Intern at DLA Piper

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Legal/Law
DLA Piper is a Top Employer

3.3/5

Skills
3.3
Responsibilities
1
Support & Guidance
3.5
Culture
4
Your Impressions
3

Role Description

I was part of a three day insight event for DLA Piper. The role was mainly learning more about the company and potential careers in the sector.

Overview

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.

I was an Insight week member. The role involved mainly learning more about the company and potential career paths involved.

Skills

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

Mainly lots of new terminology, but also I learned some fundamentals of the legal sector and the route to a career in this field.

How would you rate the training provided during your experience?

3 /5

How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?

3 /5

How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?

5 /5

Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development

2 /5

Responsibilities

3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?

No

Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was

1 /5

Support & Guidance

4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?

There was lots of support and guidance from DLA representatives.

How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?

4 /5

How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?

3 /5

Culture

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

N/A

How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?

5 /5

How would you rate the social opportunities?

3 /5

How would you rate the diversity initiatives?

5 /5

How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?

3 /5

Your Impressions

6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?

I enjoyed it, but I hope that it could have been slightly longer and involve more interactive activities.

Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship

2 /5

Please rate how your experience met your expectations

2 /5

Please rate the future employment prospects at DLA Piper

5 /5

7. Would you recommend DLA Piper to a friend?

Yes

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

I would say research the fundamentals of law so that once at DLA, synthesizing information and asking relevant questions becomes much easier.