Rating

3.3/5
  • Skills
    3.3
  • Responsibilities
    1.0
  • Support & Guidance
    3.5
  • Culture
    4.0
  • Your Impressions
    3.0

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.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Legal/Law

9th April 2021


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