Bianchi Presta team through their talents, interests, intellect and legal prowess.
  • Have a genuine interest in at least two (2) of our main legal practice areas. Be specific and explain.
  • Have notified both their work and academic references in advance of their application.
  • Exercise professionalism at all times and discretion in their use of all forms of social media.
  • Customize their applications to convey to our BP Selection Committee that our firm has been well researched.
  • Read, understand & precisely follow all application instructions.

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about our recruitment process, our summer student program, or the firm in general, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at careers@bianchipresta.com.

We thank you for your interest in joining Bianchi Presta. While we greatly appreciate all of the enthusiastic and eager applicants we receive each and every year, please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for next steps and interviews.