Archive for the year 2014

CBB Vancouver’s Family Barbeque at Ronald McDonald House

It’s hard to believe it, but Arend and I have finished our summer term at CBB Vancouver! Our last week at the office has been jam-packed with awesomeness, but the best part was CBB Vancouver’s Family Barbeque at the beautiful facilities of Ronald McDonald House of British Columbia. It was a fantastic event and an ideal […]

Hello, Goodbye.

Well, it’s been a time. But all good things must come to an end, even free lunches. As the summer draws to a close, it is now time to look back and reflect on all the amazing memories we have made over the past 3 and a half months. Full disclosure, this is very difficult […]

My Top Ten OCI Tips

1)    Be yourself. Your grades, cover letter, and resume got you the OCI. Now it’s time to be yourself and show the interviewers who you really are. 2)    Smile. Take a deep breath, relax, and smile. Despite how nervous you might be, don’t forget to smile! 3)    Maintain eye contact. Maintaining eye contact with your […]

West Coast Wednesday (Special Thursday Edition): Tips and Tricks for Vancouver’s “Big Firm” Hiring Process

To all of you brilliant and amazing almost-2Ls out there: How is it August already!?!? Days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder, and a cloud of palpable stress has descended over law students across Canada… OCI’S AND INTERVIEW WEEK ARE ALMOST UPON US!!!! Don’t worry, CBB Vancouver has your back. In our second-to-last West Coast […]

Like two peas in a pod…

As a collective, the summer students at Cassels have grown immensely close over the past 3 months. But the reality of being a summer student on Bay is that it is common to share an office with a  colleague. And to be honest, it’s kinda sweet (even the Chosen Ones are a little jealous). The formula […]