Intern at Allen & Overy

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
City of London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£10,000 - £11,999
Roles
Intellectual Property Law Legal/Law Market Research Science/Research

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8.4/10

About You
7.8
The Organisation
8.8
Everything Else

8.2

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Hard work but challenging and rewarding. Gave me the information required to make an informed decision about the firm and their work.

8/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

Lawyers thanked you for doing work and were working on live matters at all times.

9/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

7/10

4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Skills will initially be of some use if I return to work for the firm. Information invaluable for making an informed decision.

7/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Slick and well thought out

9/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Serious atmosphere as expected and desired, but people were interesting and interested, and there were a range of social events on offer

6/10

7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

IT Training, talks from Partners and Managing Partner, significant time and resources given by staff.

9/10

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?

10/10

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

10/10

10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

9/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

£250/week. With accommodation and living costs, I almost broke even for the three weeks.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Enough given the large size of the firm. Good access to trainees.

8/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Largely informal

8/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Talk from Pro Bono team.

7/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Not sure they are short of applicants!

10/10