Legal Careers in the Indigenous Context
In this activity, students learn about the variety of law-related jobs. It was designed with the realities of Indigenous people in mind and has been reviewed by Indigenous professionals. Accompanying the activity are testimonials from positive Indigenous role models.
- Begin thinking about potential careers in law
- Discover some of the lesser-known legal careers
- Present positive role models of Indigenous people working in the field of law
Subjects and subject-specific competencies
- Exploration of Vocational Training:
- Competency 1: Explores vocational training (learns about different trades and occupations)
- Personal Orientation Project:
- Competency 2: Contemplates his/her learning and work possibilities (considers possible career paths)
- Work-Oriented Training Path
Broad areas of learning
- Career Planning and Entrepreneurship:
- Familiarity with the world of work, social roles and occupations and trades
- Uses information: Gathers information and puts it to use
- Achieves his/her potential: Recognizes his/her personal characteristics
- Discover inspiring Indigenous professionals in the Legal Careers (English and French)
- A volunteer legal professional can visit your class to lead the workshop The Law: It’s Not Like in the Movies! This is designed to help students understand the main players and various steps in a criminal trial.
- The Emploi Quebec information website (IMT en ligne) has information on various careers, including job descriptions, job prospects and required training.
- monemploi.com (French only) provides a list and explanations of careers in the field of law and public order.
- Emploi Québec also has a search tool for careers (French only).
- LCIC - Teacher's Guide - FRENCH
- LCIC - PowerPoint Notes - FRENCH
- LCIC - Help - FRENCH
- LCIC - Justice - FRENCH
- LCIC - Careers - FRENCH
- LCIC - Politics - FRENCH
- LCIC - Protect - FRENCH
- LCIC - Smooth Justice - FRENCH
- LCIC - Teacher's Guide
- LCIC - PowerPoint Notes
- LCIC - Help
- LCIC - Justice
- LCIC - Careers
- LCIC - Politics
- LCIC - Protect
- LCIC - Smooth Justice