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.

NHS Responder Volunteers - Covid 19 Vaccinations

NHS Volunteer Responders have been set up to help people in England to stay safe during coronavirus (COVID-19), and to support the NHS and care services. Volunteers are needed across England for various roles.

Find out more and register your interest. This is an external opportunity.

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.

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.

Find out more.

CPS Work Experience Programme

The Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands are pleased to announce their Digital Work Experience Programme. Open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students. This an excellent opportunity to learn about the CPS and experience first-hand what it is like to be a CPS Prosecutor. 25 places are available for Warwick students on the week long course starting on 29 March 2021 which will run over five sessions. Deadline: 14 February 2021

Find out more and apply.

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 students via Teams. Deadline: 31 March 2021

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

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Student Membership

Free Student membership. Law Students who may be considering becoming Arbitrators, Mediators or Adjudicators, receive some exemptions. By becoming a CIARB student member, you become part of an international community and can benefit from a range of services and support.

Find out more and sign up.

Research Assistant at the Law Commission of England & Wales

We are recruiting research assistants to join us for a one-year term, commencing in September 2021. The Law Commission works to ensure the law is fair, modern, simple and cost-effective. Working as a research assistant at the Commission is a fantastic opportunity for recent law graduates to help shape UK legal reform, whilst gaining skills and experience that will stand them in excellent stead for careers in law, academia, government or policy. Deadline: 31 January 2021

Find out more and apply. Guide for applicants.

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.

Active Bystander Intervention Course

Running next term. The course will be delivered in a synchronous online format, across five 2-hour seminars. You don’t need to have attended the Active Bystander Introduction workshop this term to register, Open to all undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. Participants receive a certificate of participation, and the course will appear on their HEAR transcript, but there is no assessed element to the course.

Find out more and register. Any postgraduate research students with an interest in the course are invited to contact us directly

Future Legal Mind - Annual competition for law students from National Accident Helpline

This competition aims to find the UK's brightest legal prospect. To enter, students are invited to write an essay response to a question about their legal passions and the area of the law they would like to see reformed. 2021's winner will receive a £2,000 prize fund to support their career development and mentoring with experienced lawyers from National Accident Helpline's team. Deadline: 26 February 2021

Find out more.

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.

TeamWork Virtual International Internship

Apply now for a career-enhancing and life-changing international virtual internship experience! Open to all students. Priority places and financial bursary support for students from demographic groups which are under-represented in higher education. Deadline: 28 February 2021

Find out more and apply.

COP26 Virtual Conference

COP26 Universities Network is hosting a virtual conference - Climate Exp0 - to showcase UK and international research on aspects of climate change and climate mitigation in the run-up to COP26. The conference is taking place virtually from 17-21 May 2021, with each day dedicated to one of five conference themes: Green Recovery; Mitigation Solutions; Adaptation & Resilience; Finance; and Nature & Nature-based Solutions. The conference will focus on three audience groups, with separate strands of activity geared towards each one over the duration of the conference: policy, academics and students. Registration Deadline: 20 January 2021

If you are a PGT or PGR student and interested in attending or participating please sign up via our online form.

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.

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.

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.

Sign up to RateMyPlacement

RateMyPlacement advertises paid placements, internships, insights and now, virtual events and virtual experiences. Why sign up? They host over 60,000 student-written reviews and advertise jobs across every sector, from 400 different companies. You can follow companies you want to work for and receive alerts when they add new jobs, or as deadlines approach.

Sign up now!

AS First

AS First is an exciting programme open to Aspiring Solicitors members across the UK and will ensure our members build the knowledge and confidence to kickstart their legal career. The programme is designed and delivered by our employability experts and future trainees who have recently successfully navigated the recruitment process. Participants in AS First will benefit from Aspiring Solicitors employability conferences, workshops and mentoring. Deadline: 20 January 2021

Find out more.

The King’s Inns Law Review – Call for Submissions

The King’s Inns Law Review is now considering articles, case notes, and commentaries for inclusion in its 10th Volume. The Review publishes a diverse range of articles on a variety of topical legal issues that critically analyse existing and nascent areas of law, offer insight on contentious points and aim to substantively contribute to legal scholarship by offering fresh ideas and perspectives. Deadline: 15 February 2021

Find out more.

European University Institute Fully Funded Scholarships

The EUI is an international centre for doctorate and post-doctorate studies and research. Approximately 150 fully-funded scholarships are available for PhD candidates starting in September 2021. Deadline: 31 January 2021

Apply now!

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

Find out more.

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.


Be in with a chance of winning exclusive opportunities and prizes! ICAEW is searching UK universities to find the brightest 100 students with the aspiration to be future business leaders. Do you have the ideal blend of professional skills? Are you proficient at multi-tasking and prioritising? If so, the ICAEW 100 competition is for you. Test your skills against your peers by taking part in an online exercise. Students who score in the top 100 by the time the competition closes. Deadline: 19 April 2021

Find out more.

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.

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:

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

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.

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.

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.