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Rating

3.9/5
  • About You
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.8
  • Everything Else
    3.9

Role Description

Going to talks, doing work your supervisor needs done (i.e. copychecking)

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Everyone was so warm and welcoming

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • You weren't given lots of work to do which was a bit disappointing, but when you were given work, you were made to feel like an important part of the team

    4/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Everyone made themselves available for chats and questions

    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 learnt a lot about corporate law and life in a firm which will hopefully be useful in a training contract

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • We had a clear plan of each day - free time was a little tricky though (mainly because we didn't have much work to do ourselves)

    4/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Everyone was absolutely lovely, and we all had a laugh

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We were given lots of talks about corporate law, life in the firm etc but we didn't have much actual work

    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?
  • We were given some work which gave us an idea of life as a trainee (including a project to do) but not loads

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Plenty of talks on the firm

    4/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • We were given talks on all areas of the firm

    4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • £300 a week


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • One drinks event, two meals

    4/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • One drinks event, two meals, and a workshop

    4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes, we were given a talk on this (and you could ask any trainee)

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Yes, it was a really informative experience

    4/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

26th September 2013


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