Calling all Law students – Free Careers Guides!!

Are you thinking of a Career in Law or the legal sector? Then get ahead of the competition by doing some research and come to the Careers Service in R101 to pick up some FREE careers guides.

We have the following publications for you to take:

Targetjobs: Law – How to get hired
Includes tips on skills you’ll need, CVs and covering letters, how to research for jobs, how to look for training contracts and further study.

All About Law – Top Law Firms for Training Contracts & Vacation Schemes
Packed with useful careers advice and information, insights into the different areas of law, and includes a handy kit to track your application progress.

LawCareers.Net – The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook 2015 – the Essential Law Careers Guide
Includes information on the legal scene, key competencies, application techniques, career timetables and a training contract directory.

The Lex 100 – the Student Guide to the UK’s premier law firms 2014/15
Has information on LPC providers, first year opportunities, and lots of tips on what it is really like to work in a particular firm or practice area.

Prospects Law 2014/15 – Everything you need to know for a successful career in law
Includes information on how to become a solicitor or barrister, comprehensive guides to the UK’s top legal cities, and law opportunities listings.

First come, first served!

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Free Books and Publications!!

Not only can you come and sit in our lovely new space and enjoy our flowers, sweets and find out about an array of careers, you can also help yourself to free leaflets, publications and directories!

Titles include:

  • The Guardian UK 300 2014/15 – a guide to the most popular graduate employers as voted by students and graduates.
  • The Job Crowd – The Top Companies For Graduates to Work For 2014/2015 – the best graduate employers based entirely on graduate employee feedback
  • RateMyPlacement – A Student’s Guide to the Top Employers 2014/2015
  • TargetJobs: Law – How to Get Hired
  • TargetJobs: Management Consulting – How to Get Hired
  • TargetJobs: City & Finance – How to Get Hired
  • The Ultimate Careers Guide: London 2015
  • Prospects: Work Experience 2014/15
  • Prospects: Employer Directory 2014/15
  • Prospects: Funding Guide 2014/15

We also have an array of hand-outs written by Careers professionals, including How to Write a CV, How to Write a Covering Letter, Interviews, Personal Statements, Securing Internships and many, many more.

So come and visit us, say hello and take away some light reading!