• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Attended numerous presentations on DLA Piper and undertook a group presentation, written exercise and interview.


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The week was predominantly made up of zoom presentations from people across the firm. From these session we were provided with insights into vary facets of DLA Piper including the matrix structure, it’s commitment to D&I and CSR as well as its coverage across the globe. Additionally, we also prepared a group presentation throughout the week and presented it on the final day.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • The main thing I gained from this internship was a deeper knowledge of the firm, it’s structure and it’s culture. The group presentation was a good opportunity to consolidate this information as it involved pitching DLA Piper to a prospective client. Further, the group element allowed me to improve my teamwork skills as well as my public/zoom speaking skills.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was very interesting. DLA Piper has impressive global coverage across a wide range of sectors and practice areas. The prospect of gaining insights into a variety of practice areas, as well as into different jurisdictions, is an exciting one.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • It is hard to gauge from zoom but every person that addressed us seemed genuinely personable, passionate about their jobs and excited to welcome graduates to the firm.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Extremely enjoyed it for the reasons above.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at DLA Piper
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend DLA Piper to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to DLA Piper
  • Show a genuine interest in their business and especially those aspects which stand out such as their global reach.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


3rd July 2021

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