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The Role

Role Description

1) Get an insight into the firm
2) Complete commercial tasks
3) Complte a project set by the firm
4) Present your project
5) Complte exit interview

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. I realy had a fantastic time. I felt like I was actually learning something rather than just observing and feeling lost.


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. I felt valued because collegues were always polite and would always say thank you whenever I complted a task.


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. My trainee mentor was excellent she always reassured me and let me know that if I had any concerns I could ask her.


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. The firm set me 6 tasks and a project to do along the week, so I was never bored.


  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was given responsibilty but I was always supervised which actually is a fantastic thing because it aids the learing process.


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. I learnt alot about sifting the relevant information, property matters and about the general format of various legal documents.


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Always chirpy but busy working.


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. It was organised well barring a few IT technical issues.


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. The firm spent considerable time in making the experience worthy. This can be seen when looking at the exstensive tasks they set and also the project brief.


  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Financial Bonus


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Reasonably good. Certainly puts you i9n god stead for a training contract.


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. All the collegues appeared to get on really welll and were very friendly with each other.


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. It was very cheap.


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. I'm not one for night life myself but from what I hear Ive heard it's reasonably good,


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. There may have been opporunities but these were largely for existing employees of the firm.


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Administration/Secretarial, Commercial Law, Corporate Law

West Midlands

28th June 2013

Less than £ 10,000

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