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Careers in the Public Sector

A public sector legal career in Canada can take many different forms, but those who choose this path all have one thing in common - they wish to serve their community and work for the public good. 

The following are some great general resources for deciding whether a legal career in the public sector is for you.  If you decide to follow this path, PSJD can help with articling opportunities specific to a public interest focused career.  We have also compiled some other job search resources that will help you focus on the path that's right for you.

Public Interest Careers - Is it right for me?

Careers in Social Justice

Canadian Lawyer Magazine - tips on summer work on the public sector

Federation of Law Societies of Canada