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Indigenous Law Summer Student


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

This position is for an Indigenous student currently in first or second year of a common law degree program at a Canadian university. The successful candidate will be located in Imperial’s Law department in Calgary, AB and will assist in-house lawyers in the provision of legal support to the Imperial organization.  Responsibilities may include: legal research; writing opinions and memoranda; drafting letters, pleadings and contracts; project work of a legal nature; and participating in meetings with in-house lawyers and internal clients.

Imperial conducts business in a manner that respects the land, environment, rights and cultures of Indigenous communities. In the areas where we explore, develop and operate, Imperial engages Indigenous communities in open and forthright consultation and strives to establish meaningful relationships built on mutual trust and respect. Please see here for more information on Imperial’s Indigenous Relations Guiding Principles and Guidelines.




Start date: May 2020


Work term: 4 months


Location: Calgary, AB


Your Benefits

  • Gaining valuable work experience in one of Canada’s largest and most successful companies
  • Working in a continuous learning environment that encourages you to grow your skills and capabilities
  • A work environment that values and celebrates inclusion & diversity, which includes employee-led networks such as the Imperial Indigenous Network
  • One scheduled Friday off per month
  • Term relocation assistance is available for those who qualify
Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. 

Other considerations 

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 


Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadline:  January 31, 2020

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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