By Ojinika Efobi, NGDP trainee My name is Ojinika and I graduated from Warwick Law School in 2018. I am on the NGDP which is the Local Government graduate scheme for inspiring public sector leaders and managers. My current role is as a Policy and Project Officer within the Health and Social Care Integration team. … More What can I do with my Law degree?
This week 63 Law firms attended Warwick’s Law Careers Fair. I took advantage of the quiet time before 850 students arrived, to ask law firms for their top applications tips. Thanks to all those who contributed. Here are the seven top tips I picked up. 1. Allow plenty of time It can take a very … More Law applications – 7 hot tips from Firms at Warwick’s Law Careers Fair
Demi Joannides is about to enter the third year of her law degree at Warwick and has successfully converted a vacation scheme into an offer of a training contract at top City Firm Herbert Smith Freehills. She’s also secured a place on their international vacation scheme in Singapore taking place in December. I asked her for … More How to win your training contract
This is a common question and an important one for all of us, particularly for anyone interested in entering the job market. It doesn’t matter what you think you want to do, every recruitment process is going to demand that you know what’s going on in the world. So how do you keep up?
It’s nearly the beginning of the academic year. I feel as if I’m under starter’s orders! Now is the time when I make my new academic year resolutions. I’m going to be more organised etc. etc. Do you make resolutions too? What if one is to do more employer networking? It’s a good idea. Here’s how … More How should you network with employers?
I’ve been looking at quite a few application forms recently. I often see talented students fail to deal with the application process in the best way. Experience which should have secured them at least an interview is not displayed and the application hits the reject pile. Here are my top tips to avoid that.
Not all law students will go on to become professional lawyers. That’s no surprise. Law is a semi-vocational degree and nothing says that if you study law you need to become a solicitor or barrister. Law teaches you some really useful skills which should stand you in good stead in the job market, you just … More Studying law and not going to be a lawyer? What now?