Student at Linklaters

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Durham North East
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Commercial Law Commercial Law

9.2/10

About You
9.5
The Organisation
9.5
Everything Else

8.5

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

A lot. The socials were great and I learnt a lot.

10/10

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

Firm made a good job of making me feel valued.

9/10

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

Lots were available upon request.

9/10

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

Very good - lots learnt from the presentations and especially the group exercises and shadowing.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Very well - great timetable that was packed and full of interesting activities.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

It was really great - relaxed enough to make me feel comfortable but also formal enough to be characteristic of a professional event.

10/10

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

Good extent - activities and opportunities were great. Lots of time invested.

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?

Firm was marketed extremely well but I'm not sure about the not so desirable parts of the firm. Maybe this could tentatively be explored?

8/10

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

Very well.

10/10

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

Very valuable. It solidified my interest in a commercial law firm.

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?

could have more networking with associates or trainees.

8/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Social events - great.
Networking - more needed?

8/10

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

more info on pro bono work

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes

10/10

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