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Summer Vacation Scheme

Salary notes: 
£369.25 per week
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The scheme runs for two weeks for under Graduates in June and July.

Our vacation schemes offer students the opportunity to gain a strong insight into life at the firm, as well as providing a solid account of the type of work encountered as a trainee. Our vacation scheme students can select two different practice areas for the two week scheme; also taking part in wider industry or social events. As part of the vacation scheme, students will also benefit from being assessed for a training contract.

Your seats: you will benefit from experiencing two different practice areas, which you will get to choose. You will be given a supervisor in each seat who will provide you with real work and integrate you into the team. We will also provide you with a trainee buddy who you can catch up with at any point and ask any questions you have on an informal level.

Sessions: alongside your seats, you will also benefit from attending various workshop sessions to help improve both your legal and business skills. The sessions a variety of workshops, including workshops on negotiation, cultural awareness, presentation skills, and business development along with a Pro-Bono case study.

Assessment: The sessions, alongside feedback from your seats will allow the Graduate Recruitment Team and other people from across the business to assess your suitability for becoming a Reed Smith Trainee.

Socials: Throughout the vacation scheme, you will get to experience the real culture of our firm through informal, relaxed socials alongside our trainees. This will give you a chance to really gain a deeper insight
into each person’s path to Reed Smith, allowing you to get to know fellow team members and begin to network and build your own profile.

Salary: you will receive a weekly salary of £369.25 We will be screening on a rolling basis, please therefore apply ahead of the deadline.

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More about this vacancy

Number of vacancies: 
11 to 20
Bonus (discretionary), Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution), Private healthcare, Share options, Season ticket loan
Days' holiday: 
25 per annum

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
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Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: