Legal internship from january to june 2011
What type of job are you looking for?
I am looking for pupillage in a lawfirm, NGO and any private or public company. I would like a job which i will learn more about the practical aspects of law.
What nationality are you?
I am a Kenyan.
What languages do you speak (and at what level)?
I speak English,Swahili and Luo.
What country or area are you looking to work in and why?
I would like to work in Kenya because it is my home country.
What countries have you worked in?
What countries do you have a visa to work in?
What field do you currently work in?
Currently am not working,I am a student pursuing a post-graduate diploma at the Kenya School of Law.
What fields have you worked in before?
Law, Administrative fields.
What qualifications do you hold?
Law Degree from Moi University, Pursuing Post graduate diploma at Kenya School of Law,pursuing Certified Public Secretaries course
Which do you consider more valuable? Formal education or skills and why?
I consider them both valuable because formal education gives one knowledge which may be used in perfecting Skills.
Describe the benefits of working with others
One gets to learn a lot from people who are more experienced in the work field, one acquires the virtue of tolerance especially in managing work place conflicts, one acquires team building skills.
Describe the benefits of working alone
One gets to set their own deadlines which they can meet,work is done perfectly since it is at one's own pace and there is no external pressure from a superior.
What was your worst working experience?
I have not had any so far.
What is the most important lesson you have learnt throughout your career?
To treat clients from all classes of life equally.
What unique skills do you have?
Advisory skills on legal matters
What would you consider as your 'dream job'?
Any job that would enhance growth in my legal career.
What are the most interesting aspects of your field?
All aspects of law are interesting since each is unique in its own way.
What are the least interesting aspects of your field?
What are your weaknessess?
I prefer work to be done in a certain way and also pay attention to very small details.