vacation scheme student at Herbert Smith Freehills

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London
Review Date

5/5

About You
5
The Company
5
Everything Else
4.9

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I enjoyed the way in which the vacation scheme was organised - everyday you could learn and do something.
5 /5

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

Even though you are a vacations scheme student, everyone at the firm makes you feel very comfortable and is very welcoming.
5 /5

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

The use of a trainee buddy was particularly good, as you could ask them any questions and they were always willing to help.
5 /5

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

I was able to understand more of what is required of you when undertaking the legal work
5 /5

The Company

5. How well structured was the insight?

The feedback was very useful and it allowed you to ensure you improved next time.
5 /5

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Open and friendly atmosphere.
5 /5

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

Training session held almost everyday.
5 /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?

I was able to understand the function and wider role of each department.
5 /5

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

A lot.
5 /5

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

Very useful, especially regarding the practice areas.
5 /5

Everything Else

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

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

I was able to meet loads of people.
5 /5

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Very good, got to talk to different people of different levels at the firm.
5 /5

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

5 /5

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

5 /5