Internship Experience UK - Commercial Law: On Demand

14 Dec 2020, 5 p.m.
Application deadline was 13th December 2020, 10:00am

Overview

Are you looking to pursue a career in the world of commercial law? Then this online internship experience is the right stream for you. It’s your opportunity to boost your CV by learning from some of the leading law firms in the world and gaining invaluable tools to have an impact on your future career.

What does the Law internship experience involve?

We've partnered with leading firms including Allen & Overy, Clyde & CoHerbert Smith FreehillsSidley Austin and Slaughter and May to run sector specific skills sessions to help you gain direct insights into world-renowned law firms and develop all the key skills you need to stand out in future applications. This is what you can expect from your internship experience:

Sector Overviews

Take part in sector overviews and expert skills sessions delivered by the teams at leading law firms, giving you background into how to undertake a project as well as insights into the industry.

Real world project

Begin your work project to simulate real-life tasks you’d be responsible for during an internship at a commercial law firm. You'll benefit from the opportunity to submit your work and receive insights into how you've performed, as well as where you could improve in future. 

Recognition

After you've finished the project you'll have access to a final skills session and some exclusive new content recorded for December 2020. You'll also receive a certificate on completion of all stages of the course, which demonstrates your skills and ability to employers. 

This is a free experience and can be completed fully virtually.

Key Dates

  • 25th November - Applications open
  • 13th December - Applications close at 10am
  • 14th December - Experiences launches - you'll be sent your pack and get an invitation to a 30 minute kick off call at 5pm  
  • 5th January - Experience finishes (submission deadlines) and a closing event at 4:00-5:15pm 

Who can attend

Open to all students and recent graduates

An interest in a career in Commercial Law, or learning more about the sector

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Frequently asked questions

How does it benefit my future career?

We all know that pursuing a career in law is very competitive and students need a lot of resilience, commercial awareness and a strong professional network to secure that dream role.

Whether you are studying a law degree or not, this experience will give you that competitive advantage to stand out in future applications. You’ll learn new skills, whilst gaining a direct insight into what a career with these top firms would really look like.

In addition, you’ll also receive a certificate when you’ve finalised your internship experience – a great way to share your success with future employers and make your CV stand out from the competition.

Am I eligible and how do I apply?

The law internship experience is open to every student and recent graduate over the age of 18. All you require is Bright Network membership which is completely free, and you can complete when you start your application. To apply, simply click the button below and fill out an application – it takes about 10 minutes to complete.

What if I have a question?

Take a look at our FAQs page which answers common questions about the programme. For all other enquiries, contact the team at ieuk@brightnetwork.co.uk.