Vacation Schemer at CMS

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Commercial Law

8.9/10

About You
8.8
The Organisation
9.0
Everything Else

8.8

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Very much so. Everyone is extremely friendly, helpful and make you feel apart from the team.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I felt like I was apart of the trainee group within the department and my supervisors valued the work I completed.

8/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

My trainee buddy and people I shared 'my pod' with were always happy to answer any questions.

9/10

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

You learn what skills the 'perfect' trainee requires, develop your phone voice and learn how to write advice.

8/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Very well structured. There is a social at the beginning of the first week and some ice breaker activities to meet all of the vac schemers and trainees. The work given to you is determined by your supervisor which you fit around the presentations throughout the scheme which give an insight into different practice areas.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

It is a really friendly environment and you feel really involved with your team, other vac schemers and trainees.

9/10

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

We are given IT training at the beginning of the scheme to ensure you can use the system.

6/10

8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

You are fully submerged in the team you are in and treated like a trainee

10/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

You get a great overview from different members of different departments.

10/10

10. How valuable was the content of the day in helping you to decide on your future career path?

very helpful.

10/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?


12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

We had presentations from other practice departments and a varied selection of trainees came to the events

9/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

we have 3 socials over the course of 2 weeks

8/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Very enjoyable and insightful experience

10/10