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Four Key Considerations on the Path to Law Firm Partnership

by Carter Isham | September 20, 2023

Four key considerations for associate attorneys who want to make equity partner at a law firm: partnership structure, firm considerations, biz & career dev.

10 Things to Check Before Accepting a Job Offer

by Ellie Richards | September 18, 2023

Accepting a job offer without prior research can lead to disappointment. So, before you accept (or reject) a job offer, here are 10 things you need to check.

5 Great Resume Tips for Job Hoppers

by Rob Porter | September 14, 2023

Is frequent job hopping wreaking havoc on your resume? Here's how to clean it up.

Job Search Advice for International Students for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

by Derek Loosvelt | September 13, 2023

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros about the state of the international student job search, the H1-B visa lottery, and more.

Survival Tips for Returning to the Office

by Rob Porter | September 12, 2023

Returning to the office? Here are some great tips to help make the transition more manageable.

Practical Advice from the 2023 Vault Law Associate Survey—Law School

by Vault Law Editors | September 12, 2023

In this installment of our practical advice series, we present a selection of quotes on how best to use law school to prepare for actual practice.

How to Deal with First-Job Jitters

by Gemma Williams | August 31, 2023

Here are some tips to help you prepare for your first job after graduation.

The Top Skills of AI Job Seekers in 2023

by Rob Porter | August 30, 2023

Looking to get into an exciting career in artificial intelligence? Here are some of the top skills you should seek to develop.

5 Great Networking Tips for College Students

by Rob Porter | August 28, 2023

College is a great time to start building your professional network. Here are some tips to help you make lasting connections.

Internship Application Deadlines and Requirements (by Industry)

by Rob Porter | August 25, 2023

School is right around the corner, which means it's time to apply to internships. Here's all you need to know, from deadlines to requirements.