Vacation Scheme student at Herbert Smith Freehills

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Legal/Law

10.0/10

About You
10.0
The Organisation
10.0
Everything Else

10.0

About You

Role Description

2 week VC

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I really enjoyed the Vacation Scheme and w2as able to get a good insight into the firm, how it operates and the daily work of people of the firm.

10/10

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

I felt extremely valued and everyone had an open door policy enabling you to get to know different people.

10/10

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

I got really good guidance from both of the associates and trainee buddies.

10/10

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

Will assist in law jobs.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Very well structured with informative and social events.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

A fantastic group of vacation scheme students and the people at the firm were very welcoming.

10/10

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

They invested heavily in me and everyone was always ready to explain things even though they were busy.

10/10

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?

It gave a really good insight and being able to talk to other people was good.

10/10

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

It gave a fantastic insight into the culture - which is fantastic!

10/10

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

Good

10/10

Other Information

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

Paid the highest in the City I believe.

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

Plenty of them.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Really good and everyone open to talking to you and sharing experiences.

10/10

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

Yes! Sports, music, pro bono etc.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Absolutely. Could not recommend it enough.

10/10