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The Young Lawyer Summer Experience

Ages 15-18 London OR Live Online

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Overview

This experience is fully-booked for the date commencing 8th July. There are very few spaces remaining on the other dates and we shall be closing registration in the next few days.

The Young Lawyer Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree, fully-immersive experience of working as a lawyer in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students aged 15-18 will have some of the most prestigious experiences of law that one can imagine: arguing a human rights case in London’s Supreme Court; handling a murder case from start to finish under the guidance of expert barristers; and attending a private networking session with corporate lawyers in a City of London skyscraper. Also available on the Summer Experience are immersive visits to the Houses of Parliament – the heart of British political and legislative power, the world-renowned human rights charity: Amnesty International, and the University of Oxford.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university application form and set you up for a future as a successful lawyer.

Highlights

Immersive Legal Experiences:

  • Argue a human rights case in London’s Supreme Court
  • Represent your client in a live murder trial: conduct opening and closing speeches, cross-examine witnesses and examine forensic evidence
  • Experience corporate law through an interactive session with commercial lawyers on the top floor of one of London's most iconic skyscrapers
  • Powerful public speaking coaching by expert barristers
  • Create a ground-breaking piece of legislation fit for debate in the House of Commons
  • Represent a nation in an international treaty negotiation and fight for treaty terms most favourable to your client

Senior Lawyers from a Variety of Specialities: 

  • Be coached through the immersive experiences with lawyers from world-renowned firms specialising in criminal, corporate, human rights, family, international law and more
  • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career

Personalised Career Coaching:

  • Bespoke career coaching: receive training on how to land the most desirable jobs in law and a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
  • Securing a place at a top-tier university: work alongside admissions officers from the UK’s leading universities to map out your university and degree choices, extra-curricular activities, and work experience; and receive expert coaching on the art of personal statement writing
  • Excelling at university: take part in a private tour of the University of Oxford; attend a thought-provoking lecture; discuss your insights with likeminded individuals; and network with leading academics
  • Master the recruitment process: crack the code to the perfect CV with industry recruitment experts and hear from senior hiring managers on what they are looking for in candidate applications, interviews and assessment centres

    Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

    • Attending the Summer Experience demonstrates that you’ve gained key skills such as attention-to-detail, public speaking and commercial awareness, which are highly-valued by top universities
    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications.

    World-Class Universities And World-Class People:

    • Experience two of the best universities on the planet: Oxford and University College London (UCL).
    • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.

    Design Your Own Summer Experience:

    • Choose to attend the 15-Day, 10-Day or 5-Day Summer Experience. You can also opt to attend this Summer Experience "Live Online" choosing between the 10-Day or 5-Day Summer Experience.
    • Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout. London accommodation is provided at University of London’s halls of residence. Evening social activities will also be provided for students booking with accommodation. 

    DAY 1 – ENTER THE SUMMER EXPERIENCE

    DAY 2 – THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 1)

    DAY 3 - THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 2)

    DAY 4 – CORPORATE LAW

    DAY 5 – FAMILY LAW

    DAY 6 – HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACTIVISM

    DAY 7 – LAW AND POLITICS: LEGISLATION

    DAY 8 – ENTER THE SUPREME COURT

    DAY 9 – PUBLIC LAW

    DAY 10 – INTERNATIONAL & CONFLICT LAW

    DAY 11 – CAREERMAX

    DAY 12 – ENTER THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

    DAY 13 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS

    DAY 14 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: ASSESSMENT CENTRES

    DAY 15 – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN: YOUR NEXT STEPS

    DAY 1 – ENTER THE SUMMER EXPERIENCE

    3.00pmStart

    During the first five days of the Summer Experience you will develop some of the skills most crucial to becoming a top lawyer, including questioning of witnesses, conducting negotiations and legal advocacy. These skills are explored through simulations based in some of the core legal areas, including criminal law, corporate law and human rights.

    AfternoonThe Summer Experience Begins

    - Your journey starts here: step into the shoes of a top lawyer
    - Keynote speech by the programme director: discover what the Summer Experience has in store and how to make the most of this unique experience
    - Immersive group activities: develop crucial legal skills for the Summer Experience ahead, including teamwork, public speaking and attention-to-detail
    - Interactive networking session: meet your fellow students – talented and ambitious students from around the world who can act as powerful contacts for your future career

    6.00pmClose

    *exact programme subject to change without notice

    DAY 2 – THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 1)

    11.00amStart

    MorningThe Police Station

    From cuffed to court! Over the next two days, you will enter the world of criminal law by following a trial from the moment of arrest through to verdict.
    - A murder has taken place! Represent either the police or the defendants in the initial interactions following the arrest of three suspects
    - Review initial police disclosures, discuss interview strategy, and represent the police or the defendants during the live police interview
    - Reflect on the effectiveness of your interview strategy with expert criminal lawyers and discuss the implications for trial

    AfternoonThe First Court Appearance

    The calm before the court! The trial begins: prepare to represent the defence or the prosecution at the first court appearance.
    - Understand the importance of bail to defendants and the concerns of the prosecution about suspects walking free before trial
    - Work in your teams to argue for or against the grant of bail to the three suspects and receive feedback from expert criminal lawyers on your advocacy skills
    - Effective preparation is a vital component of a lawyer’s DNA: work in your teams to analyse the facts of the case and prepare for the full trial tomorrow

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 3 - THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 2)

    11.00amStart

    MorningThe Trial

    Work in your team to conduct the trial from start to finish.
    - Develop your public speaking by making closing and opening court speeches and receiving live feedback from experts
    - Witness questioning! Prove your case by examining-in-chief your own witnesses while cross-examining opponent witnesses
    - Become the jury: the fates of the three defendants are in your hands!

    AfternoonCareer Coaching: How to Become a Top Lawyer

    - Your path to success: understanding the key decisions ahead and how to maximise your chances of success
    - Subject choices at A-level/IB/university and more
    - Securing work experience, designing impactful CVs/resumes and powerful interview techniques
    - Coaching from experienced lawyers on what you can do now to stand out in the future

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 4 – CORPORATE LAW

    11.00amStart

    Step into the shoes of a corporate lawyer on the top floor of an iconic London skyscraper and gain the fundamental skills needed to thrive in this career path.

    MorningCorporate Law Session in the City of London

    - Develop your teamwork and negotiation skills in our exciting simulation ‘from field to fest’, where you’ll be working in teams to transform a plot of land into a music festival
    - Strategise and negotiate to secure the best possible venue and headliner for your festival
    - Receive live feedback from expert corporate lawyers on your negotiation approach

    AfternoonMerger & Acquisition

    - Enter a mergers and acquisition negotiation between the festival team and an events company looking to acquire it
    - Face off against other students: demonstrate your newfound negotiation skills against another group of students
    - Get your client the best possible outcome by implementing the feedback and learning of the morning session

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 5 – FAMILY LAW

    11.00amStart

    This day is focused on family law and the conduct of lawyers when handling clients with distressing and complicated legal issues

    MorningFamily Law: Client Handling Masterclass

    - Receive key coaching on client handling: learn how to effectively advise and support clients, whilst also drawing appropriate boundaries
    - Work in teams to analyse the facts of a case and determine the correct legal advice to be given to your client
    - Conduct effective client conferences by providing accurate advice, taking instructions, and managing clients with difficult and distressing circumstances

    AfternoonTackling Expert & Forensic Evidence

    - Serve as the family lawyer representing the clients at trial and tackle the expert and forensic evidence presented against your client’s case
    - Work in teams to read expert witness statements and identify the significance of expert evidence
    - Defend your clients wishes and try to get the best outcome for them
    - Receive live feedback from expert lawyers on your performance

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 6 – HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACTIVISM

    11.00amStart

    Reflect on the role of human rights and activism within law with a world-famous organisation using the law to advocate for genuine change

    MorningEnter Amnesty International

    - Meet people from a world-renowned NGO, fighting to protect human rights around the world
    - Changing lives: discover the ways in which law can be used to address and tackle societal issues and concerns
    - Work in teams to identify an issue, come up with a solution, and prepare a campaign to advocate for social and legal change
    - Maximise your chances of securing genuine change by coming up with a multi-pronged approach to your campaign, incorporating legal as well as social strategies

    AfternoonShowtime: Campaign Lift-off!

    - Own the platform! Run your campaign by implementing the strategies you discussed in your group during the morning session
    - Demonstrate the legal skills of flexible thinking and responding under pressure by dealing with obstacles and unexpected outcomes in the moment
    - Build momentum by presenting your campaign to key stakeholders and interest groups and gaining public support

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 7 – LAW AND POLITICS: LEGISLATION

    11.00amStart

    Welcome to constitutional law: analyse and understand the fusion – and separation – of powers within the UK’s political and legal system

    MorningConstitutional Law: An Origin Story

    - Discover the ways in which laws are made by stepping into the shoes of legislators and policymakers
    - Work in teams to create a ground-breaking piece of legislation that will send shockwaves through the country
    - Reflect on benefits and dangers of the mechanism by which laws are created and enforced
    - Stand your ground! Use the advocacy skills developed to ensure your bill becomes a piece of statute law
    - Receive live feedback from industry experts on your performance and strategy

    AfternoonEnter Westminster: the Epicentre of UK Legislative and Political Power

    - Set off on a walking tour covering 1000 years of British history and introducing you to the characters who have shaped law and politics in the UK. Explore the legal and political heart of London and follow in the footsteps of those who shaped history.

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 8 – ENTER THE SUPREME COURT

    11.00amStart

    Today you will enter the highest court in England, where some of the most famous judgments in modern jurisprudence are handed down, and work with barristers to develop your legal advocacy skills.

    MorningBecome The Advocate

    - Visit the Supreme Court and receive coaching by expert barristers on how to become a powerful public speaker – one of the most sought-after skills amongst successful professionals
    - Hone your skills in finding the crucial arguments; creating a powerful energy and aura; physical presence and body language; selecting key words for emphasis; perfecting and varying your intonation
    - Work in teams to conduct legal analysis on a complex case that has been appealed all the way up to the Supreme Court
    - Allocate roles and prepare to make your case in front of experienced advocates

    AfternoonBecome the Advocate: Feedback

    - Deliver your legal submissions in a team, putting into practice all of the advocacy coaching you received in the morning
    - Receive live feedback from expert advocates on your performance
    - Network with barristers who have seen some of the UK’s most high profile cases

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 9 – PUBLIC LAW

    11.00amStart

    A day focusing on extremely varied Public Law and it’s importance in protecting the public

    MorningWhat is Public Law?

    - Meet Public Law experts and learn about the ways in which Public law touches in all areas of our day to day life.
    - Work in teams to defend the public or to represent the government as you face off to defend your client in a high-stakes medical negligance case
    - Consider the ethical and practical implications of public law

    AfternoonJudicial Review

    - Learn about public law issues spanning from intellectual property to the right to protest!
    - Discuss whether public laws are being upheld throughout all levels of government
    - Something needs to change! Step into the shoes of the public lawyer and work in teams to conduct legal analysis on a complex public case to defend the greater good
    - Take on industry professionals in a moral debate on hot-topic public law issues and receive live feedback

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 10 – INTERNATIONAL & CONFLICT LAW

    11.00amStart

    Turn your focus to international law as you work in groups to represent different nations in an international treaty negotiation

    MorningTreaty Negotiation

    - Learn about your nation’s particular situation and consider the ways in which compromise may be achieved between different nations
    - Work in groups to come up with the best-case scenario for your clients in this conflict
    - Negotiate and fight for treaty terms most favourable to your client, covering key areas such as: human rights protection, education and international trade

    AfternoonPrivate Networking Event in The Heart of Legal London

    - Take part in a private networking session with top human rights and international lawyers
    - Put your newfound knowledge to the test
    - Have your burning questions answered by those in the know
    - Receive valuable advice from experts in the field

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 11 – CAREERMAX

    11.00amStart

    Over the next five days, you will receive personalised coaching on how to succeed in each of the major milestones on the road to landing your dream job: i) securing a place at a top-tier university ii) excelling in your studies iii) mastering every aspect of the recruitment process and procuring a top job in law post-university. In addition, you will receive inspirational coaching on key employability skills from high-profile figures including politicians and Olympic athletes.

    MorningEnter CareerMax

    Your future starts now: discover the essential skills needed to thrive in law
    - Personal development plan: work with a careers expert in small focus groups to plan the next steps in your journey
    - ‘Big results require big ambitions’: hear from a world-class Olympic athlete on the importance of being a self-starting, ambitious individual in today’s increasingly competitive climate
    - ‘The art of communication is the language of leadership’: hear from a high-ranking politician on how best to improve your communication skills and captivate a large audience

    AfternoonUniversity Applications

    You’re in your final year of school and it is time to start thinking about what comes next.
    - Inside UCAS: an interactive session with a university admissions expert, with guidance on how to ace your applications and bag your first-choice university
    - University and degree choices: making the right decisions to maximise your career potential
    - Eye-catching extracurriculars: using extracurricular activities to boost your application
    - Personal statement workshop: expert coaching on the art of personal statement writing
    - Interview training: a masterclass with admissions tutors from top UK universities
    - You become the admissions officer: step into the shoes of a university admissions tutor; review a collection of personal statements and interview prospective students for a place at a world-renowned university

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 12 – ENTER THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

    11.00amStart

    Congratulations! You have been accepted into your first-choice university – it’s time to start preparing.

    MorningWelcome to University!

    - University tour: private tour of the University of Oxford led by students, who will guide you through the abundant opportunities available to you there
    - Academic lecture: meet academics from the Department of Law and experience a university-style lecture
    - Meet the university team: attend an exclusive networking lunch with students and academics

    AfternoonStep into the Shoes of a Student

    - The academic seminar: discuss the contents of the morning lecture in a seminar group led by an academic, reflect on the topics raised with likeminded individuals and begin to generate your initial hypotheses
    - The research project: work effectively as part of a team to research and plan for a knock-out group presentation
    - The group presentation: present your team’s finding to your peers and academics
    - The feedback: receive feedback on your presentation and reflect on your team’s performance

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 13 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS

    11.00amStart

    You’re in your final year of study and it is time to start thinking about life after university

    MorningGraduate Applications: Pupillages & Training Contracts

    - Standout work experience: learn the importance of securing relevant work experience and the impetus it can add to your graduate job applications
    - Killer CVs: crack the code to the perfect CV with industry recruitment experts and receive advice from members of law firms and chambers about what they are looking for in applications
    - You become the recruitment panel: step into the shoes of a senior lawyer working at top law chambers as you screen a set of graduate CVs and select which candidates you would like to interview

    AfternoonGraduate Interviews: Pupillages & Training Contracts

    The graduate recruiter was impressed by your knockout CV and you have now been invited to interview for the role.
    - Interview workshop: receive bespoke public speaking training on how best to articulate yourself during high-pressure, professional situations such as interviews and presentations
    - You become the interviewer: interview candidates for a training contract or pupillage alongside senior members of the firm or chambers and put them through their paces with a series of challenging scenario-based questions
    - Reflection: return to your focus groups and review the goals you set for InvestIN’s CareerMax week. What have you achieved so far? What would you like to work on over the final two days? What questions do you need answering?

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 14 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: ASSESSMENT CENTRES

    11.00amStart

    Congratulations! You have nailed the initial interview for a training contract and are among the top-ranked candidates invited to the final stage assessment centre.

    MorningEnter the Assessment Centre

    - Graduate assessments: discover the different types of activities you will be faced with during an assessment centre and the core competencies that recruiters are looking for
    - Psychometric tests: experience a series of psychometric tests that will gauge your suitability for your dream role and receive feedback on your performance
    - In tray exercise: tackle a series of challenging in tray exercises and impress your prospective employer with your calm and organised approach to work

    AfternoonThe Group Exercise

    - The task: receive an exciting group exercise brief, meet your team and establish members’ individual strengths and areas of expertise
    - Group discussion: master the art of managing discussions during group assessment centre activities as you collaborate with your team and evaluate one another’s contributions
    - Key skills: manage your time effectively and wow the assessors with your outstanding approach to teamwork and leadership
    - The assessment interview: keep a cool head as you tackle a series of challenging group interview questions and impress your prospective employer with your responses

    5.30pmClose

    DAY 15 – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN: YOUR NEXT STEPS

    11.00amStart

    MorningPersonal Development Plan

    - Personalised feedback: receive a bespoke summary of your performance during the day 14 assessment centre, including your strengths and areas for development
    - Group reflection: return to your focus groups and reflect on what you have achieved throughout InvestIN’s CareerMax week
    - Personal development plan: work with a recruitment expert to establish your next steps and create your very own personal development plan
    - Farewell speech: a review of what you have gained from the Summer Experience, with closing remarks from the programme director

    1.00pmClose

    DAY 1 – THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 1)

    DAY 2 - THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 2)

    DAY 3 – CORPORATE LAW

    DAY 4 – LEGAL ADVOCACY

    DAY 5 – FAMILY LAW AND PRIVATE NETWORKING

    DAY 6 – CAREERMAX

    DAY 7 – ENTER UNIVERSITY

    DAY 8 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS

    DAY 9 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: ASSESSMENT CENTRES

    DAY 10 – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN: YOUR NEXT STEPS

    DAY 1 – THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 1)

    11.00amStart

    During the first five days of the Summer Experience you will develop some of the skills most crucial to becoming a top lawyer, including questioning of witnesses, conducting negotiations and legal advocacy. These skills are explored through simulations based in some of the core legal areas, including criminal law, corporate law and human rights.

    MorningThe Summer Experience Begins

    - Your journey starts here: step into the shoes of a top lawyer
    - Keynote speech by the programme director: discover what the Summer Experience has in store and how to make the most of this unique experience
    - Immersive group activities: develop crucial legal skills for the Summer Experience ahead, including teamwork, public speaking and attention-to-detail
    - Interactive networking session: meet your fellow students – talented and ambitious students from around the world who can act as powerful contacts for your future career

    AfternoonThe Police Station

    From cuffed to court! Over the next two days, you will enter the world of criminal law by following a trial from the moment of arrest through to verdict.
    - A murder has taken place! Represent either the police or the defendants in the initial interactions following the arrest of three suspects
    - Review initial police disclosures, discuss interview strategy, and represent the police or the defendants during the live police interview
    - Reflect on the effectiveness of your interview strategy with expert criminal lawyers and discuss the implications for trial

    4.30pmClose

    *exact programme subject to change without notice

    DAY 2 - THE MURDER TRIAL (PART 2)

    11.00amStart

    The calm before the court! The trial begins: prepare to represent the defence or the prosecution at the first court appearance

    MorningThe First Court Appearance

    - Understand the importance of bail to defendants and the concerns of the prosecution about suspects walking free before trial
    - Work in your teams to argue for or against the grant of bail to the three suspects and receive feedback from expert criminal lawyers on your advocacy skills
    - Effective preparation is a vital component of a lawyer’s DNA: work in your teams to analyse the facts of the case and prepare for the full trial tomorrow

    AfternoonThe Trial

    Work in your team to conduct the trial from start to finish.
    - Develop your public speaking by making closing and opening court speeches and receiving live feedback from experts
    - Witness questioning! Prove your case by examining-in-chief your own witnesses while cross-examining opponent witnesses
    - Become the jury: the fates of the three defendants are in your hands!

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 3 – CORPORATE LAW

    11.00amStart

    Step into the shoes of a corporate lawyer and gain the fundamental skills needed to thrive in this career path.

    MorningCorporate Negotiation

    - Develop your teamwork and negotiation skills in our exciting simulation ‘from field to fest’, where you’ll be working in teams to transform a plot of land into a music festival
    - Strategise and negotiate to secure the best possible venue and headliner for your festival
    - Receive live feedback from expert corporate lawyers on your negotiation approach

    AfternoonMerger & Acquisition

    - Enter a mergers and acquisition negotiation between the festival team and an events company looking to acquire it
    - Face off against the other students: demonstrate your newfound negotiation skills against another group of students
    - Get your client the best possible outcome by implementing the feedback and learning of the morning session

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 4 – LEGAL ADVOCACY

    11.00amStart

    Today you will work with barristers to develop your legal advocacy skills

    MorningPublic Speaking Coaching

    - Receive coaching by expert barristers on how to become a powerful public speaker – one of the most sought-after skills amongst successful professionals
    - Hone your skills in finding the crucial arguments; creating a powerful energy and aura; physical presence and body language; selecting key words for emphasis; perfecting and varying your intonation
    - Receive feedback on your public speaking performance from top barristers

    AfternoonBecome The Advocate

    - Work in teams to conduct legal analysis on a complex human rights case that has been appealed all the way up to the Supreme Court
    - Allocate roles and prepare to make your case in front of experienced advocates
    - Deliver your legal submissions in a team, putting into practice all of the advocacy coaching you received in the morning
    - Receive live feedback from expert advocates on your performance

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 5 – FAMILY LAW AND PRIVATE NETWORKING

    11.00amStart

    This day is focused on family law and the conduct of lawyers when handling clients with distressing and complicated legal issues.

    MorningFamily Law: Client Handling Masterclass

    - Receive key coaching on client handling: learn how to effectively advise and support clients, whilst also drawing appropriate boundaries
    - Work in teams to analyse the facts of a case and determine the correct legal advice to be given to your client
    - Conduct effective client conferences by providing accurate advice, taking instructions, and managing clients with difficult and distressing circumstances

    AfternoonCareer Coaching and Private Networking Event

    - Take part in a private networking session with top criminal, corporate, human rights and international lawyers
    - Your path to success: understanding the key decisions ahead and how to maximise your chances of success
    - Coaching from experienced lawyers on what you can do now to stand out in the future
    - Have your burning questions answered and receive valuable advice from experts in the field

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 6 – CAREERMAX

    11.00amStart

    Over the next five days, you will receive personalised coaching on how to succeed in each of the major milestones on the road to landing your dream job:
    i) securing a place at a top-tier university
    ii) excelling in your studies
    iii) mastering every aspect of the recruitment process and procuring a top job in law post-university. In addition, you will receive inspirational coaching on key employability skills from high-profile figures including politicians and Olympic athletes.

    MorningEnter CareerMax

    Your future starts now: discover the essential skills needed to thrive in law
    - Personal development plan: work with a careers expert in small focus groups to plan the next steps in your journey
    - ‘Big results require big ambitions’: hear from a world-class Olympic athlete on the importance of being a self-starting, ambitious individual in today’s increasingly competitive climate
    - ‘The art of communication is the language of leadership’: hear from a high-ranking politician on how best to improve your communication skills and captivate a large audience

    AfternoonUniversity Applications

    You’re in your final year of school and it is time to start thinking about what comes next.
    - Inside UCAS: an interactive session with a university admissions expert, with guidance on how to ace your applications and bag your first-choice university
    - University and degree choices: making the right decisions to maximise your career potential
    - Eye-catching extracurriculars: using extracurricular activities to boost your application
    - Personal statement workshop: expert coaching on the art of personal statement writing
    - Interview training: a masterclass with admissions tutors from top UK universities
    - You become the admissions officer: step into the shoes of a university admissions tutor; review a collection of personal statements and interview prospective students for a place at a world-renowned university

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 7 – ENTER UNIVERSITY

    11.00amStart

    Congratulations! You have been accepted into your first-choice university – it’s time to start preparing.

    MorningWelcome to University!

    - University life: experience a day in the life of a university student and be guided through the array of opportunities available to you at university
    - University forum: attend an exclusive networking session with students from a range of top-tier universities and have all your burning questions answered
    - Academic lecture: meet academics from the Department of Law and experience a university-style lecture

    AfternoonStep into the Shoes of a Student

    - The academic seminar: discuss the contents of the morning lecture in a seminar group led by an academic, reflect on the topics raised with likeminded individuals and begin to generate your initial hypotheses
    - The research project: work effectively as part of a team to research and plan for a knock-out group presentation
    - The group presentation: present your team’s finding to your peers and academics
    - The feedback: receive feedback on your presentation and reflect on your team’s performance

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 8 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS

    11.00amStart

    11.00am

    MorningGraduate Applications: Pupillages & Training Contracts

    - Standout work experience: learn the importance of securing relevant work experience and the impetus it can add to your graduate job applications
    - Killer CVs: crack the code to the perfect CV with industry recruitment experts and receive advice from members of law firms and chambers about what they are looking for in applications
    - You become the recruitment panel: step into the shoes of a senior lawyer working at top law chambers as you screen a set of graduate CVs and select which candidates you would like to interview

    AfternoonGraduate Interviews: Pupillages & Training Contracts

    The graduate recruiter was impressed by your knockout CV and you have now been invited to interview for the role.
    - Interview workshop: receive bespoke public speaking training on how best to articulate yourself during high-pressure, professional situations such as interviews and presentations
    - You become the interviewer: interview candidates for a training contract or pupillage alongside senior members of the firm or chambers and put them through their paces with a series of challenging scenario-based questions
    - Reflection: return to your focus groups and review the goals you set for InvestIN’s CareerMax week. What have you achieved so far? What would you like to work on over the final two days? What questions do you need answering?

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 9 – GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: ASSESSMENT CENTRES

    11.00amStart

    Congratulations! You have nailed the initial interview for a training contract and are among the top-ranked candidates invited to the final stage assessment centre.

    MorningEnter the Assessment Centre

    - Graduate assessments: discover the different types of activities you will be faced with during an assessment centre and the core competencies that recruiters are looking for
    - Psychometric tests: experience a series of psychometric tests that will gauge your suitability for your dream role and receive feedback on your performance
    - In tray exercise: tackle a series of challenging in tray exercises and impress your prospective employer with your calm and organised approach to work

    AfternoonThe Group Exercise

    - The task: receive an exciting group exercise brief, meet your team and establish members’ individual strengths and areas of expertise
    - Group discussion: master the art of managing discussions during group assessment centre activities as you collaborate with your team and evaluate one another’s contributions
    - Key skills: manage your time effectively and wow the assessors with your outstanding approach to teamwork and leadership

    4.30pmClose

    DAY 10 – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN: YOUR NEXT STEPS

    11.00amStart

    MorningPersonal Development Plan

    - Personalised feedback: receive a bespoke summary of your performance during the day 9 assessment centre, including your strengths and areas for development
    - Group reflection: return to your focus groups and reflect on what you have achieved throughout InvestIN’s CareerMax week
    - Personal development plan: work with a recruitment expert to establish your next steps and create your very own personal development plan

    AfternoonProject Launchpad

    - Take off into your future: choose between five bespoke challenges designed to develop core skills in law, building on your time with InvestIN and taking crucial steps on your path to becoming a top lawyer
    - The project launchpad competition: take on your peers in order to win an exclusive prize, attend an awards ceremony in central London and embellish your CV with a standout extra-curricular experience
    - Farewell speech: a review of what you have gained from the Summer Experience, with closing remarks from the programme director

    4.30pmClose

    Fees, Eligibility and Options

    This experience is almost fully-booked and we shall close registration in the next few days.

    The Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge. It will take place three times – first beginning 8th July 2022, second beginning 22nd July 2022 and the third beginning 19th August 2022. You can choose to attend on any of these dates, for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15. You can add accommodation, meals and transfers if you wish to. Listed on the table below is a breakdown of the pricing options and what is included. (There is an alternative ‘Live Online’ version of the experience which you can attend for either 5 or 10 days which will begin on 12th August 2022.)


    Click “Register Now” to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay by instalments please email us at info@investin.org with the following information and we shall send you an invoice for a 50% deposit: student’s name; date and length of summer experience; whether you want accommodation or not.

    Summer Experience Type London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
    Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
    Immersive murder trial experience: cross-examine witnesses; analyse forensic evidence; perform opening and closing speeches. Experience corporate and family law
    Argue a human rights case in the Supreme Court. Powerful public speaking coaching by barristers.
    Private networking session with top lawyers
    5 days dedicated to coaching you on mastering every aspect of the recruitment process for the best jobs in law
    Summer Experience fee
    £1350

    £2600

    £3750
    Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included
    £600

    £1350

    £2100
    Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)
    £100

    £100

    £100
    Alternative ‘Live Online’ version of the Summer Experience (choose 5 or 10 day)
    £595

    £995

    n/a
    Venues, Dates & Locations

    London, UK

    In-Person

    8th July – 22nd July 2022

    22nd July – 5th August 2022

    19th August - 2nd September 2022

    UCL, University of Oxford, and other locations

    Accommodation Location

    Garden Halls (University of London)
    London, WC1H 9EN

    OR 

    College Hall (University of London)
    London, WC1E 7HZ

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    Live Online

    In-Person

    12th August - 21st August 2022

    11am - 4:30pm (UK time)

    Register Now

    In-Person

    8th July – 22nd July 2022

    22nd July – 5th August 2022

    19th August - 2nd September 2022

    UCL, University of Oxford, and other locations

    Accommodation Location

    Garden Halls (University of London)
    London, WC1H 9EN

    OR 

    College Hall (University of London)
    London, WC1E 7HZ

    Download Digital Brochure - Garden Halls >>

    Download Digital Brochure - College Hall >>

    Register Now

    Online

    12th August - 21st August 2022

    11am - 4:30pm (UK time)

    Register Now

    AmbitionX

    As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.

    COVID-19 Group

    In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

    If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.

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    If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.