Rating

8.6/10

273 reviews

  • About You
    8.0
  • The Organisation
    8.2
  • Everything Else
    10.0
  1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  2. The presentations as well as the workshops were well done: just enough of each were planned to keep everyone interested till the end of each day. All the staff were very nice and helpful and the networking opportunities were plentiful however the networking event on the first day was a bit cramped.

    9/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  4. All the staff were friendly and willing to answer questions. They were very easy to talk to and willing to help in the future. There were also many trainees around and came towards us which made it easier.

    8/10

  5. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  6. All the presentations were relevant and helpful not only for future applications bit as to what the job of a trainee is and what the firm culture is like.

    8/10

  7. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  8. The workshops were helpful for competitions and teamwork which applies to studying and life in general.

    7/10

  9. How well structured was the insight?
  10. Very well structured, I was never bored and found it easy to stay focused because of the different types of activities and information given.

    10/10

  11. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  12. Everyone was friendly and it was easy to interact with everyone including trainees, graduates and other staff involved.

    9/10

  13. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  14. With partners and trainees taking the time to come talk to use, network presente different things to use it felt like people and the firm were really investing in us.

    8/10

  15. 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?
  16. The networking and presentations by trainees gave me a good insight into what my potential role would could be: this included every day tasks and information about different sectors.

    9/10

  17. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  18. Everyone was very nice, we got a lot of information about pro-bono investment from the firm and the general attitude of staff. The fact that the firm also invests in extracurricular activities through sports teams and diversity with different networks is also very impressive and encouraging. The firm doesn't only look goos on paper it also does in real life.

    8/10

  19. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  20. I was already pretty set on law and going for a training contract so this scheme didn't help me in that aspect however it did re-enforce my belief that I would be right for this role and that my skills fit the required ones to work here and be successful.

    5/10

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


  22. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  23. There were staff around at all times including lunch as well as at planned networking events. The most helpful for me was being able to talk to trainees in a relaxed environment around lunch: it was easy to talk to them and answered all my questions about the firm and their role

    10/10

  24. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  25. There were staff around at all times including lunch as well as at planned networking events. The most helpful for me was being able to talk to trainees in a relaxed environment around lunch: it was easy to talk to them and answered all my questions about the firm and their role

    10/10

  26. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  27. There are sports teams and plenty of networks to get involved with.

    10/10

  28. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  29. Yes. See all responses above.

    10/10

  30. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Corporate Law, Property Law, Tax Law

Central London and City

16th April 2019

Unpaid


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