Rating

9.1/10

204 reviews

  • About You
    8.5
  • The Organisation
    9.3
  • Everything Else
    9.5
  1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  2. Very enjoyable and informative

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  4. Everybody was very welcoming, making sure I had things to do and plans for lunch

    8/10

  5. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  6. My trainee supervisor was very supportive and gave good guidance throughout the week

    9/10

  7. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  8. Applying my legal knowledge to real client tasks helped me to gain commercial awareness and insight

    9/10

  9. How well structured was the insight?
  10. Closing presentaioin and interview brought the week to an end nicely

    10/10

  11. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  12. Very natural insight into real working life at the firm, with some special activities/presentations planned for the week too.

    9/10

  13. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  14. Opening presentation from HR on the firm and its culture and values, and detailed explanation from members of the team I was working with on their projects and tasks I was helping with

    8/10

  15. 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?
  16. I gained first hand experience of working in the firm on a daily basis in a similar role as a trainee

    10/10

  17. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  18. Sitting in amongst a team in an open plan environment gave a real insight into the culture of the office

    10/10

  19. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  20. I had already decided on my career path but the day helped to confirm what it would be life

    9/10

  21. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  22. Yes, I received payment for my time.


  23. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  24. Yes, at lunchtimes and through my set presentation, which meant that I had an excuse to approach and meet with employees of the firm to research

    10/10

  25. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  26. It would have been nice to meet with people after work, but the placement was only a week long and so this would have been difficult to fit in.

    8/10

  27. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  28. Yes, I heard about pro bono and sports activities from my trainee supervisor

    10/10

  29. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  30. Very helpful in understanding what it would be like to work for the firm

    10/10

  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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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Commercial Law, Corporate Law

South West

8th November 2013

£24,000 - £25,999


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