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Rating

4.9/5
  • The Role
    5.0
  • The Company
    5.0
  • The Culture
    4.8

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Fantastic placement. It was very well organised, the people were lovely, and the work was interesting.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I was very pleased to see how willing they were to help out, give advice and source work.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I got great support from my supervisors, and they took the time to explain things to me and discuss the context of every task I did which was very helpful.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I always had something to do and once I was done with a task, all I needed to do was ask and I was given something to work on, so I was never left idle. There was a great balance of work and social activities organised as well.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • On every task I worked on, I was given a great balance of independence and support.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I learnt so much about the skills needed to be a lawyer and this will definitely be useful in my future career. We also developed various skills through various tasks, but I particularly liked the negotiation and presentation workshop. Such skills which will definitiely be useful back in university and everyday life.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Everyone was always cheerful and really seemed to enjoy their work. It was a great atmosphere- friendly, supportive and yet focusing on work at the same time.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It was very well organised! We had various sessions dedicated to learning about the wider firm, networking opportunities, sufficient time at our desks and great social activities.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • It really stood out to me how much the firm invested in the vacation scheme and the recruitment process as a whole. I was very impressed.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very appealing! It is definitely a great firm to work for!

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We had a lot of fun together and were able to organise daily activities for ourselves whenever there was none organised by the firm. They were a great bunch of people and we all got on really well.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • It is London so it was expensive, but you do get used to it.

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • It was pretty good, there were always things to do.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were many opportunities on the social side of things, and a few of us got the option to attend a pro bono legal advice centre.

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Legal/Law

26th April 2011


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