Work Experience Student at Pinsent Masons

Start Date:
2015
Location:
London Central London & City
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Review Date:
October 2015

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Review Score

8.4/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

As a work experience student, I spent a day in a different seat of the firm, and was supervised by a trainee solicitor, who gave me work and explained the work that they did in that division.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

I have developed my confidence, and have learnt to apply precision to the tasks which I have been given.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

I really enjoyed my programme, particularly because I was able to meet and interact with like-minded people who were all striving towards the same goal.

4. How valued do you feel by Pinsent Masons?

9/10

I feel very valued, and I was well taken care of in my time at the firm.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

It was very organised, and provided a time-table, allowing me to be informed of the developments, and to understand what was going on at any given down.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

9/10

A lot of support, they frequently gave me advice and checked up on me to make sure that I understood the work I was given.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

A lot of support, they frequently gave me advice and checked up on me to make sure that I understood the work I was given.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

6/10

I did not have a salary.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Yes there are, and many opportunities to socialise.

9. Would you recommend Pinsent Masons to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

It is a highly-valuable experience, which is in very short supply. Pinsent Masons' Work Experience Programme is very well thought out, and I appreciated that.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Pinsent Masons?

They should read through the website thoroughly, and should ensure that they include everything that they can to show that they are capable and determined to gain a place on the programme.

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