Rating

8.9/10

273 reviews

  • The Role
    9.5
  • Organisation
    7.8
  • Socialising
    9.2

The Role

Role Description

Summer Virtual Internship - in place of the 3 week Summer Internship.


  1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  2. Under the circumstances of the internship having to be online, I think DLA really put the effort in to make sure the experience was as enjoyable as possible. They hosted a range of talks which gave an in depth feel of DLA as a whole and gave us the opportunity to connect with a range of other employees which was really enjoyable.

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  4. Throughout it was emphasised how well we had done to get onto the internship. As well I felt that we were made to feel extremely comfortable and confident in the process and were asked numerous times how things were going.

    10/10

  5. How much guidance/support did you receive during the virtual experience?
  6. The grad rec. team were really great at providing us with buddies, and giving contact details of members of the team to go to if needed. In depth timetables were circulated at the right time and everyone knew what was going on at all times and where to be and when.

    10/10

  7. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  8. It really encouraged me to take the opportunity to network with as many people as possible. Developed communication and presentation skills.

    10/10

  9. How well structured was the virtual experience?
  10. Extremely well, a few sessions ran over, but suitable adjustments were made to ensure we got enough breaks when possible.

    9/10

  11. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?
  12. Really positive and informative atmosphere, supporting us to be ourselves and enjoy the experience.

    10/10

  13. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  14. We had lots of talks to learn about the firm and directed to the assistance of current trainees to help us with our group projects.

    8/10

  15. 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?
  16. Really helped. Lot of opportunity to ask questions and hear lots of different people's experiences with the firm and what it's like to be a trainee and be an employee in general.

    10/10

  17. How much did the virtual experience help you in understanding the company culture?
  18. I feel I now really understand the culture of the firm, from the way the whole experience was organised to engaging with all the employees and listening to how they explain the company culture.

    10/10

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

    10/10

  21. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  22. We were all paid for the week.


  23. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  24. Yes lots of networking within our regional offices. And then some chances to talk with people from other offices too.

    10/10

  25. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  26. They hosted a quiz evening with a free takeaway for us to order.

    8/10

  27. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  28. Yes through the employee talks and trainee question panel.

    9/10

  29. Would you recommend this virtual experience to a friend?
  30. yes! Overall it was a really positive and informative experience.

    10/10

  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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Virtual Experience

Legal/Law

Yorkshire and Humberside

25th June 2020

Less than £ 10,000


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