Canadian Lawyer 2

Practice. Precision. Perfection. If these words intimidate you, stop now. My placement at Thomson Reuters (Canadian Lawyer) was eye-opening. I had to learn the law quickly and write flawlessly. I had tedious tasks of sending 50 emails some days and creating Excel spreadsheets for ongoing research projects and future features.

 

But, I learned a lot and I had an amazing team to support me in every last query. My supervisors were tough, but fair. And those are the best ones. On day one, it felt like I was a part of a family. I met lawyers, I covered legal events, I was published, and through it all, I had a comfortable desk, and convenient commute. I got to live my dream job for six weeks, and I am a lot more confident and prepared for the future.