This page is an archive listing all the opportunties that have been advertised to our students in the academic year 2020/2021.

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.

Apply online.

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.

Find out more.

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.

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

Find out more.

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

Find out more.

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.

Find out more.

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

Find out more.

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

Find out more and apply.

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

Find out more.

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.

Find out more and apply.

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.

Find out more.

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

Find out more.

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

Find out more and apply.

Sprint Programme

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

Find out more and apply.

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

Find out more and apply.


#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

Find out more.

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

Find out more.

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

Find out more and apply.

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

Find out more.

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.

Find out more.

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.

Find out more.

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.

Find out more.

Warwick Enterprise

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

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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.

Find out more.

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.

Find out more.

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.

Find out more | Sign up

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

Find out more and apply.

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

Find out more and apply.

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.

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

Find out more.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Apply now!

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.

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

Find out more and apply.

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.

Freshfields Internships

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

Find out more.

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.

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.

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.

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.

  • Session 4: Wed 24 February | 2-4pm
  • Session 5: Wed 3 March | 2-4pm

Find out more and book your session.

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

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.

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!

Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship Scheme 2021

The scholarship is for black male students from non-privileged backgrounds who will most likely be state educated and are ambitious and driven with excellent communication skills and good academic results.

This is a great opportunity for eligible and interested students to fast-track their career.

Short Term Mobility Bursary

Applications are now open for the Short Term Mobility Bursary next round of funding. Students can apply for up to £500 towards application, travel and accommodation fees associated with short term mobility opportunities. This can be for an opportunity on the Student Mobility Opportunities webpage, or one that the student has sourced themselves. Deadline: Extended to 15 March 2021

Find out more and apply.

New Volunteering Opportunities with Strategic Public Law Clinic

Warwick Law in the Community (LinC) is pleased to offer some new volunteering opportunities with the Strategic Public Law Clinic in partnership with the Central England Law Centre (CELC) starting next term. These opportunities will be fully remote and should be particularly appealing to students who have an interest in social justice and are considering pursuing a career in these areas of practice. If you'd like to know more about the clinic, and our new project why not join our Information Event on Tuesday, 16 March at 5pm. Deadline: 18 March 2021

Find out more and apply.

LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards 2021

Nominations are now open. The awards – kindly sponsored by LexisNexis - celebrate the best pro bono activities undertaken by law students and law schools and the positive impact on those assisted. Any law school or individual can nominate themselves or others for one or more of the categories. Deadline: 18 March 2021 at 11pm

Further information and an online nomination form can be found on the LawWorks website.

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.

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.

Lord Rootes Fund - Funding to turn your ideas into a reality

Students have the opportunity to bid for between £100 to £3,000 funding to support innovative/personal development opportunities. The Lord Rootes Fund is intended to encourage creativity, innovation and positive impact through support of projects by individual and groups of University of Warwick students, especially projects that demonstrate innovative and creative thinking; encourage personal development and challenge in pursuit of an idea or objective; and create new enterprises, cultural initiatives and/or positive social impact. Deadline: 21 March 2021

Find out more and apply.

One-Off Volunteering - Coventry Foodbank

We will be helping at the Coventry Foodbank warehouse (The Halo Centre, Progress Way, Coventry CV3 2NT) on Tuesday 23 March to pack food parcels for school aged children across the city. The aim is to pack 600 food parcels during the day which will be intense packing but should be fun as well! The warehouse is about a 15 minute drive from campus. There will be a morning session from 8.30am – 12.30pm and an afternoon session from 12.30pm – 4.30pm. We will need 12 volunteers for each session. You can choose to volunteer for either session or both.

Sign up now.

The Law Society Graham Turnbull Essay Competition

This competition encourages law students and junior lawyers to examine current pressing human rights issues and to consider their impact on the wider system of human rights and law. The winner of the competition is awarded a £500 cash prize by the Graham Turnbull Memorial Fund. The title of the 2021 essay is: “What improvements, if any, should be made to the Human Rights Act 1998? Why are they needed?”

The competition is open to all current or prospective law students, trainee solicitors, pupils, solicitors and barristers within three years of admission/call at the closing date. Entrants will still be eligible if they are currently between stages and intend ultimately to pursue a career in law. Entrants must be studying or qualified in England and Wales. Deadline: 31 March 2021 at 5pm

Full guidelines and entry criteria are available on the Law Society website. The winner will be announced at the Graham Turnbull Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 27 April.

Laura Bassi Scholarship

The scholarship, which awards a total of $8,000 thrice per annum, was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed. The scholarships are open to every discipline and the next round of funding will be awarded in April 2021. All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of full-time employment. Deadline: 31 March 2021

Find out more and apply.

Tom Morrison Essay Prize 2021

The Tom Morrison Essay Prize encourages new thinking and recognises original approaches to governance. This year we would like you to focus on: Post-COVID-19, what does the concept of ‘building back better’ mean for governance professionals? Essays should be 2,000-2,500 words that demonstrate original thinking. Deadline: 1 April 2021

Find out more.

Postgrad Awards 2021

Celebrate a fellow student or an outstanding academic with the Postgrad Awards! Now entering their third year, the awards presented by FindAMasters and FindAPhD showcase the best in Postgraduate study. Awards up for grabs include: Masters Student of the Year; Masters Teacher of the Year; PhD Student of the Year and PhD Supervisor of the Year. It’s been a tough year for everyone, so this is an amazing opportunity to celebrate success, get recognition on a worldwide platform and win a cash prize! Deadline: 4 April 2021

Nominate now!

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 Extended to: 9 April 2021

Find out more.

Part time work in Matrimonial/Family Law

Opportunity for a law student with an interest in matrimonial law (preferably whose studies include matrimonial law) to work part time on a temporary basis doing research and preparing documentation/affidavits for a forthcoming matrimonial court case. An hourly rate will be paid. Ideally candidates must be available to undertake work immediately to prepare for a court case in May 2021. Interested? Please email for further information and rate per hour. Deadline: 10 April 2021

Interested? Please email James McClean for further information and rate per hour.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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

Find out more.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

LLG Digital Work Experience Week

LLG are launching a digital work experience week in July 2021 to allow local authorities and graduates with shared values to get together in a remote space to encourage them to pursue a career in law in local government as their first choice. Work experience week will commence on the 5 July 2021. Graduates will spend mornings experiencing first-hand the varied day to day life of a lawyer within a local authority, and afternoons in a dynamic program of webinars, animated roundtables and lively workshops designed to give a full flavour of just how rewarding a career in local government can be. Demonstrating our commitment to being truly inclusive, our work experience week will be diverse, vibrant and exciting - showcasing role model lawyers from all backgrounds to inspire graduates that this is a career in which they can flourish. Deadline: 10 May 2021 at 5pm

For final year law students. Find out more | Students will be required to complete an application form, write a 500-word statement based and make a short VLOG.

Short Term Mobility Opportunities

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

Think Pacific is a virtual 4, 8 or 12 week internship supporting a range of community organisations in Fiji to suit your areas of interest. 10 fee waived places are available. Find out more. Deadline: 10 May 2021

Short Term Mobility Bursary Round 3: Students can apply for up to £500 towards online or in person international study, volunteering or structured research opportunities. Up to 30 bursaries available. Find out more. Deadline: 17 May 2021

Find more opportunities on their website.

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?’

Last chance to apply. Application deadlines: 6-17 May 2021 (varies per vacancy)

Remote Summer Work Experience | Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK

CPA UK is committed to promoting interest from the next generation in the Commonwealth and parliamentary democracy. We are running bi-annual work experience programmes for young people aged 18-25 with intakes in Spring/Summer. The work experience programme is tailored to provide you with invaluable first-hand knowledge of working in Parliament and the Commonwealth. Deadline: 23 May 2021

Find out more.

2021 Bain & Company True North Scholarship

Bain London is running a scholarship programme this summer specifically for students in the UK and Ireland who identify as Black. They are inviting candidates to a two-day virtual workshop at the end of June, followed by the opportunity to participate in early full-time Associate Consultant Interviews throughout July and win £10,000. Eligible participants are Black Heritage students in their penultimate year of university. Deadline: 26 May 2021

Find out more and apply.

Fintech & Law Program

A four week online course running in June that examines new business models created by disruptive innovation and its regulatory framework within the Brazilian and the international financial systems and insurance markets. This online short course covers real practical issues and provides participants with an understanding of key legal and regulatory challenges, as well as opportunities provided by the FinTech transformation. There is a fee for this course but Warwick students can receive a 15% partner discount using the registration link below. Deadline: 31 May 2021

Find out more | Register now.

Adobe Digital Edge Award

Using digital skills to bring ideas to life is critical for every student to master. That’s why we’ve established a new award for students who use Adobe Creative Cloud to showcase their digital literacy skills. Show us what you can do, and you’ll be in with a chance of winning £9,250 – that’s a whole year’s tuition fee! Submit a piece of work that you think exemplifies digital literacy, produced as part of a uni assignment and created by you or a team of up to 6 students using Creative Cloud. You can submit an existing piece of work or you can reimagine an assignment specifically for the Digital Edge Award. Deadline: 31 May 2021

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.

Queen’s University Belfast PhD Research Studentship

The School of Law is delighted to announce a PhD studentship, funded as a Collaborative Studentship by the Department for the Economy (DfE) and the Department of Justice (DoJ). The successful candidate will research the topic of ‘Sexual History Evidence in Northern Ireland Trials: Prevalence, Impact and Reform’, spending part of their time on placement at DoJ as an integral part of their research. Deadline: 31 May 2021 at 4pm

Find out more and apply.

Social Media Manager Vacancy – Clarilis

We are looking for a talented Social Media Manager to own our community management, primarily via LinkedIn and Twitter. We need someone who will not only administer our social media accounts, but also create original content, manage posts and respond to followers, whilst also helping us with targeting in support of our marketing campaigns. This job has an international remit as we enter new territories. We need someone who can build trust to eventually own and manage our company image on social in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals, maintain the right connections and participate in the right conversations. Deadline: 1 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

Munich Advanced Course in International Law (MACIL)

A summer school organized at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich (Germany). The 2021 course will take place from 19 to 23 July 2021 and will address the following topic: “Coping with Natural Disasters, Climate Change and Pandemics: The Role of International Law"

MACIL classes will be led by renowned experts of public international law, including Armin von Bogdandy (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Marie Aronsson-Storrier (University of Reading) and Simon Behrman (University of Warwick). For the first time, MACIL will be held as online-course, allowing students to participate from all over the world even in times of global pandemic. Participants should have a basic knowledge of public international law and a good command of English. Deadline: 1 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

ICUR Call for Abstracts: Dedicated Teams Space for Abstract Prep

Still considering submitting an abstract for this year’s International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR)? ICUR is a great opportunity to disseminate research you have done or will be doing, either as part of your course or independently, to an international audience, without leaving your home/campus. ICUR is a two day academic conference that will take place on 28 and 29 September 2021, open to undergraduates from the University of Warwick, Monash University and our many international partner institutions. Deadline: 2 June 2021

Submit an abstract.
We have events running throughout May to help you prepare your abstract for ICUR. Simply sign up to our dedicated ICUR Prep and Abstract Writing Microsoft Teams space to receive updates, further information, support and invitations to all of the sessions, which you can choose to attend if they are useful to you.

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.

Unlocked Job Vacancies

Unlocked Graduates is an award-winning charity which exists to break cycles of reoffending by developing outstanding individuals to lead rehabilitation in prisons and throughout society. They currently have two positions available. Deadline: 4 June 2021

Recruitment Summer Intern
Starting July/August 2021. We are looking for an outstanding, creative, and passionate individual to take on this exciting and varied role. As a recruitment intern, you will work within the recruitment team and support us as we prepare for our attraction season, providing insight on student marketing and developing new ways of marketing through planning events, creating content, and more!

Brand Ambassador
September 2021 – March 2022. This is a fantastic opportunity to work flexibly on campus to promote the Unlocked Graduates programme, by working independently to promote the brand across your university using creative marketing techniques and social media. As an Unlocked Brand Ambassador you will develop core skills such as planning, organising, communication, project-development and resilience, to strengthen your CV in pursuit of graduate jobs.

Job Vacancy: IATL Co-creation Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL) to support the existing team and develop the work of the department as a Co-Creation Officer. You will contribute to building community with students and colleagues, champion IATL and its activities at modules fairs, other events and in smaller groups. As well as participating with IATL’s core functions – such as assessing funding applications – you will be proactive in identifying opportunities to develop IATL’s work both within the department and the wider University. Starting in June working 30 hours a month. Deadline: 14 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

Legal Assistant Vacancy – Keating Chambers

12 month contract commencing September 2021. £29,500 pa.
Keating Chambers is a leading commercial set specialising in high-profile construction, engineering, IT, telecommunications and energy related disputes, which typically involve issues relating to the law of contract, tort and restitution. This position does not require any prior specialist knowledge of construction law or experience of the construction industry. However, the role will be very demanding. As well as assisting members of Chambers with research for ongoing or contemplated proceedings, the successful candidate will assist in preparing presentations, lectures and articles relating to Chambers’ principal practice areas. Deadline: 14 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

Call for Applications: Doctoral Research Positions

Integrated in and funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria, the International Doctorate Programme “Business and Human Rights: Governance Challenges in a Complex World” invites applications for 12 doctoral research positions (4-year contract) to start on 1 November 2021. Applicants need an excellent university degree at master’s level in a relevant discipline (law, management, sociology, political, or information science) and very good knowledge of English. International, intercultural, and practical experiences will be an asset. Deadline: 15 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

Virtual Fiji Internships - UK Student Scholarships

20x Scholarships for UK University students. Expand your professional experience and contribute to global challenges. Tackle international development issues and achieve real outcomes for our partners in Fiji, whist developing your skills, experience and boosting your employability. Deadline: 20 June 2021

Find out more and apply.

ProjectSet Skills Bootcamp

ProjectSet is launching a free ‘Skills Bootcamp’ in Summer 2021 for students and recent graduates that are unable to find work experience opportunities. This 10-week, online programme will help them develop employability skills, build a portfolio, and connect with opportunities to kick-start their careers! Deadline: 22 June 2021

Find out more.

University of Warwick Graduate Scheme

The three-year programme commences on 4 October 2021 and will involve working on a number of high-profile projects whilst obtaining on-the-job learning as well as a structured professional development programme and a project management qualification. Sign up for one of our virtual information events to hear more about the scheme from previous Warwick graduate trainees. Please email any questions to Deadline: 25 June 2021

Find out more.

Vacancy: Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

Permanent full-time position with Mewburn Ellis LLP, a leading European firm of intellectual property specialists. Reflecting the exciting and diverse spaces in which our clients operate, you will work closely with experienced colleagues across different areas of our trade mark practice group and in time, with our solicitors too. We take a holistic approach to IP and that will be a theme throughout your training and beyond. Our training program is varied, sometimes challenging but always rewarding. You will be invested in to grow personally and professionally. There’ll be lots of learning and opportunities to put your academic background to good use and stretch your mind! Deadline: 27 June 2021

Find out more about the role and apply.

Vacancy: Trainee Chartered Secretary/Chartered Governance Professional

Full time permanent position with Derwent London PLC. The successful candidate will gain a full understanding of company secretarial work at a premium listed company within the FTSE 250 which is governed by the Companies Act 2006, the UK Listing Rules and London Stock Exchange's Admission and Disclosure Standards and the UK Corporate Governance Code. The role will involve supporting the Company Secretary and his team in a variety of company secretarial tasks. Deadline: 30 June 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.

Masters Programmes in Estonia

University of Tartu School of Law is accepting applications for two English-taught master’s programmes: International Law and Human Rights and Information Technology Law.

Deadline: Applicants from the European Union, the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom can submit applications until 30 June, and applicants from other countries until 15 May.

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.

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

Job Vacancy: Legal Intern at AGCO Limited

AGCO Limited is seeking an Intern to assist the EME legal department for 8 weeks, commencing on 12 July 2021. During the Internship, the successful applicant will be expected to assist with legal research, contract analysis, the preparation of company secretarial documents and such other duties as assigned by the EME Legal team. The ideal candidate must be organised with good attention to detail and must be able to deliver work in a timely and professional manner. The successful candidate should also possess excellent communication, writing, and problem-solving skills. The position is located at AGCO’s offices in Stoneleigh, Coventry. Some flexibility will be available.

AGCO is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions. AGCO Limited sells agricultural machinery and equipment, which has been designed and manufactured within the AGCO group, to wholesale customers in the UK. Our ultimate parent company is AGCO Corporation which has its head office in the USA.

If you are interested in applying for this internship, please send your CV with a cover letter and your contact telephone number to Melanie Kirtland. Deadline: 1 July 2021

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!

Take part in this online study on social eating habits for a chance to win a £50 LOVE2SHOP voucher!
Access the survey here. To find out more or ask questions please email

Active Bystander Intervention Course

Help build a community that doesn't tolerate sexual misconduct or violence by joining our term three course. Through interactive content and discussions, this course helps you to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be an Active Bystander. The course consists of five online sessions of 2 hours each, held over five consecutive weeks. Participants receive HEAR accreditation and a certificate of participation.

Register now!

Walk Talk Walk

The Study Happy team with the support of Warwick Sport have launched a weekly 3-5k walk around the campus as a part of the wider Run Talk Run initiative to make both movement and wellbeing support more accessible in our communities. It is...

  • free to join for all university members and the local residents, just register via myCrew app
  • open to all abilities - no one is left behind
  • a friendly and welcoming environment to meet new people, to share and listen to others.

The first session took place on 17 June. Find out more and sign up.

University of Law – Campus Ambassador Vacancy

Fixed role: September 2021 - March 2022
This an exciting opportunity for students to gain experience in a flexible role responsible for maintaining and managing an effective social media strategy; networking with law and non-law societies, faculties and careers departments; running events and providing insight to the local needs of your fellow students. For this role you will need to have excellent written and oral communication skills, proficient IT skills, confidence in addressing large groups and a proactive "can-do" attitude. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then please apply to join our team where you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, incentives and flexible working hours to suit your studies. The hours for this role will be 4 hours per week.

Find out more about the role and apply.

PhD Programme in Sociology of the State, Law and Justice

At the University of Coimbra - Centre for Social Studies and Faculty of Economics. Applications are now open.
Students will study the main debates and theories while becoming familiar with epistemological, theoretical and methodological tools that will enable them to develop context-sensitive, high-quality and innovative research. Taught in English, the programme aims to attract candidates from all over the world and challenge them to produce non-Eurocentric critical work and engage in intercultural debates that reflect the world’s exuberant diversity. Deadline: 16 July 2021

Find out more and apply.

Albany Theatre Coventry – Volunteers Needed

The Albany Theatre in Earlsdon, Coventry, is currently looking for volunteers for various roles including Events Team, Box Office Team, Communications Team, Bar/Kiosk Team and Technical/Backstage Team. If you are interested in volunteering in a local theatre and can commit to 3 Shifts per Month (Shift times vary depending on role) over the year they would love to hear from you.

Contact Darren at the Albany Theatre or call 024 7699 8964.

Residents’ Group Administrator Vacancy

We are looking for a recent or current law student for a few hours a week (between 8-20 hours per month), working from home for £10 per hour. The candidate will undertake legal research; liaise with residents to understand and document local issues/concerns; liaise with council officials in order to resolve such issues/concerns and deal with events arrangement and management. You will have good written and spoken English; be IT literate with experience of Word, Excel and Google Docs; have good organizational and planning skills and the ability to work to deadlines with minimal supervision. This will be a self-employed role. Deadline: 31 August 2021 but early application is encouraged.

To apply email with a short letter setting out how you meet the criteria for this role and a short CV (no more than one or two pages).

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Find out more.

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.

Legally Speaking Podcast: Vacancy

Come join our podcast ambassador team. We are looking for driven and ambitious Campus Ambassadors that would like to be part of a world-leading podcast. We have listeners in over 100 Countries and 1000 Cities worldwide, and as a Ambassador you will be the face of the brand for your university promoting careers. Requirements - committed and have the ability to perform consistently alongside any existing workload; determined, focused and result driven; capable of working towards targets and within a structured role; and strong communication skills. Deadline: 6 August 2021

Interested? Send your name, university, degree and year of study along with answers to the following questions by email before the deadline. Questions: Why do you think you'd be suitable for this role? What do you hope to gain? What experiences do you have to help you with this role? Outside of your studies, what are your interests?

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. Deadline: 12 August 2021

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).

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.

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

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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: Extended to 5 September 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.

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

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!

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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.

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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 with the caption ‘2021/22 Post-LLM Recruitment Exercise’.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.