Legal and Law Internship at Go Abroad China

Internship (1-4 Months)
Shanghai, China
Review Date


The Role
The Company
The Culture

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

My jobb was engaging. I worked on delivering on a regulatory reports, some data entries to compliance departments, supporting regulatory analysis of draft laws and some clerical duties. Go Abroad China found me a position that really offered all i was looking for in an internship.
5 /5

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I felt part of the team. My team was really supportive and engaged with me. i was able to voice out my opinions and manage a few tasks within our team.
5 /5

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I was encouraged to ask questions anytime I was unsure. I was always supervised and got feedback on my performance.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had various projects to work on. We were using a slack software were our tasks were laid out weekly, so I always had tasks to submit in the coming weeks. Basically everyone was always preoccupied.
5 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I worked on really engaging tasks and had the chance to manage tasks in my team.
5 /5

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

I gained valuable skills from my internship. These skills would really help me stand out in the job market and compliment my CV really well in addition to my degree.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Most times it was noisy in some departments, but understandable as everyone had a target to meet and projects to hand in.
5 /5

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

It was a bit cramped up when I began, as my experience was being accessed by my supervisor in order to give to create my tasks, since I was just interning for 3months, I actually started doing real work in the 2nd month.
5 /5

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

For personal development, I attended the networking events by Go Abroad China, the company didnt provide much of this, but there were mentors to speak to for career advice.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I would consider it.
2 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

It was mostly busy at the office so there was really no social scene
5 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

My accommodation was really close to the office, so Id just work each day
4 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

5 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

I attended the Go abroad china activities during the weekend
5 /5