This page is regularly updated with internal and external opportunities that we think our Warwick Law School students may be interested in. Please ensure you have a regular glance through to check if there is anything of relevance to you.

Opportunities for Warwick Law School Students

Have an opportunity that you would like to share with the Warwick Law School student community? Submit it here.

Warwick Law in the Community (LinC) Opportunities

LinC have new student volunteering opportunities with the Strategic Social Justice Clinic and the Immigration and Asylum Clinic this year. There is also an opportunity to join the Law School's 2022/23 School Tasking Team (for any Taskmaster fans). Deadline: 6 October 2022 by 5pm.

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Banking, finance and technology insight event for your disabled students

Applications for Investing in Talent are now open. Now in its 12th year, Investing in Talent is a unique event for ambitious students with disabilities and long-term health conditions who want to find out more about careers in banking, finance and technology, the support that can be provided, and how to access this. The event is taking place in London on the 26th October; is free to attend; and travel expenses will be reimbursed. Deadline: Applications close on the 12 October 2022.

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Warwick Welcome Service (WWS) Student Ambassador Scheme

Student Ambassadors are renowned for being the 'face of Warwick' and being part of the WWS gives you the chance to share your passion about university, along with being an ambassador representing Warwick. It is a high profile, responsible, respected role as you communicate information about Warwick to the public; so by its very nature it is a much valued, exciting, challenging and enjoyable role. Deadline: 21 October 2022.

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Graduate Research Analyst Internship with E3 Consulting

3-12 weeks, part-time hybrid role

Open to UG & PG students. As a Research Analyst you will have the opportunity to work in a challenging & friendly environment. This role is ideal, if you have a curious mind and the desire and commitment to complete tasks methodically and precisely. If you possess a genuine desire to reflectively learn and apply further your knowledge of finance, law, tax and real estate, then this could well be the opportunity for you. You will have a buddy and mentor throughout your internship, and this will actively support you with developing your commercial outlook and transferable skills within a SME business. There may be the opportunity to extend your internship beyond the initial period, subject to a successful review and mutual agreement. Deadline: 31 October 2022

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Lincoln’s Inn Funding Opportunities

Student Society Funding: Lincoln’s Inn offers opportunities for sponsorship to student societies. The Inn is not able to offer funding for events focusing on becoming a solicitor or day trips to London unless there is provable academic merit to the planned visit. Available funds are between £50 and £250 per Society. Deadline: 10 October 2022. Find out more and applyLink opens in a new window.

Bar Course Scholarships: If you intend to start your Bar Course in September 2023 or January 2024 and wish to secure a scholarship you must apply now. You may only apply to one Inn of Court for a scholarship. Deadline: 4 November 2022. Find out more and make an applicationLink opens in a new window.

Funded Mini Pupillages

The following chambers are currently, or will shortly be inviting applicants for their funded mini-pupillage schemes:

Searle Court Reserved Mini-Pupillages: Three mini-pupillages are reserved for applicants from groups that are underrepresented at the Bar. Deadline: 30 October 2022. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.

New Square Chambers Social Mobility Mini Pupillage: Ten assessed mini-pupillage places to candidates from socially mobile backgrounds. All candidates who perform well during the assessed mini-pupillage will be guaranteed a first-round interview for pupillage in the next recruitment round in which they are eligible to apply. Deadline: 16 December 2022. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.

If you have been offered a mini pupillage from any chambers you may be eligible for financial support through the Lincoln's Inn Mini Pupillage Grant Scheme. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.

Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2023

The targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards is an annual competition aimed at finding the best undergraduates in the UK. Each award is partnered by a prominent graduate recruiter who provides a fantastic prize for the winner, which could include a paid internship, a trip abroad or other exclusive opportunities.

We have 13 awards now confirmed for this year including 3 completely new awards, and another brand-new award partner! Prizes are going to including 1-1 meetings with CEO’s, travel vouchers and even paid summer internships. Deadline: 30 January 2023

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Aspiring Barristers Essay Competition

An excellent opportunity for aspiring student barristers to enhance, refine and put to the test, their written advocacy skills. The Winter 2023 Essay Competition question is as follows: 'Is an independent properly funded Bar worth fighting for?' Deadline: 28 February 2023

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Warwick Mediation Online Training Course

Various dates available - Autumn/Winter 2022

Online accredited mediation courses are available at a heavily discounted rate to Warwick staff and students throughout Autumn and Winter 2022, with new flexible weekend and evening options. All courses lead to accreditation as a mediator. Places are very limited and given on a first come, first served basis. The intensive nationally and internationally accredited mediation training course is delivered by a leading mediation provider, Emma McAndry of Essential Mediation Solutions, via Teams over five days (a mix of self-study and online live sessions) and leads to accreditation as a mediator with options to obtain Civil Mediation Council/International Mediation Institute accreditation. The usual cost of the course is £1500 + VAT but places are being offered to Warwick staff and students and guests at £500 + VAT (plus £50 for CMC/IMI accreditation assessment if required).

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Talent to Teach

Talent to Teach FE is an opportunity for second year, final year undergraduate and postgraduate students to take part in paid placements, which will give an understanding of working and teaching in Further Education). Further Education (FE) is a diverse and passionate sector with exciting and wideranging teaching opportunities available in colleges and Independent Training Providers, who offer an extensive variety of academic and vocational programmes.

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Warwick Award

It’s never too early to start thinking about what you might do after graduation, and what skills you need to do it. The Warwick Award can help you do just that. And it’s completely free!

Not only does the Award allow you to develop your own skills, it is also a great way to find out about hundreds of events and opportunities taking place across the University. You’ll be able to reconnect with campus, meet new people and make new connections, and improve your own employability. From your academic modules, through to involvement with societies, sports teams, volunteering, internships, placements, or even part-time work, caring responsibilities and more – they can all help you progress towards earning the Warwick Award.

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Warwick Brand Ambassador Opportunities

On-Campus Promotions are currently looking to hire students for the following Brand Ambassador roles; Latham & Watkins, Aon, Simmons and AstraZeneca.

We offer full training for the role including marketing and soft skills supporting your employability. What's in it for you? A paid role (£10.65ph) that fits around your studies and also helps you get a foot in the door with the employer you'll be representing on campus!

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Work for Frontline

Frontline is a social work charity. Their mission is to create social change for children who do not have a safe or stable home. They envision a society where no child’s life outcomes will be affected by the familial or social background, and they do this by training graduates who would like to become qualified social workers. Our two-year, salaried social work training programme offers you a unique opportunity to work directly with children and families, helping them make positive changes in their lives. You will qualify as a social worker and complete a fully-funded MSc in Advanced Relationship-Based Social Work Practice with Children and Families.

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Irwin Mitchell Digital Brochure

At Irwin Mitchell we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a group of like-minded, friendly people working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs. It’s an exciting time to join the legal profession, which is going through some of the most radical changes in its history. At Irwin Mitchell we offer training contracts & work placements in 11 cities across the UK. We value colleagues for who they are and what they bring. Many of our lawyers come from a non-legal background, so we welcome applications from all graduates and undergraduates. For more information about us, our training contract opportunities and relevant case studies from our current trainees, take a look at our digital brochureLink opens in a new window.

AIESEC Warwick is Recruiting

We are the world’s largest youth-led organisation. AIESEC, founded in 1948, is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. We believe that youth is the key to shaping a better future, so we provide students with the opportunity to activate their leadership qualities through learning from practical experiences in challenging environments. As a member of AIESEC, you will be able to learn by doing, gaining transferable practical skills in an environment similar to a start-up. Our members gain experience in fields such as sales, marketing, and customer management.

After being selected, new members will officially become a part of AIESEC in Warwick and will get to participate in our weekly meetings and in all of our activities. On the national level, many in-person conferences are organised and enable Aiesecers from across the UK to meet each other and share their experiences together.

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The Forage

The Forage provide opportunities for students to gain work related experience via its work simulations and the opportunity to explore sectors and roles that interest you. You can use them to extend your law/other module learning and skill development. The virtual work simulations are freely available to anyone and can be done at a time/place to suit you (fits around your academic and other commitments). There are no entry criteria (or application process) and they typically involve around 5-6 hours to complete the practical tasks, activities, assessment and reflection. You get a certificate for programmes completed.

The programmes have been developed (with employers) to provide an insight into their organisation/work and include tasks and activities like those undertaken by graduate trainees. The Forage offers programmes across a wide range of job sectors including an extensive range of legal programmes and can help you gain insight into the relationship between theory and practice, develop important skills (e.g., research, drafting, analytical skills) and help position you for other opportunities like insight and open days, vacation schemes, mini-pupillages and other employer-based work experience. The programmes are particularly useful for postgraduates and other students who may find it difficult to access/compete for employer-based schemes. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.

30 Minute Chat

30 Minute Chat is a platform connecting law students with lawyers for one-off 30 minute career chats for free. Set up by an ex-Allen & Overy lawyer, one student who was struggling with applications described it as the best resource she found before landing her training contract. Check out the resource and the opportunity it provides to set up a discussion with a practising lawyer. Find out more.Link opens in a new window

Lincoln’s Inn Tours

Lincoln’s Inn offers prospective students tours of the Inn to give them the chance to find out more about our facilities and membership benefits. We are happy to offer tours on both a one-to-one and a group basis. More information including how to book can be found on our websiteLink opens in a new window.

Middle Temple Student Tours

Middle Temple offers tours to students in both large and small groups. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.

Graduates First

University of Warwick have partnered with Graduates First, granting Warwick students free access to a range of practice psychometric and personality tests commonly used by employers as part of the recruitment and selection process. They offer a range of free aptitude, personality and psychometric tests and assessment centre practice activitiesLink opens in a new window for students and recent graduates, plus practice video interviewsLink opens in a new window including competency-based, strengths-based, and industry-specific interviews.

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The Corporate Law Academy Application Service Platform

TCLA is the UK’s leading online learning platform and 53 000-member community for aspiring lawyers. If you’re on a journey to secure a Vacation Scheme or Training Contract at a leading firm, TCLA is the perfect service for you. It offers a wide variety of resources and courses that could help aspiring lawyers. Since 2018, TCLA team has helped thousands of aspiring lawyers secure training contracts with leading UK law firms.

TCLA offer a wide range of services aimed at helping you break into the legal profession. From offering in-depth training courses, 300+ success past applications and a network of like-minded people via TCLA’s forum, TCLA Premium is the ultimate service for aspiring lawyers. TCLA are offering an exclusive 30% discount on their Premium service - the most they’ve ever offered. Use the following Warwick specific links: BronzeLink opens in a new window | GoldLink opens in a new window.

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Free Student Membership: The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

CIArb is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Student membership is completely free and open to anyone currently studying at a university or other higher education institute. It may be of particular interest to law students who want to train to become either an Adjudicator, Mediator or Arbitrator (International and Domestic). CIArb student membership shows a strong commitment to the values and standards of dispute avoidance and resolution. By becoming a student member, you become part of an international community and can benefit from a range of services and support.

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Warwick Volunteers

Whether you have been a member before or are looking to volunteer for the first time we are excited to have you join us. We have loads of projects getting started and more to come throughout the year, so we really hope you’ll find some projects to get involved with! Having volunteered since my first year, I’ve had a really great experience and I hope you will too.

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Sprint Programme

Open to both UG & PG female students. Sprint is an immersive female personal development programme for university students across 7 online sessions. Designed by The Springboard Consultancy in conjunction with Oxford and Cambridge universities in part to help address the gender pay gap imbalance and to equip students with the skills required to enable them to accelerate their potential in all areas of life including academic, personal and career as well as developing a positive mind-set.

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Exclusive Video Interview Course Available to Warwick Students

This self-paced, online course is here to help you excel and present your best self. It will guide you through with inside tips, videos, examples, and real questions that have been asked at top companies. You’ll learn what hiring managers are looking for, how to set up your tech for maximum impact online, and how to answer tough questions. You’ll also have the chance to answer some questions and gain real-time feedback. VirtualSpeech have very kindly provided the University with a limited number of licences to access this course and we are making these available to you on a first come first served basis.

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E-Mentoring & Networking

Warwick’s alumni e-mentoring service can help students and graduates build their networks and expand their opportunities. Whether you’re looking for guidance at a challenging time in your career, a new skill for your CV or an opportunity to share the benefit of your experience, you will quickly find positive benefits of this exclusive service for alumni and students of the University of Warwick.

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Hogan Lovells’ Virtual Internship

Open to anyone and everyone, our virtual internship will give you a better understanding of what we do here as you take on a few trainee-level tasks. It’s quick, easy to access and there’s no application process. Available all year.

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Mooting Opportunities

Mooting is an advocacy competition which enables you to develop your communication, teamwork, and legal research skills. While developing your core competencies, mooting is also highly regarded by employers, making it an excellent addition to any application.

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Student Societies

Being involved in a society, especially as a member of the executive committee, can be an excellent way of highlighting your leadership capabilities. There are lots to choose from but here are some of the Law specific ones:

Job Vacancies through myAdvantage

Find job and work experience opportunities aimed at Warwick students through myAdvantage which has a variety of job and work experience opportunities in the legal sector but also in other more general areas too.

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Critical Lawyers at Warwick

Get involed with CLAW, an association run by Warwick Law School students aiming to provide a platform for accessing 'alternative' careers to commercial law.

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Bright Network Academy

A free e-learning platform in partnership with University of Warwick, full of expert advice to help you prepare for the world of work and graduate applications. Learn new abilities and impress leading employers.

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Global Connections Community

We've created a Global Connections Community on Microsoft Teams, to help you to connect with Warwick students from around the world. A great way to stay connected; have fresh conversations with new people; and to meet people outside your halls or your course! The Global Connections Community is for ALL students at Warwick - wherever you're from, whoever you are, this space is for you! So come on in and join the conversations!

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