Wolf Theiss

Application FAQ

How to apply?

Vienna

  • Apply via our online job portal. You can apply for a job opening or send us an unsolicited application at any time.
  • Submit the following application documents: CV, motivation letter in German or English, academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, language diplomas etc. (as PDF files)
  • In case you want to change information or add documents at a later time, please log in your account.
  • We do not accept applications sent via email.

Instant ApplicationNEW: Too much stress? Send us the essentials concerning your person and your career path in a few minutes (submit only your CV) and add further information/documents later on.

CEE/SEE Offices

  • Send your application documents via email to our local office manager.
  • Submit the following application documents: CV, motivation letter in local language or English, academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, language diplomas etc. (as PDF files)

 

Selection process

  • Submission of application documents
  • Invitation (via email or phone)
  • One or more personal interviews (with one of our recruiters or local office managers and one or more partners or department heads)
  • Depending on the position, an individual written and/or oral assessment may be requested
  • A trial day and/or an office tour and/or a get-together with potential colleagues may be offered/requested
  • Legal and non-legal internships: assessment centre

 

Interview guide

  • Prepare yourself: Inform yourself about our work, people, culture and the candidate profile we might be looking for. We appreciate candidates who are well-prepared.
  • Demonstrate your strengths: What makes you the ideal candidate? Which skills, experiences or personal characteristics qualify you for the open position? The more you tell us, the more chance you have to convince us.
  • Make a difference: You have an unusual hobby or background? You have an interesting story to share that emphasizes your personality? Take the chance and try to leave an impression.
  • Show your motivation: We are looking for candidates with a high level of passion and interest, with a hands-on approach and who are prepared to put in the effort to make the most of their career. Present yourself in an inspiring way to highlight your passion for the job.
  • Be authentic: Honesty and openness are more important to us than superficialities. Show us who you really are and give us the chance to find out if the job and the team fit to you.
  • Ask questions: Show an interest in your potential superior. His or her way of talking, explaining and describing the work says much about his or her leadership style. Listening and re-phrasing shows not only understanding but also your motivation and efforts to get the job.
  • Clarify details: Imagine you get the job and start working. Do you really know what it is about? Are you sure that the conditions, the culture, the team and the tasks meet your interests and abilities? Ask every question that facilitates your decision.
  • Stay in contact: If you are not selected for the job the recruiter may keep your documents on record for another opportunity at another time. Tell him or her that you would appreciate it and show your continued interest in working at Wolf Theiss.

 

Assessment centre for legal internships in Vienna

  • Invitation to our 'Career Day' via email (one-day assessment)
  • Individual assessment: You will be asked to send a short answer to a new client.
  • Group assessment: You will have the chance to meet your colleagues, consult with your client in person, and prepare a strategy for the ensuing negotiations where you need to reach a settlement for your client.
  • Personal assessment: You will be asked to introduce yourself in English and to tell us about your experience, your personality, your strengths and your motivation for an internship.
  • Individual feedback: A few days later, we will notify you of our decision and provide you with extensive feedback regarding your performance.

If you have any questions regarding your application for a legal internship, please don't hesitate to contact us before the application deadline.

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