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A Day in the Life of a Jones Day Junior Associate

by Mikayla Paolini-Jones Day | August 14, 2023

In this sponsored post from Jones Day, read about a typical day in the life of one of their junior associates.

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas, 2023 Edition

by Carter Isham | June 14, 2023

Perspectives is the insider's guide to what it's really like to practice at the nation's top law firms. This guide contains interviews with over 140 attorneys.

A Day in the Life of a Brand Communications Intern at Radio Flyer

by Radio Flyer | October 27, 2022

Check out a typical day in the life of a Radio Flyer Brand Communications Intern! Follow Keertana as she takes us through her day at Radio Flyer’s Chicago HQ.

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.