Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

Role Description

Virtual Insight Day for first-year law students.

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The event gave us an overview of Baker McKenzie as a whole, looking into the practice areas found at the firm, as well as inclusion and diversity. We networked with trainees, associates, and partners, who gladly answered any questions we had about the firm. This provided us with skills and tips for applying for a vacation scheme at the firm.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Through this event, I developed my interviewing skills as the firm provided an example for how to answer questions when doing video interviews and further advice on how to build our confidence and speaking skills.


  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • 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?
  • The event mainly consisted of networking, so I enjoyed talking to people from various practice areas and got a better understanding of what their job is like and how it differs from other practice areas. The graduate recruitment gave a presentation on the global reach of the firm, how they stand out, their departments, and their culture. I gained a good understanding of what it would be like as a trainee at the firm.


  • 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

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The graduate recruitment team and the other members of the firm were very welcoming and made sure no question was left unanswered. The inclusion and diversity presentation proved that the culture of the firm is evolving and improving year by year as they are actively doing what they can to diversify the firm.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I really enjoyed this insight day as I got to meet lots of people who were friendly and ready to answer any questions I had. I gained a lot of knowledge and advice from this event so I am grateful to have been to this event.


  • 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 Baker McKenzie
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Baker McKenzie to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Baker McKenzie
  • Make sure to include any mitigating circumstances you have as the firm will take these into consideration and you will not be judged. Don't be afraid to be different as firms like Baker McKenzie are actively looking for people from different backgrounds.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

18th August 2021


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