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Rating

5/5
  • About You
    5.0
  • The Company
    5.0
  • Everything Else
    5.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The vacation scheme was excellent. We got to sit in two different departments and experienced a great deal of interesting work for different clients. The social and networking events were also really good. It truly felt as if we were apart of the firm.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • We had an associate supervisor and trainee buddy each week. They were very encouraging and friendly. All of the team expressed their gratitude for the work done during the week, and I was taken to lunch both weeks.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • A lot. The HR team were always contactable. As well as our buddy and supervisor.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I learnt a lot in the 2 weeks I was there. Most notably what the client really expects of the firm, and the approach the firm is taking to develop in the ever developing market. Also team work skills, communication, time management, presenting.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Very well structured. We were given a time table from day one of the upcoming events. When we were simply working in our departments there was always work available for us to do.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Really good. Everyone was really friendly and I had a great 2 weeks.

    5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They invested a huge amount of time on us. We had networking events, one-on-one reviews with our supervisors as well as much contact with our buddy's. We also had workshops given by partners and associates.

    5/5

  • 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 definitely the case, as we were given real work in departments.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Culture is a big thing at RPC. We were continuously told by various staff about the culture and it was evident in how the firm operated.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • I was able to ask question at every avenue, and experiencing day-to-day life as a lawyer helped me decide that it was the job for me.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 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 has speed networking with all departments, as well as a welcome lunch and another networking lunch in week 2.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Great, as above. Also had bowling and karaoke with the trainees, and a dinner.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes, we were invited to social events, house football, tennis, Wimbledon afternoon.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • 5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Legal/Law

Central London and City

26th October 2016


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