As good bargains go, vacation schemes stand out as amazing 3-for-1 deals: for just a few weeks of your time, you get to improve your resume, brush up your legal skills and, best of all, you can see first-hand what life’s truly like at your favourite law firm before committing to the full training contract experience.
A 500 word essay for a chance to win a vacation scheme at Clifford Chance? Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Take a look at the link to find out why it might be well worth putting pen to paper to impress one of the UK’s leading law firms.
29-30 March 2012
Open to all students
A chance to compare what life is like in two Freshfields offices – London and Paris
Take part in a case study and meet partners, associates and trainees from both offices
First-year Focus Programme
10-11 April 2012
Open to first year undergraduate students
See what life is like in a commercial law firm and gain skills to prepare you for vacation scheme and training contract application forms and interviews
This feature by The College of Law’s careers team manager Angela Smith on the LawCareers.net site should give you some pointers on the help you can get from the Placement and Careers Service (1st Floor, Bannerman) all year round.
This is your chance to find out more about a career with Bird & Bird, in advance of their summer placement scheme deadline. You will be able to hear talks from their partners and current trainees, and network during informal drinks.