This is a common question on law application forms and in interviews. Effectively it is a commercial awareness question. What is happening which affects the legal profession generally and the practice to which you are applying in particular?
The opportunity to do an internship moves you to the front of the queue for a graduate scheme at your chosen employer, but (in addition to needing to impress while you’re with the employer) you normally have one final hurdle. The end of internship interview looms. Here are my top four tips for success.
The summer internship season is now in full swing and I am finding I am getting some questions from students about how to behave. I am also picking up comments from employers about examples of behaviour which are “sub optimal”. Surely it’s easy enough to get this right? Not necessarily. Here are my tips on … More How to behave on your vacation scheme or internship
Ok, so you slaved away on your written applications, and got an interview with the employer of your dreams. Fantastic, now what? Success in an interview is 90% down to preparation. Antonia George from Vinson & Elkins shares some more advice on questions which regularly crop up in interviews and her top tips on how to answer them. Here are … More How to answer interview questions
I’ve blogged before about how to write good applications, but there’s always room for more advice and a different take. I know that as you march determinedly towards the end of the examination period some of you will be planning to sit down to write applications. (Take a break first!) I asked Antonia George a trainee at … More How to write a great application – take 2!