As well as offering an amazing insight into life at the Firm, this scheme will help you stand out when you come to apply for our Vacation Schemes.
Run over two days, our First Year Insight Scheme offers a broad insight into how a big, global law firm like Baker McKenzie operates, with structured sessions to introduce you to our various departments and the work we do.
We’ll help you develop your commercial awareness and understanding of what being a Trainee Solicitor involves. Then, through a series of group tasks and interactive workshops, start to build the core skills you need to succeed in the role.
You’ll be allocated a Trainee buddy, who’ll be there to offer you advice and support. There’ll be plenty of networking opportunities too. You’ll also benefit from one-to-one sessions with our Graduate Recruitment & Development team.
Who can apply?
First-year students in any degree discipline.
How long is it, and when?
The scheme will be run over two days from the 24th - 25th April 2023.
What are the eligibility requirements?
You should be on-track for a 2.1 or above.
We use a contextualised recruitment system, which enables us to consider those with real potential who fall slightly short of our criteria.
Where is it based?
At the Baker McKenzie offices in London.
Are expenses covered?
We pay for all attendees to stay the night in a hotel, and for their travel.
When should I apply?
Applications are open from 1st November 2022 – 1st February 2023.
You can apply for the First Year Insight Scheme from 1st November 2022 by clicking here.
Your application must be with us by 1st February 2023.
The scheme will start on the 17th April 2023 and takes place over two days.
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