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Q&A with Mikayla Angel, a Former Unilever Intern Turned Unilever Future Leader

by Vault-Firsthand | August 23, 2022

We spoke with Mikayla about her internship with Unilever, her current role, her recommendations for prospective Unilever interns, and more.

Announcing The 2023 Best Law Firms to Work For

by Travis Whitsitt | July 08, 2022

Continuing with our rolling rankings release, we announce the winners of the 2023 Best Law Firms to Work For.

A Day in the Life of a Litigation Associate

by Dylan Bolduc, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP | June 29, 2022

A litigation associate from Fried Frank walks us through a typical workday, from wakeup to bedtime.

A Week in the Life of Two Winston Associates

by Winston & Strawn LLP | June 06, 2022

Two Winston & Strawn associates tell us what a week in their work life is like.

What Does an SEO Specialist Do All Day?

by Oliver Smith | March 30, 2022

Find out what the working day of a search engine optimization specialist looks like, and what it takes to break into the profession.

Growth Mindset-A Key to Success

by O'Melveny & Myers LLP | February 23, 2022

How we cope and respond to challenges and changes helps frame our next steps. One approach worth exploring, and examined here, is having a growth mindset.

Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Specialist

by Billy Hajime | January 12, 2022

Cybersecurity specialists work for finance firms, tech companies, government agencies, and more. Here's what a typical day in their life looks like.

Holiday Gift Guide for Lawyers and Law Students

by Vault Law Editors | December 09, 2021

Wondering about the perfect gift for the attorney (or future attorney) in your life? Here are 10 ideas from the Vault Law editors.

A Day in the Life: Ropes & Gray Corporate Associate

by Ropes & Gray | July 29, 2021

From analysis charts to conference calls to colleague get-togethers—here is a day in the life of a corporate associate at Ropes & Gray.

A Day in the Life: Researcher

by Vault Careers | June 15, 2021

As a researcher, here is a typical day at my job.