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5 Essential Resume Tips for Students

by Andrew Fennell | June 22, 2022

Here are the five most essential tips to keep in mind when updating your resume if you're an undergrad or grad student.

Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | June 06, 2022

To better understand the options available to students who didn’t win an H-1B visa this year, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

Analyzing the 2023 US News Law School Rankings

by Travis Whitsitt | April 04, 2022

Our thoughts and reflections on the seismic shifts in the US News law school rankings, from the breaking of the HYS band to double-digit moves in the top 50.

How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

by Derek Loosvelt | March 13, 2022

This year’s H-1B visa registration season is well underway. Here's what international students need to be doing now.

MBA Virtual Career Fair: Consulting Case Interviews Fireside Chat

by Firsthand | March 01, 2022

Learn everything you need to know about consulting case interviews, including why they're so import and how to prepare for them.

50 Best Consulting Firms to Work For in 2022

by Firsthand | February 14, 2022

Based on a survey of 17,000 consulting professionals, here are our new Consulting Rankings, including a ranking of the 50 Best Consulting Firms to Work For.

4 Attributes You Need to Get Hired by a Top Consulting Firm

by Vibhu Sinha | February 10, 2022

Here are the four key qualities you need to land a position with a top management consulting firm.

4 Reasons Management Consulting Could Be a Great Career Fit

by Vibhu Sinha | February 03, 2022

Managament consulting is one of the most rewarding career paths. Find out why it might be the perfect fit for you.

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.

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.