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.

Active Bystander Intervention Course

Help build a community that doesn't tolerate sexual misconduct or violence by joining our term three course. Through interactive content and discussions, this course helps you to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be an Active Bystander. The course consists of five online sessions of 2 hours each, held over five consecutive weeks. Participants receive HEAR accreditation and a certificate of participation.

Register now!

GROW Mentoring

A mentoring programme increasing access to law through mentorship and community. Application is open for one week every 3 months and anyone over the age of 18 who would like a GROW mentor can apply during this period. If they are unable to pair you with a mentor during a three month period, you can re-apply for the next cohort. There will be four cohorts a year. Next application period: 1-7 May 2021

Find out more and apply!

Adobe Digital Edge Award

Using digital skills to bring ideas to life is critical for every student to master. That’s why we’ve established a new award for students who use Adobe Creative Cloud to showcase their digital literacy skills. Show us what you can do, and you’ll be in with a chance of winning £9,250 – that’s a whole year’s tuition fee! Submit a piece of work that you think exemplifies digital literacy, produced as part of a uni assignment and created by you or a team of up to 6 students using Creative Cloud. You can submit an existing piece of work or you can reimagine an assignment specifically for the Digital Edge Award. Deadline: 31 May 2021

Find out more and apply.

Queen’s University Belfast PhD Research Studentship

The School of Law is delighted to announce a PhD studentship, funded as a Collaborative Studentship by the Department for the Economy (DfE) and the Department of Justice (DoJ). The successful candidate will research the topic of ‘Sexual History Evidence in Northern Ireland Trials: Prevalence, Impact and Reform’, spending part of their time on placement at DoJ as an integral part of their research. Deadline: 31 May 2021 at 4pm

Find out more and apply.

Legal Assistant Vacancy – Keating Chambers

12 month contract commencing September 2021. £29,500 pa.
Keating Chambers is a leading commercial set specialising in high-profile construction, engineering, IT, telecommunications and energy related disputes, which typically involve issues relating to the law of contract, tort and restitution. This position does not require any prior specialist knowledge of construction law or experience of the construction industry. However, the role will be very demanding. As well as assisting members of Chambers with research for ongoing or contemplated proceedings, the successful candidate will assist in preparing presentations, lectures and articles relating to Chambers’ principal practice areas. Deadline: 14 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

PhD Programme in Sociology of the State, Law and Justice

At the University of Coimbra - Centre for Social Studies and Faculty of Economics. Applications are now open.
Students will study the main debates and theories while becoming familiar with epistemological, theoretical and methodological tools that will enable them to develop context-sensitive, high-quality and innovative research. Taught in English, the programme aims to attract candidates from all over the world and challenge them to produce non-Eurocentric critical work and engage in intercultural debates that reflect the world’s exuberant diversity. Deadline: 16 July 2021

Find out more and apply.

Warwick Undergraduate Law Journal

We are excited to announce that the call for submissions for the Warwick Undergraduate Law Journal Inaugural Edition is now open! WULJ is a peer-reviewed academic publication aiming to spark conversation and encourage reflection on contemporary and cutting edge legal issues among scholars and students. Deadline: 1 September 2021

Find out more.

Training contracts at Lester Aldridge

Apply now for training contracts starting in 2023 at Lester Aldridge. Training consists of four six-month seats in a variety of contentious and non-contentious teams. You’ll be given the chance to work with high-profile commercial organisations, high net-worth private clients and exceptional lawyers. Lester Aldridge is a full-service law firm with offices in Bournemouth, Southampton and London. Deadline: 30 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

LLG Digital Work Experience Week

LLG are launching a digital work experience week in July 2021 to allow local authorities and graduates with shared values to get together in a remote space to encourage them to pursue a career in law in local government as their first choice. Work experience week will commence on the 5 July 2021. Graduates will spend mornings experiencing first-hand the varied day to day life of a lawyer within a local authority, and afternoons in a dynamic program of webinars, animated roundtables and lively workshops designed to give a full flavour of just how rewarding a career in local government can be. Demonstrating our commitment to being truly inclusive, our work experience week will be diverse, vibrant and exciting - showcasing role model lawyers from all backgrounds to inspire graduates that this is a career in which they can flourish. Deadline: 10 May 2021 at 5pm

For final year law students. Find out more | Students will be required to complete an application form, write a 500-word statement based and make a short VLOG.

Google Developer Student Club Warwick

We are a university-based community powered by Google Developers with the sole aim of helping students like you bridge the gap between theory and practice. Students are able to grow their knowledge in a welcoming peer-to-peer environment and attend great workshops. We are looking for someone to join the Core Team and handle all partnerships and social media. You would be very comfortable with making engaging social media posts to let people know about the DSC workshops and share information. Reaching out to other societies and seeing how they can collaborate with the DSC is another key aspect. We welcome everyone but someone with a growing interest in technology since we are a community focused on technology.

Interested in getting involved? Sign up now!

My Summer Opportunity

If you are thinking about what career path is right for you, or you are wondering how to secure the job you know you want, the My Summer Opportunity events programme provides the resources and support you need to explore all the opportunities available to you. You will learn how to boost your employability and evidence those skills, turning your experiences in to successful applications. You can access advice on online interviews, virtual assessment centres and find out how to continue your job search after graduation.

Once you know what career path is right for you, My Summer Opportunity will also help you connect with potential employers through events such as the Summer Careers Fair, giving you the chance to network with a wide-range of employers and discover the wealth of opportunities available to you as a Warwick student. Find out more.

UG Sprint Programme – Applications Open

Open to all female UG current students and finalists who graduated last year. Sprint is an immersive female personal development programme for students delivered via 7 online sessions. Designed 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. On completion of the programme, you will receive a verified Sprint certificate which can be easily checked by employers and integrated to your LinkedIn. A digital folder covering all course content is yours to keep. Deadline: 22 August 2021

Find out more and apply.

Call for Applications: Doctoral Research Positions

Integrated in and funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria, the International Doctorate Programme “Business and Human Rights: Governance Challenges in a Complex World” invites applications for 12 doctoral research positions (4-year contract) to start on 1 November 2021. Applicants need an excellent university degree at master’s level in a relevant discipline (law, management, sociology, political, or information science) and very good knowledge of English. International, intercultural, and practical experiences will be an asset. Deadline: 15 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

LexisNexis Student Associate – Position Available

Want to stand out from the crowd when searching for a training contract? Work for LexisNexis as a Student Associate; act as a representative on campus for our online services and advise and support your fellow students with their legal research. You will become a master of our legal research tools; plan and run training sessions; gain experience in public speaking; learn how to market yourself and your sessions; develop your networking skills; become part of a community of law students based across the UK and receive a competitive salary. Deadline: 30 September 2021

We are looking for a current first, second, third year or postgraduate law student. This is a fixed term contract, starting in September. Apply now!

The Anglo-German Law Journal Call for Papers

Part of the Anglo-German Law course at King’s College London. Academic articles should focus on topics regarding Anglo-German law issues (i.e. authors may explain a certain unique element of "their" legal system and compare it to "the other" system). Furthermore, they can point out a current problem of one system and compare it to the other in order to inform other jurists about current developments. Articles dealing with EU law as well as case notes are also welcome. Deadline: 31 August 2021

Articles may be submitted in English as well as German. Your articles will be subject to a peer review. The journal will be available as print and online versions. The next volume shall be published in October 2021. Submit an article. Need inspiration for an article or a case note? Don’t hesitate to contact us.

Warwick Internship Programme (WIP)

Are you looking for a paid flexible internship? Get work-ready! Our new Warwick Internship Programme (WIP) offers paid, flexibly-worked, ‘6-week equivalent’ project-based internships to Warwick undergraduates. Visit the WIP webpage and follow the steps in ‘Interested?’

Last chance to apply. Application deadlines: 6-17 May 2021 (varies per vacancy)

Warwick Work Experience Bursary (WEB)

Financial support for self-sourced unpaid work experience. £50 award per day, up to 10 days per year if you meet the criteria. Apply at least one week prior to start of work experience. Finalists and postgraduate taught students may apply for bursaries that cover the period up to the end of the month in which their course finishes. Terms & conditions apply. Deadline: 31 August 2021

Find out more and apply.

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.

Find out more.

British Undergraduate Law Review - Editorial Committee Recruitment

The British Undergraduate Review is currently recruiting for a team of reviewers and editors for its inaugural Law journal! The BUR is a non-profit, student run organisation which provides university students across the United Kingdom with a platform for research and discussion.

Find out more | Register your interest and we will be in contact with next steps.

Eating alone or together (EATEx) study

Exploring social aspects of students' eating practices. Do you like real or virtual company at lunchtime on campus? Or do you prefer to eat alone? What do you think of an app that could help you make new friends during lunchtime? We would like to interview undergraduate and postgraduate students via Teams.

If you are interested please e-mail Daniel Mensah and receive a £10 Love2Shop voucher as thank you.

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.

Find out more and apply.

Glow 2021 – Commercial Law in Hong Kong

GLOW is a unique opportunity for exceptional first year students to gain an insider’s view into what a legal career at Clifford Chance can look like. The programme is designed to not only give you insights about life at a leading law firm but also tips on how to get here. If you’re ready for a bright future and you’re a student set on commercial law in Hong Kong, then we want to hear from you. GLOW will take place on Wednesday 11 August 2021. Applications are now open. Deadline: 31 May 2021

Find out more on eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Legal Cheek Virtual Vacation Schemes

The Legal Cheek 2021 Virtual Vacation Schemes are run in partnership with The University of Law (ULaw). They feature a series of short talks, workshops and Q&As with lawyers from leading firms, corresponding written exercises set by ULaw, as well as an employability expo and various socials.

Summer Vacation Scheme: Takes place in June 2021 and applications open after Easter. Find out more.

Short Term Mobility Opportunities

Lots of opportunities for study, research and international work are available.

Think Pacific is a virtual 4, 8 or 12 week internship supporting a range of community organisations in Fiji to suit your areas of interest. 10 fee waived places are available. Find out more. Deadline: 10 May 2021

Short Term Mobility Bursary Round 3: Students can apply for up to £500 towards online or in person international study, volunteering or structured research opportunities. Up to 30 bursaries available. Find out more. Deadline: 17 May 2021

Find more opportunities on their website.

PwC Opportunities

PWC are still running their Women in Business placements for first and penultimate year students and for this year they have also launched the Black Talent in Business programme for first year students.

Warwick Presents

A rolling programme of fun events, themes, activities and entertainment, all provided with safety in mind. This new and exciting programme is up and running now for all students to get involved in.

Find out more and join the Facebook group to keep up-to-date with activities available. Also check out the Warwick Presents podcast.

Student Innovation at Warwick Podcast

Student Innovation at Warwick is the podcast series that explores how Warwick departments embrace innovation. The goal is to showcase how innovation is fostered on campus and better understand the way students can benefit from it.

Listen to the podcast series.

Scholarship Opportunity

An unparalleled graduate program for the next generation of young leaders, anchored in a fully-funded 11-month Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. Schwarzman Scholars prepares young leaders for a globally interconnected future and for careers in which they will join a growing alumni network of leaders who are working to build mutual understanding between China and the rest of the world. The program is open to students between the ages of 18 and 28, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree. For the next cohort, this unparalleled opportunity will begin in Beijing in August 2022 at Schwarzman College.

China Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are now open to Chinese candidates (Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, or Macao passport holders). Deadline: 20 May 2021

US/Global Applications open on 14 April. Deadline: 21 September 2021

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.

Find out more.

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:

BDO Summer Internships and Graduate Programmes

BDO is a leading accountancy and business advisory organisation. The firm is recruiting for Advisory, Business Service & Outsourcing, Audit & Assurance, and Tax. The application process requires an online form detailing your grades. You will then be asked to complete an online test and video interview and finally, if successful, an assessment centre. Deadline: There's no fixed deadline, applications close when enough are made so apply ASAP!

Apply now!

Death Penalty Project

A unique opportunity for 'hands-on' experience in legal work involving the common law system of the United States. Run by the Centre for Human Rights in Practice.

Get in touch with the CHRP to find out more.

The Warwick Skills Portfolio Award (WSPA)

Develop skills that are valued by employers and that will be useful for you more broadly, in your personal life and whilst studying here at Warwick.

Find out more. WSPA have created a special Law Channel.

World at Warwick

Explore a world of international opportunities on your doorstep with World at Warwick.

Find out more.

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.

View vacancies.

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.

Check them out.

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.

Find out more.

Warwick Online Learning Fundamentals

An online self-study programme developed to give all Warwick students the skills and confidences to be effective online learners.

Find out more.