Vacation Scheme Intern at Simmons & Simmons LLP

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Banking - Investment Banking/Finance Legal/Law

8.9/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Legal research; background reading; data entry; internet research; attending court.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

The people in the office, the HR team and all of the other interns were really friendly. I learnt a lot - tiring but very worthwhile!

9/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Both my trainee buddy and my supervisor were very supportive throughout.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

8/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The people were very friendly, although also very busy!

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

We had a fun and busy timetable that went without a hitch!

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

9/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Everyone bonded very well!

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

London is generally quite expensive

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Again - good but expensive.

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

There were lots of organised evening events, both social and sporting and also charity work.

9/10