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Bennett Jones LLP
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Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Bennett Jones LLP was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

  • Bennett Jones supports employees who are new parents with maternity and parental leave top-up payments and provides the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence -- additionally, the firm offers subsidies to help cover the costs of daycare
  • Bennett Jones invests in the long-term development of employees through tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions, subsidies for professional accreditation and a formal mentoring program
  • Employees at Bennett Jones enjoy a number of sponsored social events each year, including "happy-hour" Fridays, hosted approximately four times throughout the year, a lawyer's ski weekend, staff appreciation celebrations and availability of the firm's private box for sporting events and concerts
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Highlights

Industry Law Firm
Established in Canada 1922
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 861
Part-time employees in Canada 52
Average age of employees in Canada 43
Longest serving employee 40 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Bennett Jones LLP was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • Bennett Jones manages an in-house mentoring program to help students transition to junior associates, and offers mentoring to legal assistants, legal summer students, and articling students
  • Bennett Jones works with various post-secondary institutions such as SAIT Polytechnic, Bow Valley College, Humber College and Reeves College to hire Legal Assistant practicum students each year -- the 6-week program includes in-house training, rotational assignments between departments and opportunities to job-shadow in various areas -- students are also paired with a mentor and a portion of the practicum is paid
Bennett Jones employee

Highlights

Industry Law Firm
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 861
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, online employee skills inventory
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives "What we wish we had known!" guide, which includes tips on researching prospective firms for employment, general information about Bennett Jones and what students can expect from their summer or articling experience

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Bennett Jones LLP has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
New Grad Jobs at Bennett Jones
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Highlights for New Grads

Industry Law Firm
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 861
Part-time employees in Canada 59
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Articling Student, Legal Assistant, Law Clerk/Paralegal
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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