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6 Awesome Summer Internship Programs: Part II

by Rob Porter | June 30, 2022

Looking for a summer internship? Here are some of the most exciting programs out there.

6 Awesome Summer Internship Programs: Part I

by Rob Porter | June 28, 2022

Looking for a summer internship? Here are some of the most exciting programs out there.

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.

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.

Creating an Effective Resume with Little to No Work Experience

by Rob Porter | March 24, 2022

Looking for your first job? We show you how to craft an effective resume with no prior work experience.

Low Stress Jobs for Students

by Rob Porter | February 28, 2022

Are you a student looking for some extra cash without all the hassle? We take a look at how to find a low-stress job that works for you.

Firsthand's MBA Virtual Career Fair: Keynote by George Bradt

by Firsthand | February 25, 2022

On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held an MBA Virtual Career Fair. Kicking off the Fair was a keynote speech focused on onboarding by George Bradt.

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.

Dispelling the Experience Paradox in the Creative Field

by Rob Porter | January 21, 2022

Starting a career in the creative field can be challenging. Here are some tips to help you get the experience you need to move forward.

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.