Summer vacation scheme student at Allen & Overy

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Business Intelligence Business Management Employment Law Legal/Law

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8.7/10

About You
9.0
The Organisation
9.2
Everything Else

9.5

About You

Role Description

Trainee tasks assigned by supervisor (under supervision) such as legal research.
Lots of group sessions, workshops and presentations with other students.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

A thoroughly enjoyable 3 weeks.

10/10

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

Largely very valued, but something a lack of work to get involved with.

8/10

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

Despite being busy, staff were happy to help.

9/10

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

Learnt lots of really useful skills about law in practice.

9/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

A good mix of time in departments and group sessions.

8/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Very friendly firm and other students were all lovely.

9/10

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

Lots of partner time, social events and high quality training.

10/10

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?

Got involved with real work and networking opportunities to question staff.

9/10

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

Real insight into the true day-to-day 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 a week

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

Lots of opportunities to speak to staff of all levels.

9/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Plenty of socials from meals out to a duck tour of london.

10/10

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

Used the staff gym and learnt about other opportunities.

9/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

A really great experience - would highly recommend.

10/10