Rating

4.1/5
  • About You
    4.0
  • The Company
    4.4
  • Everything Else
    3.9

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I really enjoyed my time at DLA Piper - great quality of work, with a great quality of people. Everybody was friendly, helpful, and keen to share their enthusiasm for the firm.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Associates and trainees often commented how useful my contributions had been. It was a great feeling to be valued.

    4/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • I was given a lot of scope for independent work and research, but this was by no means a bad thing - someone would always be on hand if I needed assistance.

    4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • We'll see!

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Very clear schedule, very well thought-through.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Very good atmosphere - friendly bunch of people, felt like I fit in.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Hugely. I was surprised just how much, time, effort, and money went into making this vacation scheme a success.

    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?
  • Very much so. I saw work in progress at all levels of operation, and in two different practice areas.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • I felt like everybody at DLA made a big effort to include me as part of the team, and the kind of culture was obvious from the start.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Very much so. I'll be delighted to join DLA Piper as a trainee in 2019.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • All reasonable expenses were reimbursed, apart from in the second and third weeks, were I supported myself.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • All the time - good social events planned, providing the ideal opportunity to network with a wide variety of people.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Good.

    3/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • I found out about some sports teams, and a weekly office choir.

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Absolutely. First class experience of an international business law firm.

    5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

18th July 2017


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