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  • About You
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Role Description

Attend talks, complete a project and assist in research and work of an Associate.

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I really enjoyed the insight; it gave me a good and detailed overview of each legal group and the opportunity to meet a lot of inspiring and motivated people.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • My associate and 'parent' for the week of the Work Experience Scheme really made me feel as part of the team.


  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • My associate was always willing to explain and readily answered the questions I had during the week.


  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • 5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • The insight was very well structured with many talks, projects, activities and social events planned for the Work Experience Scheme students.


  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • 5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The firm spent a lot of time organising talks for us such as "what does it take to become a good commercial lawyer" which really helped in our personal development.


  • 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?
  • By giving us opportunities to listen to talks by associates and partners of the different legal groups and opportunities to talk to the associates and trainees during social events, the insight really helped me understand what working at the firm would be like.


  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Having the opportunity to talk to the partners, associates and trainees helped me understand the friendly and warm work culture at Slaughter and May.


  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 5/5

    Everything Else

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

  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • The lunches between talks, a firm dinner and a welcome drinks reception presented many opportunities for networking.


  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • 5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


27th April 2014

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