1 Like BLP Career Kick Start Work Experience Programme

This work experience programme will provide Year 12 students with a real-life insight into life as a City lawyer.

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31/01/2018 £Unpaid - Travel expenses will be covered Work Experience
Greater London https://www.blplaw.com
Law

The programme

Week One (23 - 27 July) - A week at BLP’s offices, gaining a real insight into what lawyers do on a daily basis via work shadowing as well as information on the different routes in to the profession and a number of skills sessions to help prepare you for the world of work.

Week Two (30 July - 3 August) – A week visiting a different organisation each day in a variety of sectors – including sports, financial services and media. During this week you will learn how law firms interact with their clients and the different roles for lawyers in these organisations. There will be plenty of opportunities to build your network speak to people from all of the different organisations involved.

How do I apply for a place?

You will need to complete an online application form by clicking here. You must only apply for a place on the programme if you can participate in both weeks.

Criteria

Applicants should

  • be in year 12 at the time of the scheme;
  • attend a state school i.e. not fee paying;
  • should be of the first generation in their immediate family to attend university

and/or

  • be eligible or have been eligible for free school meals.

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"I could not be more grateful to BLP for giving me the once in a lifetime opportunity to partake in the Career Kick-Start programme. The biggest impact is the amount of confidence that has grown in me; I feel as though I can accomplish anything if I set my mind to it."

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