July 12, 2021
Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) strives to make the investment markets benefit the public – enabling people to achieve their financial goals, enterprises to grow, and British Columbia to thrive.
Through smart rules, diligent oversight, strong enforcement and reliable guidance, we act as guardians of the province’s investment marketplace, striving to make BC a place where people can invest with confidence and companies can flourish. We are an independent agency accountable to the provincial legislature and the public through the Minister of Finance.
The Law Intern will work under the guidance of the Associate Manager of Legal Services on various projects assigned by the legal counsel team or other groups within Corporate Finance. The work can include assisting with implementing legislative initiatives, developing or amending national or local rules and policies, and reviewing applications for exemptions from corporate-finance related requirements.
Specifically, the intern has the opportunity to:
- Draft memos, briefing notes and other documents
- Conduct legal research and analyze legislation, policy and case law
- Conduct research on current events that impact the securities industry
- Gather and analyze market data
- Review and summarize comment letters
The ideal candidate is a 2nd or 3rd year law student (or a recent graduate). Please note this is not an articling position.
Depending on the candidate, this could be a temporary full-time position (35 hours per week) or a temporary part-time position (15 – 20 hours per week). The term of the position is September 7 – December 31, 2021.
The salary for this position is $24.70/hour + $45.00 bi-weekly in lieu of benefits + 6% vacation pay.
Offers will be subject to reference, credit, police and regulatory checks. If you are interested in this position, please apply online at https://www.bcsc.bc.ca/about/careers by July 23, 2021. Competition 21:135. Please include your resume, most recent transcript, and a sample of your writing skills that demonstrate clarity and plain language skills (minimum 5 pages).
Candidates must be authorized to work in Canada. Investment restrictions apply. We are an equal opportunity merit-based employer.