Akin Gump’s vac scheme goes virtual
Akin Gump’s 2020 London summer vacation scheme will now be run on a virtual basis.
In a statement distributed to those who will be on the firm’s London summer vacation scheme this year, the firm said:
"As your safety and health, as well as that of the London office, remain our top priority during the COVID-19 working restrictions, we have been busily working behind the scenes to ensure you will be able to have a meaningful, rewarding and, most importantly, safe experience with us this Summer.
Our programme will begin on Monday 22 June and remain as a full, two week period. Due to the remote working situation extending across the Summer period, we will be holding our Vacation Scheme programme on an entirely virtual basis.
We truly wish we could have an in-person programme but can comfortably assure you that an array of opportunities will still be on offer for you to get to know more about the firm and our practices, build professional and legal skills and also to network with our trainees and lawyers."
Akin Gump is a global law firm with 20 offices and more than 900 lawyers advising across a wide range of practices and industries. They offer 8 places on their London vacation scheme each year. Participants have the opportunity to experience one or more of the firm's practice areas and are paid the London Living Wage.
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