Are you a 1st year? Interested in a career in law? Here is an exciting opportunity with Linklaters, all about widening participation and access into the legal sector. … More Linklaters Scholarship Programme: an exciting law opportunity for first year wp students!
Read this post for upcoming opportunities and scholarships – law and non-law students can apply! … More Law Scholarships and Opportunities
The Law Society is seeking to bring more diverse talent in the Law sector. Read on to find out how to access funding for the LPC… More Law Diversity Access Scheme
For those of us (me…) who find networking intimidating, the prospect of having a mentor might feel equally daunting. But there’s good reason to apply for a structured mentoring scheme – especially if you’re nervous about the world of work: Mentors can share their expertise: Mentors have already negotiated the tricky study-to-work transition and can… More (Wo)mentoring opportunities – open to all!
Interested in a legal career, been inspired by legal week, or want the low-down on vacation (placement) schemes? Then come along to our 3-day Law Fair, meet 67 leading law firms, and explore hundreds of opportunities. And don’t worry if you’re not a Law student – half of training schemes are awarded to non-Law graduates.… More All’s (a) fair in love and LAW
Are you in the discovery phase of your career thinking and unsure of what to do? Or are you beginning to focus on specific industries and roles? Or maybe you’re ready to put your thinking into action and apply? Whichever stage you’re at in your career-planning journey, come to the Careers & Employability reception to… More Careers Resources (free stuff!)
We thought it might be helpful to do a quick round-up of some of the main providers of diversity and inclusion schemes in the UK. This list focuses primarily on some of the opportunities available for BAME students and those with disabilities, but is by no means intended to be a definitive list of everything.… More Diversity & Inclusion Schemes
We’ve got another guest post for you today from Jason Mbakwe, an Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. In this detailed piece, Jason outlines some of the key differences between the work of a barrister and solicitor, and some of the key things to think about if you’re interested in going down either of these… More Barrister vs Solicitor – what’s the difference?
The latest post in the My First Steps series comes courtesy of Emma Lidström, a 2016 graduate of Law (LLB) and European Legal Studies who also spent a year abroad at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Emma talks about how she used the services we offer (including Legal Week, which starts today!) and how it… More My First Steps, Emma Lidström, Cooley LLP
Isabel Woodford is a MPhil candidate currently completing her Masters in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford, after completing a BA in War Studies from King’s. While not being a law graduate, Isabel still secured a Vacation Scheme and Training Contract with an international law firm while at Oxford. How did she do this? Read on to find… More My First Steps: Isabel Woodford, MPhil Candidate, University of Oxford & Vacation Scheme Intern, Cleary Gottlieb