This page is an archive listing all the opportunties that have been advertised to our students.
Deacons’ Winter Vacation Student Programme 2020/2021
A four week vacation placement scheme for penultimate law students with a keen interest in pursuing a legal career in Hong Kong. Deadline: 1 October 2020.
Volunteer with Warwick Law in the Community (LinC)
Exciting volunteering opportunities with the Strategic Public Law Clinic and the Immigration and Asylum Clinic, in partnership with the Central England Law Centre (CELC). These opportunities should be particularly appealing to students who have an interest in social justice and are considering pursuing a career in these areas of practice. Deadline: 8 October 2020.
Find out more.
World Innovation Challenge Hackathon
An opportunity for 45 Warwick students to work in a GLOBAL team with Monash University students to create a business idea that tackles a key sustainability challenge. Starts online 9 October for 48 hours. Deadline: 5 October 2020.
Diversity and equality in criminal justice
Unlocked Graduates is joining Clifford Chance for an event where we will hear from people on the frontline in this crisis – those campaigning for change, people with lived experience and graduates who are taking on the challenge of finding solutions within the sector to tackle racial inequality. Deadline: 11 October 2020.
Find out more and apply.
HSF First-Year Mooting Competition
Sign ups are now open for the mooting competition specifically catered to first-year students who are new to mooting. Deadline: 14 October 2020
IELS' Mentoring Scheme - Open for Registration
Do you want a mentor who can guide you through your year at university? Mentors can: give you advice/ tips for academics, help you settle into the society, and have fun with you at our mentoring events (meals, bowling, laser tag, etc)! Don't miss out on this chance to gain a wonderful friend from IELS! Deadline Extended: 18 October 2020
Visit their Instagram for details.
JUSTICE invites applications for the first Sir Henry Brooke Fellow from UK law graduates. The role is full time for six months, starting in November or December depending on the candidate’s availability. We would be open to part-time working for the right candidate. Given the current public health situation, the Fellow will work from home for the foreseeable future with regular video calls with the legal team and wider JUSTICE staff. The Fellow will be paid £19,565pa pro rata. Deadline: 18 October 2020 at 10pm
English Language Support
Applied Linguistics are running a series of online workshops for international students who need help with their seminar skills and writing assignments. Deadline: Runs until 23 October 2020.
Virtual Fiji Internships
Exclusively for students impacted by cancellation of their term one study abroad placement. There are 4-8 week virtual internships available, a limited number of fully funded scholarships available to successful applicants. This pioneering program allows you to contribute to the Fiji National Development Plan & UN Sustainable Development goals across a range of different careers fields. Deadline: 26 October 2020 at 10am
The 36 Group Advocacy Competition 2020
In these difficult times when mini pupillage opportunities are sparse, we would like to offer as many aspiring barristers as possible the opportunity to make a connection with chambers and impress us with their advocacy skills. The four finalists of the advocacy competition will each be offered a mini pupillage during 2021. Deadline: 30 October 2020
Warwick Moto Recruitment 2020
Want to become a key part in the university's newest and most exciting student-led engineering project? Warwick Moto is a group of students who are designing and building the university's first-ever electric superbike to compete at the prestigious Isle of Man TT. We are looking for dedicated law students to assist the team in a variety of disciplines ranging from insurance, to marketing and industrial relations. You don’t need any prior knowledge of motorcycles, just a willingness to learn. Join us on our two virtual introductory talks about what we have done, where we are going and how you can shape its future. You’ll be able to meet the team and find out about all of the different opportunities available at Warwick Moto. These will be on the 20 and 22 October at 5pm on Microsoft Teams. Application Deadline: 31 October 2020
Further info and application form | Bike Teaser video
Obiter Dicta First Year Writing Competition
Want to get your article published in print? Fancy an amazon voucher? Enter our first-year writing competition. We understand that you haven’t gotten too far into your course yet so we have left the prompt deliberately open. You can write an article about anything to do with the law! The article has to be analytical and catching and a maximum of 1000 words. Deadline: 31 October 2020
Hogan Lovells Base Legal Learning Hub
Applications are now open for this virtual programme full of insightful presentations and interactive workshops, all designed to open up our world and help you develop important skills for your career. Deadline: 31 October 2020.
Interested in studying abroad?
The Law School offers a variety of programmes which allow you to study a year abroad as part of your degree.
University of California Global Leadership and Innovation Programme
2 week online programme running in January 2021. 20 places have been reserved for Warwick students and there is a $500 bursary available to 10 Warwick students. Deadline: 5 November 2020 at 10am
Dentons Virtual Insight Events
Want to learn more about the largest law firm in the world? Apply now for a virtual insight day! These insights are an amazing opportunity to get to know the firm, giving you the chance to hear from trainees, attend workshops, and expand your network!
Dates = 12 November: All Locations | 18 November: Scotland | 1 December: Milton Keynes | 9 December: All Locations
Applications close: 6 November 2020
Immersive online personal and professional development programme for female students delivered by licensed trainers. Certificates awarded on completion. Find out what sprint can do for you! Postgraduate applications are now open for the December programme. PG Deadline: 8 November 2020
Virtual Commonwealth Youth Parliament
The Commonwealth Youth Parliament is designed to demonstrate to future young parliamentarians the role and purpose of parliaments as institutions for democracy and good governance. It offers attendees a valuable opportunity to network with other participants across the Commonwealth. Participants develop experience and leadership skills and are empowered to make a positive difference in shaping the future of their own communities. Deadline: 15 November 2020
Find out more and apply to participate now.
Write for Lacuna Competition
Write an 800-word story on a current issue that includes themes of injustice and human rights. This shouldn’t be an academic essay but a story that appeals to mainstream readers. You may choose to write a journalistic feature, a piece of creative fiction or an opinion piece. Your aim is to challenge indifference to suffering, inspire action for change, promote wider understanding of complex rights issues and/or shine a light on injustice. The best entry will receive valuable feedback and assistance in developing their story to be published on Lacuna Magazine’s blog. For guidance on how to write a Lacuna article visit the WOLC Law Extension Moodle Page Chapter 9: Lacuna Competition.
Deadline: 16 November 2020.
To submit your entry, email Rebecca Limb with the subject title 'Entry for Lacuna Competition'.
Mayer Brown Virtual Career Talk
To discover career opportunities with Mayer Brown, get in touch with us through participating in our Virtual Career Talks that are open to all students who are interested in working with us. Our Partners and trainees will personally give career talks, provide to you career advices and share their insightful experiences with Mayer Brown. Take your first step in discovering your future with us. Deadline: 19 November 2020
Find out more and register.
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
Sign up now.
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
#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. Deadline: November 2020
New SPLC Project Opportunity
Warwick Law in the Community (LinC) is pleased to offer a new project opportunity to volunteer with the Strategic Public Law Clinic in partnership with the Central England Law Centre (CELC) for Spring Term 2021. The project will operate remotely and should appeal to students who have an interest in social justice and are considering pursuing a career in these areas of practice. Deadline: 9 December 2020 at 7pm
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
Find out more.
Recruitment of Active Bystander Intervention Facilitators
The Dean of Students’ Office is looking to appoint two hourly-paid facilitator posts for approximately 8 hours a week for 10 weeks. This contract is for term-time only and will start in January 2021 (with a paid five-day training programme). The ideal applicant will have knowledge of sexual violence prevention work and consent education, and a passion for interpersonal violence prevention and education. They will be dependable, able to take initiative and have the ability to work well with student groups. Strong presentation and engagement skills are required. Deadline: 11 December 2020
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!
Internship Experience UK
Bright Network is bringing together world leading employers and top educators for a series of virtual experiences. An opportunity to discover career paths, hear from employers and boost your employability. You can complete your internship experience of choice in your own time between 14 December and 5 January with our On Demand service. Enjoy the same brilliant lessons and work-sample, with some added extras in each stream. Deadline: 13 December 2020 at 10am
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kick-start your business idea or develop your entrepreneurial skills. Check out their current opportunities.
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.
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.
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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Mayer Brown 2021 Summer Internship (Hong Kong)
Our Hong Kong office provides a full range of legal services and is one of the city’s largest and longest-established law firms. Train here and you’ll work alongside our team of 200 exceptional lawyers – lawyers who advise the companies that drive the world’s economy. Summer Internship programmes are a fantastic opportunity for you to experience our firm and our culture. Deadline: 31 December 2020
Writer at Hate Crime Unit's Publications Team
We are currently looking for a team of writers and design editors to contribute regularly to the creation of a Hate Crime Unit Blog and a Hate Crime Unit journal. The purpose of the blog will be to provide factual and up-to-date reporting on the developments of hate crime within the United Kingdom, suggestions for government solutions and other ‘ways forward’, and raising awareness on the systemic injustices relating to hate crimes. Deadline: 8 January 2021
Find out more and apply.
Allen & Overy Singapore - Summer Internship 2021
Singapore is the commercial and financial gateway of South East Asia. With legal and support staff from Europe, the U.S., as well as the Asia Pacific region, Allen & Overy's Singapore office mirrors the city's international environment. Join a first-class training programme, gain global experience, work on cutting-edge deals and learn from lawyers who are leaders in their field of practice. Deadline: 31 December 2020
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Legal Advice Volunteers Needed
Covid-19 has seen a resurgence of demand for advice in issues including housing, debt and employment. So join us in helping the community! The Legal Advice Centre in St Oswald's Church in Tile Hill, Coventry is requesting the assistance of law students to support the Centre and its work. Two volunteers are needed to help out every Friday from 9.30-12.15. The role will start on 22 January 2021 with a training session to take place on the 15 January 2021. Deadline: 14 January 2021
Contact Alaa Fawaz for more information.
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
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
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)
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
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.
Learn more about your unique strengths!
CappFinity are once again offering their Strengths Profile resource for free to all individuals. Anyone can access the Introductory Strengths Profile for free through the dedicated link below. It doesn’t matter if you already have a Profile – completing the assessment will help you explore your strengths and reflect on to what extent you are using them in your current role. Students who would like to discuss the profile results can book a careers guidance appointment with Valerie Matthews-Lane. Deadline: 31 January 2021
Access the free profiles.
AllAboutLaw DIVERSITY courses
There are many under-represented communities in the legal sector. We have put together five courses for members of those communities to help you break into a career in law. Courses include: Asian & Minority Ethnic Heritage; Social Mobility; Black Heritage; LGBTQ+; Disabled. The five week long courses including webinars and live Q&As will start in February. Sign-up Deadline: 31 January 2021
Find out more and sign up now.
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.
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
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
International Education Projects Student Board
We’re looking for a group of students to form the new International Education Projects Student Board. This group will advise the University’s Internationalisation Steering Group and make recommendations for embedding internationalisation and student mobility within the Warwick student learning experience. It will also liaise with students participating in existing internationalisation activities including those as part of the EUTOPIA and Monash alliances. This is a really exciting opportunity for students to influence policy change and get involved with many of the University’s ambitious internationalisation projects, whilst developing leadership skills and gaining experience of enacting change. Deadline: 5 February 2021
If you are interested in joining the Student Board, please email Jo Angouri and Luke Mepham.
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
Warwick University Undergraduate Law Journal Editorial Board
We are recruiting undergraduate students for the following positions: Editors, Treasurer, Secretary, Blog Editors, Social Media Manager. Applicants who would like to be considered for the positions are invited to submit: a copy of their CV and a cover letter, which must be no longer than one page- clarifying which position the applicant wishes to apply for and why. Deadline: 15 February 2021
Please submit an application to the Law Journal.
We are offering internships in our international arbitration group of three to six months, starting in April 2021 (starting date flexible). The internship will take place in Frankfurt, Germany and aims at outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate students in law, as well as recent graduates. Mastery of English is a pre-requisite and fluency in other languages would be an advantage. Deadline: 15 February 2021
Find out more. Interested? Apply via email to Freshfields.
CLAW – Video Project
Critical Lawyers at Warwick (CLAW) is going to start making short critical videos about legal and political issues for release on our Youtube channel, and we would like to invite you to take part in the project.
You do not have to commit much time at this stage, we are just getting the project off the ground. We are running a training event on Friday 19 February at 11am. This will cover selecting ideas, basic production and interviewing techniques. It will be focused on producing a small number of introduction and interview videos this year. Deadline: 18 February 2021
If you’re interested in being involved or hearing more just contact Raghav Shroff.
Short Term Mobility Opportunities
Lots of opportunities for study, research and international work are available.
Alliance Intensive Study Programme (AISP) is offering credit modules across 8 different departments during Summer Term 2020. More information | Deadline: 18 February 2021
Find more opportunities on their website.
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
Design an ED&I Award Competition
The ED&I team and the Athena Swan Self-Assessment Team plan to give an award to the best example of ED&I practice by a department or faculty. We need your help to design a trophy for this award, which will subsequently be made in the School of Engineering. Our judging panel will select the winning concept, and this will be transformed into a physical trophy under the leadership of the Design Manager in Engineering. Deadline: 28 February 2021
Find out what's involved and how to take part.
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.
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
Active Bystander Intervention Course
This course explores our role as active bystanders within the university community (and beyond), and equips participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make safe, effective interventions. A great opportunity to shape our community and learn how to show up for others. Particularly key for students who are interested in effective support of others and ways to challenge inappropriate behaviour.
There are two sessions still to run.
Find out more and book your session.