by Payal ShahParalegal/Twitch and SQE Candidate Hi! I’m Payal, a Warwick Law alumna (2017-2020). Like many others, I graduated in the height of the pandemic with no vacation scheme or training contract offer. With the world upside down and the legal industry now available in the palm of your hand, it was a confusing yet … More Legal Job Hunting
by Annika Shoker, a PR executive and graduated with a degree in journalism in 2021 As a student it’s always a good idea to do what you can in uni to make your life a little easier for when you graduate. One of the best things you can do as a student is set yourself … More Should students bother with LinkedIn?
When the first lockdown hit, I was at home, with only two weeks’ worth of clothes to last what ended up being four months. I had headed home at the beginning of the holidays, aiming to go back to Warwick for the final two weeks to finish coursework and prepare for exams. These exams all … More Securing a job during a global pandemic – a WLS alumna story.
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
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