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Law, Student (temporary, up to 4 months)

Saskatoon SK

Job Description:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is a diverse business operating in the agriculture, food, energy and home and building sectors. Based in Saskatoon, Sask., FCL is owned by independent retail co-operatives from across Western Canada that are committed to local investment, community mindedness and lifetime membership benefits. FCL is involved in wholesaling and manufacturing, including refined fuels and lubricants. It also provides administrative and marketing support to its member-owners. For more information, visit www.fcl.crs.  

The Co-operative Retailing System is a network composed of Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and over 180 independent retail co-operatives that help build, feed and fuel individuals and communities in Western Canada. From Vancouver Island to northwestern Ontario and into the Arctic, retail co-ops serve 1.8 million active members and many more customers at 2,500 locations. FCL centrally supplies and supports these retail co-ops. By working together under the CO-OPĀ® brand, we are all committed to local investment, community mindedness and lifetime membership benefits. For more information, visit www.coopconnection.ca.   

FCL invites applications for the position of Law, Student (temporary, up to 4 months) in our home office located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Reporting to Senior Corporate Counsel, the Law Student provides support to the Legal, Compliance and Governance Department by undertaking research projects, analyzing information and writing opinions and reports, reviewing, filing/submitting documents, preparing/drafting template documents, and supporting FCL legal counsel with various projects and tasks as assigned.


Reporting to the Senior Corporate Counsel, responsibilities for this position include the following: 

  • Assist with legal research projects and other legal matters and day to day matters as assigned.
  • Assist with the preparing and drafting of template documents and legal precedents.
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as the filing, submitting and scanning documents.
  • Handle confidential and personal information with discretion and ensure that a professional image is portrayed at all times in written and verbal communication with other Business Units and external parties.
  • Act as a point of contact for other Business Units as and when required.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


The successful candidate will be currently enrolled and has completed their first year of a post-secondary Law program. Strong research skills, efficient time management/planning and excellent verbal and written communication skills is an asset.   

A combination of education and experience may be considered

Additional Information:

FCL offers a competitive salary, ongoing personal and professional development, and the opportunity to work with one of western Canada's most successful organizations.

You may be required to undergo a background and substance test in accordance with FCL policies.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Apr 21 2019


401 22nd Street East
PO Box 1050
Saskatoon SK S7K 0H2
Human Resources: careers@fcl.crs