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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

by Vibhu Sinha | January 14, 2021

Here are the five steps of professional networking for undergrad and grad students looking for internships and full-time jobs.

How to Select the Right Summer Associate Program: Advice from Law Firm Associates

by Vault Law Editors | January 13, 2021

Having multiple law firm offers is exciting, but how do you decide which summer associate program is right for you? Here, real law firm associates share their advice on how to choose.

Vault's 2021 Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For

by Stephan Maldonado | January 13, 2021

We're thrilled to announce the release of our annual rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in North America for 2021! See who came out on top amidst a year of unprecedented upheaval.

The Dark Side of Productivity

by Kaitlin McManus | January 12, 2021

Productivity is something that most people strive for in their day. But too much of a good thing can have mental health repercussions.

Sidley Recruiters Share the Top Eight Questions You Should Ask in Your Law Firm Interview

by Jenny Connelly and Lauryn Bronstein—Sidley Austin LLP | January 11, 2021

Crafting thoughtful, interesting questions is an important step in preparing for your next law firm interview. Here, recruiters from Sidley share top questions you should ask.

10 Behavioral Interviewing Tips for Success During OCI and Callbacks

by Shearman & Sterling | January 07, 2021

Behavioral interview questions are becoming more common during law firm interviews, and preparing for them is key. Read on for best practices for approaching these questions.

Four Methods of Combatting Imposter Syndrome

by Kaitlin McManus | December 29, 2020

Imposter syndrome is sneaky and insidious. Here are four methods for combatting it.

It's Okay to ‘Wine’ About Bar Prep

by Ashley Reed | December 15, 2020

Studying for the bar exam is grueling. Take a study break with these law-inspired wine pairings.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Resume Writing (But Were Afraid to Ask)

by David Solloway | December 09, 2020

To help you create an error-free resume that clearly showcases your background and experience, here are 12 FAQs about resume writing you might be too shy to ask.

How to Balance Postgraduate Studies and Full-Time Work

by Richard Conn | December 07, 2020

Many students need to work full time while completing postgraduate studies in order to make ends meet. Here are some tips to balance the workload.

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