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Summer Associate Tips for Success

by Winston & Strawn LLP | July 22, 2021

Winston & Strawn’s Hiring Committee Chair William O’Neil offers advice to help aspiring lawyers stand out during OCI and make the most of their summer.

A Day in the Life: Law Firm Summer Associate

by Efat Elsherif, White & Case LLP | July 12, 2021

Follow one summer associate through their day working in the summer program at White & Case.

Top Questions to Ask to Determine If a Law Firm Is the Best Fit

by Caitlin Cahow | July 06, 2021

Asking questions during OCI and callbacks will provide insight into life at the law firm. Here are some tips for ideal questions to ask in your next interview.

Using a Legal Secondment to Sharpen Your Skills and Advance Your Career

by Mike Gotham, Senior Director of Legal Talent, and Shelley Levine, Senior Attorney Recruiting Manager—Perkins Coie LLP | June 28, 2021

Secondments provide attorneys with experiences they usually cannot gain from working within a law firm. Learn more about the benefits—and how to land one—here.

Celebrating Vault’s Top-Ranked Firms for LGBTQ+ Equity: Armanino, Bain, McKinsey, and Schellman

by Vault Careers | June 24, 2021

In honor of Pride, we’re highlighting some of the best employers for LGBTQ+ equity. Find out what makes these firms the most inclusive for LGBTQ+ individuals.

Summer Associate Secrets to Success and Mistakes to Avoid

by Proskauer Rose LLP | June 14, 2021

Navigating the ins and outs of your summer associate program can be daunting. Here are 10 tips to help you shine as a summer associate.

Ten Tips for the Virtual OCI Process

by Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | June 01, 2021

OCI is fast approaching, and many firms will continue to interview law students virtually. These tips will help you get organized and prepare for interview day.

5 Financial Tips for Building Your Future

by Northwestern Mutual | May 12, 2021

It’s never too soon to start planning for your future. Northwestern Mutual can help you build a foundation for your financial future with these tips.

How to Have a Successful Video Interview

by Jacqueline DeMarco | May 11, 2021

While video interviews are becoming more common, it can be tricky to make a good impression. Here’s how to have a successful video interview.

3 Tips for Starting a Job Remotely

by Jacqueline DeMarco | May 10, 2021

It can be daunting to start a new role from home. Here are some tips for starting a job remotely.