How To Apply

Check out our Important Dates page for up-to-date information on our recruitment activities! Read our exciting project descriptions and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for other important updates and events!

Step 1: Get to know PBSC Western!

Come learn more about PBSC Western and meet members of the PBSC Western team at the following events:

Wednesday September 16th, 2020 Launch Event (3:00pm - 4:00pm) on Zoom. Featuring special guest speakers!

Additionally, on September 17th, 2020 (5:00pm - 7:00pm) PBSC Western will hold a virtual questions and answers session for all students

Step 2: Apply for a project!

Our applications will open on September 14th, 2020 at 12:00pm.

All applications are due by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.


Step 3 (If Selected): Accept Your Offer, Complete the Student Agreement Form, and Attend Your Trainings

Rolling offers are sent out electronically the week of September 28th, 2020. Once you receive an offer, you have 24 hours to decline or accept via email. Once all volunteer positions are filled, PBSC Western will indicate this on our social media outlets.

If you accept an offer, you will be required to complete the Student Agreement Form and attend mandatory Virtual PBSC Training on September 30th, 2020 at 3PM. Some projects will also require you to attend PBSC WestlawNext Canada Research Training in October. If you are entering your first year of law school, you will be required to attend a WestlawNext session.

  • PBSC Westlaw 1L Introductory Training - Friday, October 2nd from 3:30 – 4:30pm
  • PBSC Westlaw Upper Year Advanced Training – Thursday, October 15th from 11 – 12:30am

NOTE: some projects have additional project-specific training, so please read the project descriptions carefully when applying for positions as these training sessions are mandatory.