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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.

Introducing the 2023 Vault 100!

by Travis Whitsitt | June 23, 2022

After a year of further pandemic upheavals, salary wars, a great resignation, and another survey, we proudly present the next edition of the Vault 100.

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.

10 Tips for Virtual Interviews

by Akin Gump | June 13, 2022

Akin Gump offers 10 tips for candidates about to undergo virtual interviews.

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.

OCI Advice From a 3L

by Saaket Pradhan, White & Case | June 06, 2022

Future White & Case associate Saaket Pradhan offers advice on navigating the OCI process.

Where to Start Your Career

by Lauren Ball | June 06, 2022

Lauren Ball describes what she feels the benefits are to in-person versus remote work early in a legal career.

3 Great ESG-Related Career Paths

by Vibhu Sinha | June 02, 2022

If you're interested in making a significant impact on the lives of others, here are three ESG-related career paths to consider.

4 Certifications That Will Grow Your Career

by Mathilde Leroux | June 01, 2022

Here are four of the best certifications that will help you become a more desirable professional and advance your career.

5 Things You Need to Remove from Your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | May 24, 2022

A concise resume is essential for landing interviews. Here are five things to delete from your resume to optimize your chances of getting the job you want.