Rating

4.8/5
  • About You
    5.0
  • The Company
    5.0
  • Everything Else
    5.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • I had a great time and learnt so much about the firm and what it might be like to work as a trainee.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I had lots of catch up calls with lawyers and graduate recruitment. There a lot of opportunities for feedback, which made me feel like the firm cared about out development.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the virtual experience?
  • A lot of communication about the tasks and structure of the scheme. A chat service was used for any questions, which was helpful to the whole group.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Helped me differentiate between different practice areas and the style of work I would prefer. Networking virtually is another skill I developed.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the virtual experience?
  • Very well structured and a lot of clear communication from the firm about changes in light of COVID which was reassuring and helped me prepare.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?
  • Really friendly and collaborative. The socials like a virtual cooking class and virtual yoga over zoom were really fun and brought the group together.

    5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We had a pre-scheme social with the Smarty Train which prepared us with little hacks about working life and tips on how to adjust to a virtual format.

    5/5

  • 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?
  • The tasks on InsideSherpa involved a good level of challenge and the fact we had to prioritise a lot reflected real life.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the virtual experience help you in understanding the company culture?
  • The virtual social sessions helped a lot and we had talks from the pro-bono team, community outreach team and the different Diversity networks, including the Global Inclusion Lead.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Really helpful, outlined the different potential next steps.

    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?
  • Many opportunities before, during and after the 3 day scheme.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Informal speed networking, virtual live cooking class with a professional chef, virtual live yoga session with a professional instructor.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • We had talks from the pro-bono, community outreach and diversity networks and spoke to the trainee committee about social events they have been involved in

    5/5

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

    5/5

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Virtual Experience

Greater London

25th November 2020


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