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Summer Aboriginal Student, Law

Date: Nov 30, 2018

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Are you an Aboriginal student currently in your second year of a common law degree program at a Canadian university? We have a great opportunity for you. You will be working in our legal affairs department in Calgary and will assist our team in the provision of legal services and support to Suncor.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct legal research, analysis and draft memorandums
  • Draft commercial agreements and assist with regulatory matters
  • Assist team members with project work
  • Participate in meetings with Suncor's legal affairs team and internal clients

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • You are currently a 2nd year Aboriginal student in a common law degree program at a Canadian university and returning to full-time studies at the conclusion of this position
  • Must be eligible for and registered in the Law Society of Alberta’s 2019 Indigenous Law Student Summer Employment Program
  • Attach your most recent transcripts with your application in order to be considered

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the oil and gas industry is desirable
  • High degree of flexibility and the ability to readily adapt to changes in priorities and plans
  • Creative problem solver with a proven ability to work towards achieving a desired business outcome within corporate and legal parameters
  • You are a highly motivated, self-starter with solid business judgment
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • This is a student position for a term of 4 months starting in May 2019

Why Suncor
Start your career at one of Canada's leading companies. Suncor looks for people who have the best to offer, and provides the same in return. We are committed to sustainable, ethical growth - Suncor is a company where you can contribute in a meaningful way, grow your skills and career, and achieve success.

Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads

Job Segment: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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