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.

Bright Network: Experience UK Internship

Take part in three-day virtual internship experiences where you’ll be able to choose from eight key sectors and connect with world leading employers to unlock fantastic opportunities for your future. Employers involved include Google, Amazon, Clyde & Co, Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, EY, Bloomberg and more. Ends end of July 2021.

Find out more and book your spot.

Prepare for Work – Study UK Free Online Course

Are you an international final-year student, recent graduate, or alumni? Study UK’s free online course ‘Preparing for Work’ is running from 14 June 2021. This two-week course will provide you with the advice you need to communicate your UK education, skills and knowledge to prospective employers and navigate the global employment market. Based on expert advice from established alumni, careers counsellors and employers, the course will teach you how to evaluate your strengths, build your professional image, and articulate the value of your UK education. Deadline: 25 July 2021

Sign up now!

Winter School 2022 - Principles of European Constitutional Law

14-18 February 2022

The Law Faculty of Würzburg, Germany invites advanced students and young professionals of both law and law-related disciplines from the European Union to participate in the Winter School 2022 to extend their knowledge of European Constitutional Law and to benefit from the exchange within a European academic forum. The first 40 participants will be granted scholarships of 500 Euro per student after enrolment and participation. All enrolled participants will be awarded 2 ECTS points. The international group of participants will attend lectures and workshops on the topic of European Constitutional Law which will be held in English. Participants only have to pay the registration fee of 142,70 € for the enrolment at the University of Würzburg. Deadline: 31 July 2021

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Pegasus Access and Support Scheme

Our flagship social mobility programme PASS is now open for applications. The aim of PASS is to improve access to the profession for underrepresented groups and give them the skills to succeed at the Bar. The programme includes a skills development course and guaranteed mini pupillage for each member of the incoming cohort. Due to the pandemic, the last cohort was 2019 and we conducted the majority of their programme online, however depending on restrictions we are hoping to host events in person this year. The Inn covers the cost of travel and accommodation for the skills course and mini pupillage. Deadline: 30 July 2021 at 10am

Find out more and apply.

Internships for Finalists

Reall (an international development organisation based in Coventry, working with partner organisations across Africa and Asia to provide housing for people living on very low incomes in informal settlements), have four 12-month roles available for finalists. Deadline: 3 August 2021

Commercial Intern | Finance Team Intern | HR Team Intern | Africa ∓ Asia Partnerships Team Intern x 2.

Zero Gravity Warwick Subject Ambassadors

Levelling the playing field in higher education, our mentors are the sharpest minds from the most selective universities. An hour a week of digital mentoring is all it takes to transform a state school student's potential into a lifetime of success. Zero Gravity matches students and applicants to provide a mentoring service. Your advice could have a huge impact on students who may be the first in their family to attend university.

Apply now.

LawCareers.Net: Four-step Training Contract Application Guide

A really useful blog on how to approach applications to law firms. This summer, an applicant for a training contract with Macfarlanes is competing with over 700 others for just 31 vacancies. Someone applying to Stephenson Harwood is up against 1,300 other applicants for one of just 20 places. The high level of competition for every training contract means that your application form must be perfect if you are to secure a place at an interview or assessment centre. Most application forms will ask you to submit a cover letter, as well as complete sections on work experience, extracurricular activities and positions of responsibility.

Check out LawCareers.Net’s four-step master class.

Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022

This is an external opportunity. Applications to volunteer at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games opened on 1 June 2021. We’re looking for 13,000 spirited, dedicated and dynamic volunteers to join the Commonwealth Collective, be the heartbeat of the Games and help us deliver the biggest sporting and cultural event the West Midlands has ever seen.

Volunteers will be right at the heart of the Games. You could be meeting, greeting and giving directions to spectators, officials and athletes, setting up our venues to get them Games-ready, or supervising media interview areas. We also need drivers to make sure our Games family get where they need to be, when they need to be there. Most opportunities are general roles that don’t require formal qualifications, but we are also looking for specialists with specific skills and experience, such as people with medical training.

Find out more about the role and apply.

Fragomen’s Immigration School

An opportunity for you to learn about a career in law and immigration. As well as legal professionals, there will be speakers from Parliament, government, the press, a charity and academia, who will all talk to you about how they got their jobs and what they enjoy most. It will be held over five consecutive Tuesday evenings between 12 October 2021 and 9 November 2021. We hope you will finish the course with a better understanding of the jobs that can be available to students, how you can go about applying and an interesting, worthwhile experience to talk about at interview. Deadline: 28 September 2021

Find out more and apply.

Future Learn Course: How to get a Graduate Job

As a graduate, deciding which career path to choose, learning how to write a professional CV, and developing the interview skills to secure your dream job can be challenging – especially during these uncertain times. On this 3-week free course you’ll follow recent graduates through and learn how to master the highly competitive graduate job application process and become interview confident.

Find out more and register.

Job Vacancy

National Law Firm Farrer & Co have a vacancy for a Knowledge Management Assistant which may be of interest to those of you interested in gaining legally related experience.

Find out more and apply.

Listening@Warwick

Do you have strong thoughts, feelings, or questions about blended learning at Warwick throughout the pandemic? If so, we’d love to hear from you! The Listening@Warwick podcast project will listen-in to conversations about blended learning. Our virtual 'listening room' will bring together both students and staff, to reflect upon, discuss, and learn from the experiences of an extraordinary year to move to a place of understanding and of partnership. Student participants will receive a £30 voucher for participating.

Find out more. Want to get involved? Complete the expression of interest form.

Full-time Intern with Clifford Chance Paris

Clifford Chance have a six month internship opportunity available in their Paris Office Business Development team, to run from January 2022 to June 2022. Please note that for this internship, the remuneration would be 750 EUR per month (excluding tax). The applications can be in either French or in English.

Find out more and apply.

2021 Brand Ambassador Role

The role aims to hire student Brand Ambassadors to represent the UK's top employers on campus throughout the academic with a particular focus on boosting their employability. As a Brand Ambassador, you are responsible for representing the employer on campus, promoting the brand and opportunities to students at your university. We have two Brand Ambassadors offerings for students, dependent on your preferences, Short Term and Long Term.

Apply now.

Uni Bubble Writing Opportunity

Student magazine 'The Uni Bubble' are on the search for new student writers to join their team and contribute articles for their website. You'll be paid £20 per article, build a high-quality portfolio writing about the topics you're most passionate about and be rewarded with opportunities to grow with us. We've created a brand new Writer Pack which gives full details on this opportunity as well as how you can pitch to us.

Find out more.

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.

Find out more and apply. (Please note, you will need to be logged in to your Warwick account to access this.)

Now Recruiting: The Times Final Year Student Survey 2022 University Manager

High Fliers Research, in association with The Times, is looking for a well-connected, hard working and highly organised individual to represent us as University Manager. The role commences September 2021 and is open to students who will be entering their final year from this date.

The ideal candidate will be sociable and have a good knowledge of their campus, with connections to a variety of societies and clubs. They must be able to plan and organise efficiently; and have the ability to work independently using their initiative to deliver the task at hand on time and to a high standard, alongside their studies. Excellent communication and leadership skills are imperative, as the main task will involve recruiting, managing and motivating your own team of students.

Find out more and apply.

UK Graduate Labour Market Update

Warwick alumnus and labour market supremo Charlie Ball delivers his update on ‘The UK Graduate Labour Market Post-Pandemic: How is it shaping up for graduating finalists?’ Watch the recording now.

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.

Legal Aid Census

The aim of this research project is to gather information about the workforce of legal aid providers in England and Wales, on behalf of Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG). The project takes the form of an online survey, which will ask you some baseline information about your organisation, including the types of advice delivery you currently offer; your perceptions about the routes into the legal aid profession, job satisfaction, challenges facing different areas of law; and organisational views about how legal aid practice might have changed in response to recent legal aid cuts.

You have been invited to take part as a current or recent law student. We want the views of students to inform our understanding about careers in legal aid. The final research report will be published in late 2021, and will be widely circulated by LAPG. Complete the census.

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.

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!

Legal Cheek Summer 2021 Virtual Vacation Scheme

The Legal Cheek Virtual Vacation Scheme is back for its Summer edition from Monday 12 July to Friday 16 July 2021. The Scheme, run in partnership with The University of Law, features speakers from leading law firms and in-house teams, alongside employability sessions and case studies. You will have the opportunity to learn from the following firms and organisations: Slaughter and May, Freshfields, Accutrainee, Ropes & Gray, Devereux Chambers, Gowling WLG, The O-Shaped Lawyer, Akin Gump, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Gatehouse Chambers, CMS, iManage, Legl/CrowdJustice, Osborne Clarke. From capital markets to competition law, tech to tax, real estate to real-life litigation, we've got all the bases covered in this unmissable insight into understanding how the legal market operates.

Secure your place!

Olaniwun Ajayi LP Career Opportunities

Are you looking to further your career post LLM? Olaniwun Ajayi LP is Nigeria’s leading Law Firm, and has in the last 60 years, distinguished itself by providing bespoke legal advisory service to its clients. If you are interested in practicing in Nigeria after your studies please contact recruitment@olaniwunajayi.net with the caption ‘2021/22 Post-LLM Recruitment Exercise’.

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 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.

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.

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.

University Advocacy Day – Gray’s Inn – September & October 2021 – register your interest now!

Are you considering a career as a barrister? Gray’s Inn will host University Advocacy Days in September and October 2021. These are great opportunities for anyone considering a career at the Bar and are open to students from all academic backgrounds. You will meet leading barristers and hear what they think are the key elements of good advocacy; participate in a facilitated ethics discussion and get on your feet and perform some advocacy in group workshops. Each event will conclude with a scholarship Q∓A hosted by interview panellists and recent scholars, who will provide guidance on making a scholarship application. Each event is free to attend.

You can register your interest in attending these upcoming events via our online webform. Once registered, you will be notified when the application windows are open (approximately 6 weeks before each event).

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.

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.

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.

AIFC Online Legal Internship Programme: Future Lawyers 2021

The AIFC internship programs provide a great opportunity for students to gain a unique hands-on learning experience by working with qualified experts within the AIFC Bodies and Organizations, demonstrate and obtain professional skills and knowledge, as well as create meaningful global connections. The application for AIFC Online Legal Internship Program "Future Lawyers" 2021 is now open.

Find out more.

PhD Scholarship 'ERC Grant CURIAE VIRIDES: Sustainable development law and access to justice

The Brussels School of Governance, is looking for a PhD-student with a doctoral grant, to conduct research on “the transformation of ecological conflicts into lawsuits and the outcomes of this process for victims of ecological damages”. You will join the team of the CURIAE VIRIDES project, funded by the European Research Council. This project conceptualises the worldwide progressive transformation of ecological conflicts into human rights or ecocentric litigation and the emerging but important role of (activist) courts in addressing ecological governance gaps. The project aims at inquiring how this greening of social litigation challenges the legal concept of attribution of liability in transnational lawsuits and influences access to remedy for victims of transnational ecological harms. Deadline: 28 July 2021

Find out more and apply.

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!

Find out more and sign up for our virtual events.

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.