New job Legal Student - Winter Term 2022 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc. in Nova Scotia

Legal Student - Winter Term 2022 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Company : Irving Shipbuilding
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nova Scotia

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Located at 3099 Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding has a proud history as Canada's shipbuilder. A proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies, we have been building quality vessels and fabricated modules for more than 50 years, and our Halifax Shipyard has been at the forefront of Canadian shipbuilding for 130 years.

Since 2012, we have invested more than $400 million in facilities, people, processes, and technology, making Halifax Shipyard one of the most modern and capable shipyards in the world. Over the next 30 years our shipbuilders will construct 23 modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, the largest defense procurement in Canadian history.

This year, we will deliver the lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, the largest Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years. And we’re just getting started. We’re growing our team with career-defining opportunities that will revitalize Canada’s shipbuilding industry and provide Canada’s sailors with the ships they need to protect Canada’s interests at home and abroad. Our workforce of over 2,000 will grow to more than 2,800 at peak construction of the Canadian Surface Combatants.

We have built more than 80% of Canada’s current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on the ships, including the Halifax-class frigates.

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is currently recruiting for a Legal Student – Winter Term to join our Legal team between January – April 2022.

This role is based in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The primary language of work is English.

Job Responsibilities:

The Legal Student will be involved in many aspects of the company's legal affairs, and tasks may include, among other things: performing legal research; preparing memoranda; assisting in the drafting, review and negotiation of contracts; supporting the department with its identification and implementation of legal practice innovation technologies and processes; and providing general support to the Legal Department as required.

Job Qualifications:
  • Eligible applicants will be completing legal studies from an accredited university program;
  • Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in business or business law, as evidenced by prior post-secondary course of study, work experience, extracurricular experience and/or upper year course selection;
  • Undergraduate and law school academic performance should be strong;
  • Applicants should be self-motivated, proactive and team-oriented.

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Please be advised that some positions within our business have been designated as ‘Safety Sensitive’ where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his/her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job. If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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