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.

Bolt Burdon Kemp - Be Part of the Story

Share who your favourite lawyer/legal personality is in our Be Part of the Story Instagram competition for the chance to win a great prize! Deadline: 10 December 2020

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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.

Mock Interviews

Shortlist.Me provides video interview preparation on-demand for students. It’s a fantastic tool to enable you to prepare for and practice your approach to video/online interviews especially as it simulates the new normal for interviews! You will need to sign in with your Warwick ID and password to access this resource which is exclusively available to Warwick students.

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Langar Aid

Langar aid, part of the humanitarian aid organisation Khalsa Aid International, is looking for volunteers to help them at their premises in Spon End, Coventry. They need volunteers to help prepare and pack meals that they distribute to the homeless every evening between 4-6.30pm. This would involve helping to serve food and also packing and arranging emergency food parcels. Warwick Volunteers can pay travel expenses by public transport for students volunteering with Langar Aid. Please ensure you keep copies of receipts.

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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.

Chat Central

Isolation is a massive issue, especially over the winter months. This year, there is the added pressure of the pandemic. Brighten up someone’s' day by being a telephone volunteer for Chat Central, run by Voluntary Action Coventry. You can volunteer as little as half an hour a week and give a phone call to someone who is struggling.

For more information and to sign up, please contact Heather or Olugbemi.

Allen & Overy Hong Kong 2021 Summer Vacation Scheme

Every summer we offer approximately 25 students the opportunity to spend four weeks with us. It’s the best way to experience who we are and how we work. You’ll enjoy practical, hands-on experience while working alongside partners, associates and trainees on real deals and active cases. You’ll also attend various in-house workshops and regular training sessions that will make the most of your potential. Deadline: 31 December 2020

Find out more and apply.

CMS Academy - Applications Now Open!

CMS is a global law firm with offices in over 70 countries. With an emphasis on innovation, the firm is market-leading and operates in all key sectors. If a week in London learning the Business of Law followed by two weeks work experience in CMS offices interests you, apply today! Applications are on a rolling basis. Over 90% of participants receive a Training Contract! Deadline: 4 January 2021

Find out more | Apply.

Volunteering Opportunity with Slipstream Education

Slipstream Education is focused on dismantling obstacles to social mobility through the use of online mentorship programmes. Volunteers will only be required to give an hour a month to help mentees through the university application. This is a chance to make an impact on a student's life, develop new skills and improve your CV.

Find out more and apply to become a mentor Training sessions for mentors will begin shortly!

URSS Scheme

Applications are now open for The Undergraduate Research Support Scheme which enables undergraduate students to carry out an interdisciplinary summer research project. Erasmus and exchange students are not eligible to apply. The projects run over the summer of 2021 and can be conducted at home or anywhere in the world (max award £1500). Deadline: 28 February 2021

Want to find out more? Come along to one of the drop in sessions taking place on Teams every Wednesday from 2-3pm. Find out more about URSS.

Unlocked Graduates Leadership Development Scheme

Unlocked Graduates, is working to change the way we develop society's future leaders and how we think about prisons and prisoners - by focusing on rehabilitation and addressing the terrible damage and cost of reoffending. The leadership development programme recruits outstanding graduates to become exceptional prison officers. It takes place over 2-years, It is paid and graduates complete a Masters alongside writing a policy paper. Deadline: 4 December 2020

Find out more and apply.

2021 Undergraduate of the Year Awards

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, including a paid internship, trips abroad and other exclusive opportunities. Deadline: 1 February 2021

Find out more and apply.

Legal Hackers Warwick

Legal Hackers Warwick is a student group offshoot of Legal Hackers - a global community of change makers interested in fostering creative solutions to the issues at the intersection of law and technology. Our aim is to facilitate conversations and educate the Warwick community about the biggest disruption the legal profession has ever faced – digitalisation.

Find us on Instagram; Facebook; and sign up for our free membership and informative newsletters here.

PBA Essay Competition 2021

Designed to recognise academic achievement and help to identify future property barristers and encourage an interest in property law. The competition is open to all undergraduates and LLM students. First prize is £1,000. Deadline: 8 January 2021 at 6pm

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Sprint Programme

UG applications are now open! Sprint is an immersive female personal development programme for university students across 7 online sessions. Designed to help address the gender pay gap imbalance and 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. Deadline: 17 January 2021

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AIESEC Warwick is Recruiting

We are the world’s largest youth-led organisation, offering international opportunities for young people including soft skills training and hands on experience in customer management, team leading and project management.

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Hong Kong Summer Vacation Scheme 2021

The Vacation Scheme allows you to follow the life of a lawyer at Clifford Chance closely - you will sit in two different practice areas, working with our lawyers on real, live client projects. You will be treated as a part of our team and given opportunities to demonstrate your ability. In 2021 our Summer Vacation Schemes will be running across the following dates: 31 May - 25 June & 28 June - 23 July. Deadline: 4 January 2021

Find out more and apply.

Short Term Mobility Bursary - Round 1

The Short Term Mobility Bursary provides an opportunity for students to apply for up to £500 towards the cost of undertaking a short international study, volunteering, unpaid work or research opportunity. Priority shall be given to undergraduates and students who meet widening participation criteria. Students seeking funding support towards opportunities during Spring Term and Easter vacation are encouraged to apply during this funding period. Deadline: 18 January 2021 (10am GMT)

Find out more and apply.

PwC Virtual Park

Our Virtual Park will give you the chance to meet and talk to our people in a virtual world. Designed to represent our office spaces in a Virtual Reality setting, PwC’s Virtual Park will give you a real insight into our working environment. You’re able to create an avatar, walk around our park and take part in our events. Deadline: 27 November 2020

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Warwick Enterprise

Kick-start your business idea or develop your entrepreneurial skills. Check out their current opportunities.

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Free Vantage Account

Connecting with leading law firms has just been made a whole lot easier. If you’re an aspiring lawyer performing well in your studies but worried about the impact of coronavirus on your networking opportunities, join Vantage today to be in with a chance of connecting directly with leading law firms. Deadline: 11 December 2020.

Sign up now!

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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Action Tutoring

Action Tutoring is an education charity supporting disadvantaged young people to achieve meaningful qualifications on leaving primary and secondary school. They are looking for volunteers to provide online English or Maths tutoring to primary and secondary pupils. Volunteers work with one or two pupils for an hour a week across the course of a school term; either before, during or after the school day. Sessions take place at the same time each week; they also have one-off volunteering opportunities. All tutors are provided with training and resources.

Find out more and apply

Local Giving

A not for profit organisation that provides tools, training and advice to help local groups connect with supporters online. It has launched a new digital volunteering service that enables volunteers to support charities of their choice by matching up their unique skills and community causes from wherever they are based. There are hundreds of volunteer tasks ready to take up - from web design to marketing, from fundraising to helpline volunteers.

Find out more and volunteer

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:

Warwick Volunteers

Get active in the local community by becoming a volunteer. Work with project leaders and local charities during term time, volunteer over the summer break or take part in the one off volunteering programme without having to give a regular commitment.

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Warwick Creative Space

If you’re interested in collaborative working with staff and students at Warwick, particularly in the Creative Industries, please use this space to meet likeminded people. Any member of the Warwick community is free to join.

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PwC Black Talent in Business Programme

Through our Black Talent in Business programme you’ll complete a 3-day virtual programme, which could lead to an offer of an internship or 11 month placement with the aim of securing a graduate role with us on completing your degree. Open to all first year students on a three-year degree or second year students on a four-year degree. Deadline: 19 March 2021

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Dentons Vacation Scheme - Applications Now Open!

All final year students are eligible to apply! By attending the Vacation Scheme, you will gain insight into what life at the world’s largest law firm is actually like. A place on the Vacation Scheme automatically fast tracks you to the assessment centre stage of the Training Contract application! Dentons have an intake of 40 trainees annually, and offer both international and client secondment opportunities. Deadline: 3 January 2021

Find out more and apply.

Legal Intern Vacancy in Hong Kong

DocPro (one of the fastest growing next generation legal tech platforms in Asia) is currently seeking a legal intern. The candidate should be enthusiastic and passionate about writing. Prior experience is not required. You will establish a strong understanding of the legal tech landscape and build a strong foundation for future careers in law and marketing, particularly relating to documentation, legal contracts, social media, and other online marketing channels. Deadline: 31 December 2020.

Apply now.


#100blackinterns offers over 170 internships to Black students across the UK to help kick start their career in investment management. Currently over 100 of the industry’s leading players are participating as a way to source a more diverse group of talent for the long-term. Internships will be paid and last a minimum of six weeks over the Summer of 2021.

Find out more.

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.

Job Opportunity: The Times University Manager

Our University Managers will coordinate a variety of campus-based market research and project management tasks. For final year students graduating in 2021. The role offers a competitive pay rate, flexible working hours and an unrivalled insight into the graduate recruitment market.

Find out more and apply. The digital edition of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers for 2020-2021 is now available.

World at Warwick

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

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Work Ready Virtual Experience

Rate my Placement has launched a FREE work ready virtual experience and it's open to everyone. If your placement or internship has been cancelled, or you didn't have anything lined up at all, you can still develop your soft skills virtually by completing this experience online.

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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.

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.

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The AS Foundation

The newly formed Aspiring Solicitors Foundation provides financial assistance to Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduates who are seeking a career in the legal profession. We purchase train tickets, study books, laptops and work wear for our applicants. You don’t need to be an Aspiring Solicitors member to apply.

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Warwick Online Learning Fundamentals

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

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The Beginners Guide to a Career in Law 2021

An accessible introduction to what jobs in the law involve, the career paths of solicitors, barristers and chartered legal executives and what makes each type of lawyer different, and the courses and training needed to qualify.

Read the guide online.