Rating

9.0/10

273 reviews

  • About You
    9.0
  • The Organisation
    9.2
  • Everything Else
    8.8

The Role

Role Description

Student at Durham University


  1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  2. I very much enjoyed the insight programme! I enjoyed the multiple engaging presentations and workshops and particularly the chances to network with both DLA Piper lawyers as well as my colleagues on the programme.

    9/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  4. I felt very valued during my time at the firm. Everyone I met was very enthusiastic and friendly and I really felt like they were taking a genuine interest in me and my individual route to becoming a commercial lawyer.

    9/10

  5. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  6. I received a lot of guidance and support. There was always a member of the graduate recruitment team on hand to answer any queries.

    9/10

  7. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  8. I received a lot information that will definitely help me in the future, particularly information about the SQE.

    9/10

  9. How well structured was the insight?
  10. Very well structured! I mixture of all kinds of activities - presentations, workshops, networking opportunities.

    9/10

  11. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  12. The general atmosphere was great, everyone was very friendly and wanted to network with each other.

    10/10

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

  14. 9/10

  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. 9/10

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

  18. 9/10

  19. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  20. It helped my confirm my career path.

    9/10

  21. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  22. I really appreciated being put up in a hotel for 3 nights as well as being reimbursed especially as I was travelling from abroad.


  23. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  24. Yes there were many opportunities to network with a range of people from the firm.

    9/10

  25. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

  26. 9/10

  27. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  28. Yes, I heard a lot about the pro bono opportunities.

    8/10

  29. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  30. Yes, I would definitely recommend this to a friend. The best insight scheme I have been on to date.

    9/10

  31. 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)

Legal/Law

North East

1st May 2019

Unpaid


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