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Rating

4.3/5
  • About You
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.4
  • Everything Else
    4.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I enjoyed the insight day a great deal because I was given real and true insight of work at Bakers from lawyers with different experience.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I always felt very valued during my short time at Bakers because my contributions made in the team were always taken on board and no questions ever asked were deemed stupid.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • An absolute wonderful guidance/support was given to me at Bakers from everyone starting from Partners to Trainees and of course the HR team in charge on that day.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have great confidence that the skills I have developed at Bakers will allow me to make strong applications from now on and also for future

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Very well structured.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • The atmosphere was very friendly and welcoming.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Although I was not at Bakers for a long period, I believe they invested a great deal on their open day by making us books, getting us involved in active and real role plays of a trainee lawyer at Bakers.

    4/5

  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • Bakers did not only explain what life would be like working for them but got lawyers of different stages in their career physically involved in the daily

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Extremely helpful

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Very valuable having spoken to various lawyers and some HR team members.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Although Bakers offered to reimburse my expense, I did not take it as I did not incur any expenses and felt their offer to take me on for an insight day was more of a value.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes. We had lunch with Baker's lawyers and other employees.

    3/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Great!

    4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • I discovered Bakers lawyers can get heavy involvement with pro bono work for charity.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Absolutely!

    5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Greater London

April 2013


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