Vacation Scheme Student at Allen & Overy

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Liverpool Street Central London and City
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£10,000 - £11,999

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Role Description

Attending talks and events organised by graduate recruitment, helping out in the office in anyway you can. Often you are asked to research or just read through documents so you can understand what's going on.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

It was enjoyable


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

Everyone was very welcoming


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

There was a lot of contact with grad recruitment.


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

I learnt what is requried to be a trainee at A&O


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5. How well structured was the insight?

We always had talks on a regular basis that were scheduled by grad recruitment


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Always kept busy and eager to show the best of the firm


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

They were really trying to pull out all the stops!


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?

I really saw the heart of the firm and how it worked


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

You can never meet every member of staff, but it was so usefull to meet as many people as I did.


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

I gained so much more from doing the vacation scheme than you could ever gain from all their promotional material put together


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

Pay covered expesenses and above

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

There were social events with various different memebers of the team


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

They were fun and definitely got treated well!


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

They have brilliant facilities and sports clubs second to none


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

It was so beneficial to getting an insight into the firm