Rating

4.4/5
  • About You
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.0
  • Everything Else
    4.8

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The A&O Winter Vacation Scheme was greatly tailored to our interests. We were given the opportunity to arrange meetings with people involved in things we were interested in.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Many members of the practice area I sat in were very keen in involving me with any interesting work they had.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Everyone in the team, including my mentor and the trainees, were all really friendly and were more than happy to answer any questions I had.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It helped me gain a better understanding of what legal work involved.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • There were organised presentations/activities in the mornings and evenings and we sat in our respective practice areas during the time in between.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • The scheme was really fun and definitely worth the time.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We were given access to many resources and we were each assigned a trainer.

    4/5

  • 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?
  • Although we couldn't see all the practice areas due to time constraints, it was a great opportunity to see what it feels like to work in one of the teams.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Other than my own experience, we were given the opportunity to meet people from a range of seniorities to ask about what it's like to work at A&O

    4/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • The scheme gave us a feel of what it's like to work as a commercial lawyer.

    4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Everyone on the scheme was paid and we could also apply for a bursary


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes, we could arrange meetings with people from different practice areas

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Yes, there were numerous networking dinners, drinks and lunches that we attended.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes, we could meet up with people from choir, diversity networks and pro bono teams.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Yes, it is definitely a great opportunity and the scheme is very well organised

    5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

28th January 2019


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