Law students spend much of their second year at university applying for summer internships, more commonly known in the legal world as ‘vacation schemes’. I was no different, and upon finishing my second year at Oxford in June, I embarked upon two separate vacation schemes to fill my summer.
Vacation schemes are critical for law students. Although not mandatory, enrolling in a scheme is strongly advised if you wish to become a city solicitor. The advantages are twofold- a scheme increases employability, but also benefits you personally.
Firstly, a vacation scheme demonstrates a genuine interest and commitment to the career path, as well as to