Weekly Intern Insights

Updated: Jul 22

We have interns join our big Good Counsel Services family every year, from not only the US, but also all around the world. Today we are excited to have Zoie Sutherland, one of our legal interns from Canada, share her experience and thoughts on this internship.




Zoie Sutherland

Legal Intern

Born and raised in Calgary, Canada, Zoie is a student at Carleton University in Ottawa. Zoie is pursuing a bachelor of global and international studies, and specializing in global politics.



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GCS: Hi Zoie, what's the most rewarding thing you've experienced during your internship?

Zoie: The most rewarding thing I've experienced is the sense of accomplishment that I've felt when doing work. I love the feeling of getting things done and getting things done well. Being given the opportunity to do that in different ways everyday is very important to me.


GCS: What's the most rewarding thing you've experienced during your internship?

Zoie: The most rewarding thing I've experienced is the sense of accomplishment that I've felt when doing work. I love the feeling of getting things done and getting things done well. Being given the opportunity to do that in different ways everyday is very important to me.




GCS: What was your most difficult task this week?

Zoie: My most difficult task has been writing an instructional page on How To Apply for a Registered Trademark. Attempting to write instructional text has been an interesting challenge.



GCS: What is your end goal for this internship? What's the most important skill you wish to learn or something you want to gain?

Zoie: My end goal for this internship is to gain working confidence in my abilities. Being able to come away with new knowledge that I can apply in school and the workplace in my future has been immeasurably useful.


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