Legal Cheek talks… winter vac schemes

Shearman & Sterling graduate recruitment chief Paul Gascoyne and trainee solicitor Danielle Altink share their pearls of wisdom with Legal Cheek’s Tom Connelly and Katie King

As the deadline for applications fast approaches, Legal Cheek Careers sat down with Shearman & Sterling to talk all things winter vac scheme.

What do you actually do on a vac scheme? Is it all free food and Christmas parties? What’s the best thing you can do to make your application stand out? Find out the answers to these questions and more from Paul Gascoyne, Shearman’s London graduate recruitment manager, and Danielle Altink, who recently began her training contract at the US-headquartered firm.

Applications are now open for Shearman & Sterling’s winter vac scheme. The deadline for applications is 4 November. The vac scheme takes place on 5-16 December.