Virtual Links Participant at Linklaters

Duration
Virtual Experience
Region
N/A Nationwide
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Legal/Law

8.0/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
5.4

Socialising

9.5

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?

I thoroughly enjoyed Linklater's Virtual Links series as it was clear that it was well thought out and planned. There were various activities for participants with which to engage and I came out of Virtual Links with a greater knowledge of the firm.

9/10

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

I felt valued since Linklaters really made sure that Virtual Links was beneficial for its participants. They even set up virtual coffee chats in which one could talk to Graduate Recruitment, associates and trainees in a more relaxed setting.

10/10

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

I felt that I was very supported during the virtual experience. I reached out to Graduate Recruitment various times during Virtual Links and was quick to hear back.

8/10

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

Virtual Links helped me a great deal in gaining a deeper understanding of Linklaters. Additionally, I was given many tips to improve my commercial awareness and how to deal with my mental and physical health during quarantine. The understanding of Linklaters I gained helped me in an application to the firm after the scheme!

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the virtual experience?

The scheme was very well structured. A schedule was sent to participants ahead of the scheme and reminders of the events were sent to Virtual Links attendees prior to their start.

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?

The general atmosphere during the virtual experience was incredible. Everyone from Linklaters was very open and embracing. They made sure to interact with participants which was great.

9/10

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

5/10

8. To what extent did the virtual experience help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

5/10

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

5/10

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

The content really helped me get a better understanding of Linklaters as a firm!

9/10

Other Information

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

I was not paid or reimbursed expenses. However, there were no expenses to reimburse.

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

There were virtual coffee chats set up in order to foster networking with Linklaters employees.

9/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The opportunities were great as they occurred in a more relaxed setting. I feel that made it so that both participants and Linklaters employees were more comfortable.

9/10

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

I did find about various activities such as zumba, their retreats and pro bono.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this virtual experience to a friend?

I would definitely recommend this experience to a friend as it would enhance their knowledge of the firm.

10/10

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