Carson McDowell partnership with Business in the Community for "Work Inspiration" day

24 January 2018

Author: Rosie Timoney


Fourteen students from schools around Northern Ireland participated in a Work Inspiration Session at Carson McDowell on 24th January in partnership with Business in the Community.

Carson McDowell has been involved in this programme for over 4 years and since beginning have welcomed over 160 students into the firm for the session. They students take part in a series of activities which focus on enhancing their CV’s, interview techniques and give them the opportunity to participate in organised discussions on legal issues and a workshop on the various pathways to law. They also have the opportunity to lead a negotiation exercise with the students splitting up and playing opposing legal teams.

The programme aims to influence students and help them decide which career path they hope to pursue. Work Inspiration works with employers, to ensure that students’ vocational interests and career choices are matched to their work placement or inspiration.

If you would like to find out more information about the Work Inspiration scheme please click here.