Vacation Scheme Student at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Corporate Law

7.1/10

About You
6.2
The Organisation
7.5
Everything Else

7.5

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Yes, it was a very well planned scheme, with lots of social events and presentations planned.

9/10

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

Yes, people took the time to explain things to me and take me for coffee etc

6/10

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

The scheme itself was very structured, but time in the department less so.

5/10

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

Not particularly relevant for my course, but useful for my future career

5/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Very, we had multiple events each day which ensured we never got bored

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Really good social events which were great fun, although not hugely relevant to the job! People were on the whole nice

8/10

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

Yes, we had to complete self appraisals and discuss them with our supervisors.

9/10

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?

Very well, I felt I had a good understanding as what life as a Linklaters lawyer

5/10

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

Yes, I was able to assess how well the trainees were treated by senior members of the firm

8/10

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

I already knew that I wanted to be a lawyer, this merely confirmed it.

5/10

Other Information

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?

Some opportunities, we spent a lot of time with the graduate recruitment partners and team, but I would have liked more time to meet trainees.

5/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Great social events, they really made a big effort to impress us

10/10

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

Yes, we had a presentation on this

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes.

7/10

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