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Rare doesn’t make the process easier, it makes the candidate better.

Sengova Kailondo asset finance lawyer at Hogan Lovells and Rare alumnus asset finance lawyer and Rare alumnus Hogan Lovells logo

RARE LEVELS THE PLAYING FIELD. WE HELP YOU FULFIL YOUR PROMISE THROUGH OUR CAREER GUIDANCE AND MULTI AWARD-WINNING DEVELOPMENT.

RARE LEVELS THE PLAYING FIELD. WE HELP YOU FULFIL YOUR PROMISE THROUGH OUR CAREER GUIDANCE AND MULTI AWARD-WINNING DEVELOPMENT.

 
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The best advice

It was like a light bulb switched on when Rare suggested advertising and communications to me.

Yewande Ogunkoya, Managing Partner, Craft Media London, Cannes Young Lions Winner, WACL Future Leader Award Winner and Rare Alumnus

We build award-winning development programmes

Rare’s new and exclusive development programme for British students from under-represented ethnic minority backgrounds who are interested in commercial law. The programme is sponsored by three top City law firms and run by Rare.

Rare’s new and exclusive development programme for British students from under-represented ethnic minority backgrounds who are interested in commercial law.

 
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The best development

I don’t just feel I’m better at passing application processes; I feel I’ve honed the critical and analytical skills needed for success generally.

David Odejayi, Disputes lawyer and Rare alumnus

A & O Shearman - Graduate Recruitment
 

Schools

First Year Uni

We partner with schools and universities to offer one-to-one support with university applications and personal statements, CV and interview workshops, debating and commercial awareness sessions. We also develop and recruit for bespoke work experience placements.

We partner with schools and universities to offer one-to-one support, workshops and group tasks.

Target Oxbridge

Target Oxbridge is a free programme that helps students of Black African and Caribbean heritage secure offers from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

For the first decade of the programme, 41% of Target Oxbridge students secured Oxbridge offers, which is double the average offer rate.

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Working together with

Oxford University Logo - Graduate
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The best data

Our Contextual Recruitment System tells employers about the context in which your achievements were made, allowing them to recognise brilliant outperformers from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Our Contextual Recruitment System allows employers to recognise brilliant outperformers from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Kura Dione-Warren, Director, Strategic Development

Rare - Graduate Recruitment

We have contextualised over

2,000,000

candidates, and built one of the largest data sets of the social mobility status of top students in the UK

How it works

You choose which applications to make to which clients. You go through the same process as everyone else. There are no "fast tracks" and no back doors. So when you get hired you know it’s purely on merit.

Our standards are high; we're elite - we look for outstanding people - but not elitist - we have people from over 100 universities on our books. We look at every application to Rare in its full social, educational and personal context.

 
1

Meet

We get to know each other. Together, we figure out the route that's right for you.

2

Develop

We give you free, one-to-one development with experts and access to private events.

3

Apply

We help you to make strong applications for opportunities you really want with our clients.

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CANDIDATES RATE RARE’S SUPPORT AS EXCELLENT

27x

*MORE LIKELY TO GET HIRED AFTER ‘ARTICLES’

1000x

*MORE LIKELY TO GET HIRED AFTER ‘CONSULT’

150+

TOP EMPLOYERS USE RARE’S CRS WORLDWIDE

61%

more disadvantaged candidates hired

*APPROXIMATE CALCULATIONS

We help Rare candidates apply to these firms & institutions

Bain Company
Bain Company
BCG
BP
Deutsche Bank
Jane Street
JP Morgan
Morgan Stanley
Oliver Wyman
 

Ready?

Great. Our team will assess your application and, if we think we can help you, we’ll invite you to join Rare.

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