Looking for something fun and worthwhile to make your CV stand out from the crowd? Apply for our TLP Ambassador Programme 2019 for the opportunity to represent TLP at your university! You'll also get the chance to come to our popular events and network with leading law firms. Apply now!
Apply for the 2019 TLP ambassador scheme in partnership with Bird & Bird law firm below*
Here at The Lawyer Portal, our aim is simple: to provide the definitive resource for everyone considering a career in law, whatever their stage or background.
We are officially partnered with the Bar Council and CILEx and are working closely with law firms & chambers to provide the most up-to-date careers advice, alongside exciting and useful events.
As a student ambassador of The Lawyer Portal, your role would be to promote the platform to people at your university – whether they are members of your law society, studying law or even other subjects. We are officially partnered with Bird & Bird international law firm which means in this role, you’ll have exciting opportunities to learn from leaders in the industry.
Why Should You Become a TLP Ambassador?
It’s a great opportunity for you to network with law students, lawyers and law firms across the country;
An extra way to boost your legal CV and gain experience that will impress in applications;
You can win great prizes – like Amazon vouchers – throughout the year;
You’ll have exclusive access to a Bird & Bird TLP ambassador webinar with hints and tips on securing a training contract;
You will also have the chance to attend TLP events for free, meeting top law firms;
You will connect with your university’s law students and help them secure their future law careers!
What Will You Be Doing as a TLP Ambassador?
TLP ambassadorial duties include:
Running your own university Facebook group, sharing relevant TLP articles and encouraging university members to join;
Contributing blogs and content for the website;
Helping to promote, organise and speak at inspiring law events, like TLP Aspire;
Participation in focus groups and market research;
Other opportunities to represent TLP may arise throughout the year.
What Do Others Say About Being a TLP Ambassador?
Our ambassadors for 2017-18 from twenty different universities rated the programme 4.4 out of 5 stars, and 100% of them would recommend the programme to a friend!
Here’s what else they had to say:
“It’s been a great way of getting myself involved with my fellow student cohort. I have found the information available very useful and feel good knowing that I am helping my fellow students” – Amy, University of Nottingham
“Great experience to get involved with an ambitious team to share an exciting new platform” – Ludovico, University of York
“Being a TLP ambassador introduces you to a fantastic resource – namely The Lawyer Portal – whilst at the same time encouraging you to develop organisation and leadership skills” – Joan, University of Exeter
“Being an ambassador for TLP has been a great experience. The role has improved many skills that I can now talk about in applications and interviews, including organisation and marketing skills. It has allowed me to demonstrate innovation as I try to come up with new ways to promote TLP and overall, I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the TLP team” – Lucy, University of East Anglia
“My favourite part of being a TLP Ambassador has been operating a dedicated Facebook page for students at my university. By doing this, I have needed to develop organisation, leadership and communication skills. I have loved the extra responsibility that this role has brought” – Ali, Royal Holloway, University of London
Who Can Apply?
To apply to become a TLP Ambassador 2019, you must meet one of the following requirements:
Starting university in September/October 2019;
Starting your second/third/fourth year of university in September/October 2019.
You do NOT need to be a law student – in fact, we encourage non-law students to apply! The universities with non-law ambassador applicants will instead have two ambassadors, one law and one non-law.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 31st AUGUST
Please note that we will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis from students whose universities do not currently have a TLP student ambassador.
How to Apply
Please upload your CV below and tell us why you want to become a TLP ambassador.