Virtual Intern at DLA Piper

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Duration
Virtual Experience
Region
Lymm North West
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Legal/Law

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DLA Piper is a Top Employer

7.3/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
6.2

Socialising

7.5

About You

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

Of course it was not the same as going into the office, but DLA certainly did a fantastic job of replicating that experience considering the circumstances.

8/10

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

Very supportive and down-to-earth. Everyone recognised you for who you were and gave you the opportunity to enjoy it.

8/10

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

There was always someone to turn to for support whether that was graduate recruitment, a buddy, a trainee or the other interns.

9/10

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

The skills (teamwork, time management, network, working under pressure, presenting, etc) I developed will certainly help in the future.

7/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the virtual experience?

Very well structured. It had a good balance of providing information about the firm, getting to know the people and the culture of DLA and taking part in activities with the other interns.

8/10

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

Very positive. The other interns were very friendly and enthusiastic and graduate recruitment did a great job of keeping is busy with enjoyable activities.

8/10

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

The spent a lot of time give us information and advice. They also put on a range of activities to help us develop organisation, teamwork and presentation skills.

6/10

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?

As it was virtual this was naturally limited, however,, we took part in office specific sessions which simulated the kinds of tasks that would be carried out at the firm.

7/10

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

This was something that DLA did very well. We heard from a whole range of people at the firm who really showed off their personalities and were open to questions. This allowed us to properly understand what the people at DLA are like.

9/10

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

Very valuable I really enjoyed the experience and would love to join the firm!

8/10

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?

Due to the virtual element this was limited, however, there were several activities where we were able to mix in groups and meet new people.

6/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

There was one main social event which was the quiz. It was really fun and a nice way to start off the internship and meet some new people.

7/10

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

Yes, we had several presentations about this and there are lots of opportunities.

8/10

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

Definitely, as a virtual internship it was fantastic.

9/10

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