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Celebrating Top-Ranked Firms for Diversity: BCG and Schellman

by Vault Careers | June 30, 2022

In honor of Pride Month, we’re highlighting two of our top-ranked employers for diversity and inclusion: BCG and Schellman.

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.

Vault Celebrates Top Employers for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

by Firsthand | May 16, 2022

We spoke with professionals at some of our top-ranked banking and consulting firms for diversity to hear about what their firms are doing on the DEI front.

Q&A with Raelyn Davis, Head of Friedman’s Women’s Development Network

by Firsthand | May 09, 2022

We spoke with the head of Friedman's Women’s Development Network about her firm's culture, her advice for students looking to break into accounting, and more.

Vault Celebrates Top Employers for Diversity

by Firsthand | April 28, 2022

Recently, we caught up with three accounting firms to learn more about their diversity initiatives to promote inclusiveness in their workplaces.

An Interview With a Senior Consultant in Infectious Disease at Lifescience Dynamics

by Firsthand | April 13, 2022

We spoke with Lifescience Dynamics' Elena Perez Lopez to learn more about what consultants in ID are doing to help pharma clients meet today’s challenges.

Q&A with a ScottMadden Consultant: What It’s Like to Work for a Top ESG Consulting Firm

by Firsthand | April 13, 2022

We recently spoke with Sarah Vondracek, a senior associate at ScottMadden, who regularly works on many of the firm’s ESG projects.

Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM Podcast' (Episode 6)

by Firsthand | December 16, 2021

Abbott’s Agnes Ortega and engineering intern Ixchelle Hernández Lebrón discuss navigating STEM careers amid a new culture.

The Benefits of Exploring a Variety of Practice Areas as a Summer and Junior Associate

by Mina Whangbo & Anna Gooding, Linklaters | December 14, 2021

Learn about the benefits of an open pool/nonspecialized summer and junior associate program, as well as tips and best practices for making the most of one.

Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM Podcast' (Episode 5)

by Firsthand | November 23, 2021

Abbott Nutrition R&D expert Yen Ling Low tells intern Allison Huckins that women have limitless capacity to pursue STEM careers.