I have blogged on this subject before, but it’s worth reiterating some of this advice as we come into interview and assessment centre season. Despite all the advancements in the legal and technological worlds, some basic tenets of how to prepare for a two-way assessment process remain largely unchanged. So I make no apologies for … More Advice on preparing for Interviews
I recently provided some comments for an article on the skills needed for a legal career and it occurred to me that I need to share this information on the Law Careers Blog. If you are interested in the full article you can access it via the link at the end of this blog post. … More What skills do I need to secure a legal career?
You know how when a song gets played over and over again it really puts you off that song and you start to hate it? I think the term ‘commercial awareness’ is like that song. The phrase has been used for so long and so often that for many students, it has become really off-putting … More Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense
Originally posted on The Careers Blog:
Plagiarism…the act or practice of taking someone else’s work, idea, etc., and passing off as one’s own.You may have come across plagiarism within the context of academic work. However some graduate recruiters have also found a very small number of applicants to be guilty of plagiarism through their recruitment…
Studying abroad may sound like a year of fun and travel, but few people realise how beneficial it can be to students looking to advance their careers. At a time where it seems everyone has a solid 2:1 degree from a prestigious university, a year abroad can make you stand out from the rest. Here … More Sun… Sea… and Successful Careers: How a study year abroad has benefitted my career prospects
In July 2019 Valerie (careers consultant for Warwick Law School) spoke to student Amy Wang about how she secured her vac scheme at Morgan Lewis. Valerie: Why did you want to do a vacation scheme in the first place? Amy: A vacation scheme is the ultimate opportunity to assess how the cultural fit of a … More “Your greatest resource is your time”: How to balance applications with your university life
With the Warwick Law Fair soon to be upon us, you will no doubt hear countless times and from numerous sources what a great opportunity this will be for you all! And it will be, if you come prepared. Gone are the days of simply rocking up to pick up some free merchandise! In my … More How to make the most of the Law Fair