First-Year Technoship Program 2015

Posted on Monday, October 27, 2014

The First-Year Technoship Program was developed to provide University of Ottawa law students with financial assistance, to cultivate mentoring relationships, and to offer an early opportunity to work with faculty from the Centre for Law, Technology and Society on current research initiatives. Eligibility: This program is exclusively for 1st year students in both the English and French common law program. Selected students will receive $1000 remuneration for their work.

How to Apply: Students may submit applications starting November 3, 2014. Applications must be received by 4:00PM on November 13, 2014 to be eligible. Please submit your application by email to Applications need only include a cover letter and your curriculum vitae. Students do not need to provide transcripts. Students must indicate their desired areas of research from among the following list:

Intellectual property;
Copyright ;
International intellectual property policy;
Copyright, privacy & anonymity in litigation;
Open access;
Open data and content licensing;
Internet law;
Internet governance;
Net neutrality;
Law and Literature;
History of technology;
Food security;
Agriculture law and policy;
Access and benefit sharing to genetic resources;
Aboriginal knowledge;
Conference planning.

Placement: Selected students will be advised of their professor placement on December 11, 2014. Technoships will be carried out during the January and Winter 2015 semester as coordinated by your supervisor (Approximately 5 hours per week for 12 weeks, for a total of approximately 60 hours).

For more information contact Madelaine Saginur at

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