Insight student at Allen & Overy

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London
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4.2/5

About You
4
The Company
4.4
Everything Else
4.3

Role Description

Insight day.

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Very informative and enjoyable.
4 /5

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

I was treated very kindly and respectfully. My presence was welcomed.
4 /5

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

I received a lot of valuable information. Some rather general points could have been discarded in favor of more specific tips tailored to the firm.
4 /5

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

The insight days certainly facilitated the application process although they are not particularly relevant to my field of study.
4 /5

The Company

5. How well structured was the insight?

Perfectly structured and very well organized.
5 /5

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Very enjoyable.
4 /5

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

The firm seemed interested in liaising with me.
4 /5

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?

This was the purpose of the insight day and it naturally achieved that goal.
5 /5

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

Especially the trainee buddy program allowed me to understand this.
5 /5

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

It gave me an understanding of what this particular career might be like.
4 /5

Everything Else

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

Generously !

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

The opportunities were eclectic and useful. Some more exposure to senior management would have been very interesting.
5 /5

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The ever opportunities were appropriate.
4 /5

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

This is an area that was not touched upon - although I am not personally very interested in it.
3 /5

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Absolutely.
5 /5