Rating

4.8/5
  • About You
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.9
  • Everything Else
    5.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Not only were you able to experience two different seats but many events were put on especially for vacation scheme students, such as a pro bono day, practice group talks, diversity and inclusion afternoon tea, and many more events.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Everyone was welcoming, valued every idea you had and was willing to answer any questions.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Before every seat you were set objectives to meet and had a review meeting at the end of each week to go over your progress. Everyone was so welcoming. Anyone would be willing to support you, if you had a query.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • From doing the vacation scheme I developed my research skills, how to problem solve, and work independently, among others, which will assist me in my degree studies and beyond.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Very well structured, and you were given a timetable at the beginning of the three weeks, and readily informed of any updates to the schedule.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Very welcoming, but a hard working environment too.

    5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Through the objectives this allowed vacation scheme students to personally develop their skill set.

    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?
  • As stated many events were put on for vacation scheme students with the aim of allowing us to gain a real insight into the firm, so we could determine whether this was a firm in which we would like to work at.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Alot, there is no other way to experience a firm's culture, unless you are there for a significant period.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • It 100% reaffirmed that I wanted to be a solicitor at a global commercial law firm.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • All travel expenses and hotel accommodation in London, on the induction four days was paid for, if you were doing your vacation scheme in a regional office.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • You were able to network constantly, as many employees were willing to chat and answer questions at any point.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Very good, all questions were answered.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • 5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • 100%

    5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

18th July 2017


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