Summer Vac Scheme Student Review

by RPC

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Two week internship spent in two different departments. Took part in legal tasks including research, drafting, client meetings and proof reading. Also undertook insight activities run by the Early Talent team to get to know the firm better, as well as an afternoon volunteering with UOcean.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Communication skills, drafting, attention to detail, and how to quickly manage and build professional relationships.

  • 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?
  • RPC made it really easy to get to know the business and the roles during the scheme, they ran loads of events and took real care to help us, even booking a session with a coach. There is also loads of info available online!

  • 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?
  • The culture was super friendly and inclusive. We were encouraged to get to know people in all areas of the business, we attended loads of activities, the firm ran socials for us and everyone was incredibly generous with their time.

  • 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 absolutely loved the two weeks! It was interesting, challenging, and fun. I got to know the firm so much better and it made me really excited to train there.

  • 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 RPC
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend RPC to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to RPC
  • Be yourself, be proactive and organised, demonstrate a real knowledge and passion for the firm, as well as its business.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)



August 2023

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