Virtual Insight Scheme at DLA Piper

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Virtual
Review Date
Roles
Legal/Law
DLA Piper is a Top Employer

4.5/5

Skills
4.5
Business Insight
4.3
Culture
4.3
Your Impressions
5

Role Description

First year insight scheme

Overview

1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.

Each day involved a variety of talks from partners, trainees and grad recruitment. We also had sessions on the SQE and application advice

Skills

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

I built up my commercial awareness and understanding of the legal profession. From the application sessions I also was able to pick up some great advice on CVs.

How would you rate the training provided during your experience?

5 /5

How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?

4 /5

How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?

4 /5

Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development

5 /5

Business Insight

3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?

It was really insightful and you got a genuine appreciation for how committed everyone at DLA piper is to the firm.

Please rate how insightful you found the insight

4 /5

How would you rate the structure of the insight

5 /5

How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight

4 /5

Culture

4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?

They gave off an authentic feeling of being inclusive, approachable and genuinely interested in the work they do.

How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?

5 /5

How would you rate the networking opportunities?

3 /5

Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?

5 /5

Your Impressions

5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I thoroughly enjoyed the insight scheme. It would’ve been great if we could have had the scheme in person but it went as well as it could have done on zoom

Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight

5 /5

Please rate how your experience met your expectations

5 /5

Please rate the future employment prospects at DLA Piper

5 /5

7. Would you recommend DLA Piper to a friend?

Yes

8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to DLA Piper

To research the firm and only apply if you have a genuine interest in their work and are interested in an international firm. Also have an open mind