Linklaters Pathfinder Scheme at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Banking/Finance

9.6/10

About You
9.0
The Organisation
9.8
Everything Else

10.0

About You

Role Description

An Insight day in to how the firm operates and their key values and qualities.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The scheme was very enjoyable. The two days were filled with invaluable worships and great social events.

9/10

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

Everyone at Linklaters was friendly and down to earth, especially the trainees that I was lucky enough to shadow in their departments.

9/10

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

The scheme was very well guided, not ounce did I feel unsupported or unguided during the time at Linklaters.

9/10

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

The workshop on self branding was excellent.

9/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The scheme was very well structured. We received a schedule at the beginning of the first day, so we knew what was coming up for the rest of the scheme which was very useful.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

All the other students and everyone we came in to contact with had a great energy. It was a great way to get a proper insight in to a big city firm.

9/10

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

The workshops were a great addition to this aspect.

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?

The shadowing really helped with this element.

10/10

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

The culture of the company was apparent throughout the time there. Everyone was happy to be working at Linklaters.

10/10

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

10/10

Other Information

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?

We had a chance to shadow trainees and speak to them on a one to one basis, as well as receive workshops from partners.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The social event on the first evening was great. It was a cooking social in the Silks restaurant. It was a great way to socialise with the fellow students and recruitment team.

10/10

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

I found out about sports team, clubs and lots of different opportunities for employees.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

I would recommend this scheme to anyone looking to start a career at a big city firm such as Linklaters.

10/10

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