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5 Trends in Payments and the Top Fintech Employers Leading the Way

by Ellen Cibula | November 15, 2022

One of the most exciting trends in fintech is the way it’s changing the payments landscape. Here ae five trends in payments and the top firms leading the way.

Q&A with Morgan Stanley Business Service Officer Lesley Pickens

by Vault-Firsthand | August 16, 2022

We spoke with Morgan Stanley Business Service Officer Lesley Pickens about her background, career trajectory, and advice for students and young professionals.

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.

25 Best Accounting Firms for 2023

by Firsthand | April 18, 2022

We surveyed 9,700 accounting professionals. Find out which firm is the No. 1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in comp, culture, and more.

Firsthand's MBA Virtual Career Fair: Career Paths Panel Discussion

by Firsthand | February 28, 2022

On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held an MBA Virtual Career Fair. The Fair included a Career Paths Panel discussion on the pros and cons of various careers.

25 Best Investment Banks to Work for in 2022

by Firsthand | January 25, 2022

Based on a survey of more than 3,600 banking professionals, here are the 25 Best Investment Banking Firms to Work For.

Register for Firsthand's MBA Virtual Career Fair

by Firsthand | January 04, 2022

On February 11, Firsthand will host an MBA Virtual Career Fair for MBAs looking for internships and full-time roles. Find out more and how to register here.

4 Simple Money Management Tips for Students

by Vibhu Sinha | November 30, 2021

With inflation on the rise, here are four money management tips that don’t require a significant time commitment or specialized knowledge of finance.

Our 2022 Internship Rankings Are Here!

by Firsthand | November 10, 2021

Based on a survey of more than 11,400 interns from 140 internship programs, here are our 2022 Internship Rankings.

50 Most Prestigious Internships for 2022

by Firsthand | November 09, 2021

Based on our survey of more than 11,400 interns, here are the 50 Most Prestigious Internships for 2022.