How to behave on your vacation scheme or internship

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

How to write a great application – take 2!

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!

Should you self-fund the LPC if you haven’t got a training contract?

There’s no easy answer to this. The bottom line is that there aren’t enough training contracts to go around everyone who’d like one. The question you’ll be asking yourself, is whether you’ll have a greater chance of getting that training contract if you do the LPC. This is where I’d need the proverbial crystal ball to give … More Should you self-fund the LPC if you haven’t got a training contract?