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EQ, The Finale: How to Take Control of Your Emotional Intelligence

by Julia DiPrete | September 17, 2022

You CAN learn emotional intelligence, and in this blog post, we’re going to give you some tips to get you started.

The Power of Mentorship: Benefits & Best Practices For Law Students

by Goodwin Procter | September 15, 2022

When it comes to the true practice of law, you learn through practical, hands-on experience—including how to forge powerful mentorships.

Network, Network, Network!

by Rebecca King-Newman | August 15, 2022

Networking can be fun and the most interesting part of law school. It can teach you a lot about people, firms, and yourself.

Register for Firsthand’s 2022 Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair

by Rob Porter | July 14, 2022

Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair on August 24th. Find out more about the fair and learn how to register here.

3 Ways to Use Your Social Media Accounts to Get a New Job

by ​Lynn Mitchell | April 28, 2022

If you’re looking for a new job, here are three ways to use social media to stand out from the crowd.

6 Tips for Using Social Media to Grow Your Career

by Susan Craig | April 21, 2022

Social networks allow you to find jobs, build your brand, and make professional connections. Here are six of the best ways to use social to boost your career.

Creative Ways to Enhance Your Job Search

by Rob Porter | April 21, 2022

Is your job search feeling stale? Here are some new tactics to add to your job search arsenal.

Register for Vault Law's OCI Readiness Summit

by Travis Whitsitt | March 31, 2022

Call for current law students to register for Vault Law's informational OCI readiness summit scheduled for this May.

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.

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.