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.

Crown Prosecution Service - Legal Trainee Scheme 2021

The next tranche of the CPS Legal Trainee Scheme (LTS) is now open. The LTS will offer positions to those with an interest in criminal law, and seeking to become fully qualified barristers or solicitors. Pupillage is 1 year in duration whilst the Period of Recognised Training takes 2 years to complete. This year we will be offering two pathways into the scheme; a pathway for September 2021 starters and an additional pathway for September 2022 starters. Deadline: 16 April 2021

Find out more and apply.

Warwick Careers Society Elections

The is a great opportunity to join the executive team of an emerging society. Warwick Careers Society helps students figure out the next career steps! We aim to bring visibility to a variety of industries. This year we ran the first Warwick Careers Conference hosting amazing speakers from a variety of industries such as Terri Duhon from the Morgan Stanley International Board, Simon Gallow from the UN. Deadline: 19 April 2021

Apply through our SU page.

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!

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.

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: 31 May 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?’

The National Student Survey (NSS) 2021 is now open for final year students! Deadline: 30 April 2021

Find out more.

The Diversity Access Scheme

Opening doors, changing lives: scholarships for the solicitors of tomorrow. The Law Society’s Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) is a scholarship with a difference. Applications open from Monday 1 March 2021. It provides awardees with Finance (up to the full cost of funding the final stage of their legal education - either LPC fees or SQE preparation course and exam fees); Mentoring and Work Experience (high quality placements brokered through the Law Society.) Deadline: 25 April 2021

The application form, guidance and eligibility criteria will be available on the Law Society website from 1 March 2021.

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.

Chambers Future Lawyers Research 2021

Future lawyers: the legal industry wants to know what you're thinking! The Chambers Student guide strives to give students the very best information and analysis they can access on law firms, the Bar and the legal profession. Our guide is compiled via the insights and opinions of thousands of trainees, junior lawyers and students across the UK. This survey aims to capture the data we need to understand the needs of our readers, and to help us produce the best guide possible. Sharing your experiences will be invaluable to future lawyers. We are grateful to every trainee, lawyer and student who contributes to our research.

This survey is designed to take 5-10 minutes to complete. The identity of every contributor will be protected. Complete the survey!

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.

City of Culture - City Host Volunteers

From May 2021, our reign as UK City of Culture 2021 begins. What an opportunity for visitors to experience the city we know and love. Who better to welcome them than YOU! We’re looking for 5,000 volunteers throughout the year, to spend as much or as little time as they can, to showcase our city. Volunteers will be rewarded with limited edition uniform, training, rewards from our partners and professional head-shots.

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 and postgraduate students via Teams.

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.

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.

Spring Vacation Scheme: Runs Monday 12 - Friday 14 April 2021. Featuring 15 top law firms and in house legal teams. Applications are now open. Secure your place.

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

CoachBright - Make Education Fairer!

CoachBright are looking for university students to work with pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them improve their attainment, confidence and independence. We have programmes running in both primary and secondary schools. It's 1 hour/week for 12 weeks and you'll get full training in how to coach/tutor.

Apply now.

Disability Energy Champion Volunteers

Are you a reliable, dedicated and empathetic person who wants to volunteer with families? Caudwell Children are looking for Disability Energy Champion Volunteers to help with our Warm Homes project- a funded project across several UK cities, supporting the parents/carers of disabled children in their own home, to provide the family support that they need and to help families to address energy efficiency and affordability, a huge step towards transforming the lives of disabled children.

Email for more information.

Short Term Mobility Opportunities

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

Think Pacific is an online 4, 8 or 12 week internship around various career fields which support local impact in Fiji, including business, global health and education, mental health, environment, international development, NGO management, marketing, and sports development. Available on a rolling basis fortnightly. Exclusive scholarships launching for Warwick students in April 2021.

International Virtual Internships with the Intern Group: The Intern Group organises unpaid virtual internship programmes in a wide range of career fields, with more than 3000 host companies and organisations around the world. Reduced fee for up to 10 Warwick students to undertake a 4 week internship during Summer 2021! Find out more. Deadline: 12 April at 4pm.

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.

Hong Kong Direct Training Contract Applications

At Clifford Chance, our diverse and talented people are at the heart of everything we are and everything we do. Our ability to excel on behalf of our clients; the quality of work; our international capabilities; collaborative and supportive culture; our innovative mindset – they are all driven by our people. Joining us means sharing our ambitions, realising your potential and making an impact. We are now accepting applications for our direct Training Contract programme. Deadline: 30 April 2021

Apply online.

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.

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!

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.

Steps to Start Up

A free, online course for Warwick students who want to create a positive change in the world. This is the perfect opportunity for aspiring students who are interesting in exploring social entrepreneurship and potentially starting your own social enterprise. This course offers bite-sized learnings to allow you to form ideas and take the starting steps to test your ideas out! No experience or ideas are needed to start the course!

Find out more and register.

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.

Positive Images Festival

Coventry is hosting its very own positive images festival which aims to celebrate the best of Coventry’s heritage. In order to do this effectively Positive Images require volunteers who have a keen interest and some skill in design and marketing. Not only are there roles for those who wish to take an active part in designing the event but also faciliatory roles like stewards and hosts. Volunteers are also needed to help design an exhibit of refugee success stories as a celebration for the contribution to Coventry city of culture.

Find out more and apply.

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


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.

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.

Asia Careers Insight Series

Bookings for the Asia Careers Insight Series are now open! This fantastic series of employer presentations, panel discussions and skills workshops offers students an opportunity to connect with organisations and discover career opportunities across Asia. View a full schedule of employer sessions/skills workshops and book your place.

View a full schedule of employer sessions/skills workshops and book your place.

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.