vacation scheme student at Herbert Smith Freehills

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Commercial Law

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9.9/10

About You
10.0
The Organisation
10.0
Everything Else

9.8

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.

10/10

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.

10/10

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.

10/10

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

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

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

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Open and friendly atmosphere.

10/10

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

Training session held almost everyday.

10/10

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.

10/10

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

A lot.

10/10

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

Very useful, especially regarding the practice areas.

10/10

Other Information

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.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

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

10/10

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

9/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

10/10