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Rating

4/5
  • About You
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.8
  • Everything Else
    4.3

Role Description

Analyse the data privacy laws in Africa and Asia Pacific regions.

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I found it useful to get to know the firm, the people and the kind of work undertaken by trainees. The Ashurst staff were very accommodating and I was exposed to range of interesting and varied work.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I think Ashurst took great effort to make us feel valued. We were given individual email accounts, door passes and trainee mentors.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • The trainee I sat with during the insight week gave me a good level of support and guidance.

    4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Some of the drafting and commercial awareness skills will assist me.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • The insight structure was very well thought out. There were events held everyday with different members of the Ashurst staff ranging from trainees to partners. The activities organised were engaging and fun.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • There was a positive atmosphere throughout the insight.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I was given feedback on the tasks I completed during the insight week.

    4/5

  • 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?
  • I think the activities we took part in over the week gave a good understanding of what it would be like to have a full time role at the company.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • The diverse range of interactions with members of the company - from informal meals to formal meetings - gave a comprehensive understanding of the company's culture.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 3/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • The reimbursement was fair.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes. There was a range of opportunities to network with trainees.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Well planned and interesting.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes. I was particularly interested in the pro bono and rugby activities.

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Yes,

    4/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

1st May 2015


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