Career Guides

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Accounting

The future is bright for accountants. International business expansion, a heightened need for financial accuracy and transparency in the wake of the Great Recession, and new government regulation, such as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, will drive growing...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Law

Lawyers provide legal advice and representation to companies and individuals regarding hundreds of issues, such as...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Advertising

Total spending on advertising in the United States exceeded $144 billion in 2011, continuing a rise in spending...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Energy

Demand for energy is projected to continue escalating through 2035 and beyond. A growing global population, rising...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Insurance

Today almost anything can be insured—from businesses, cars, and homes to a star musician's fingers or a...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotech

Worldwide, more than 2,000 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies comprise a nearly trillion-dollar industry,...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to Public Relations

Often associated with buzz words, such as "image" and "spin," the nearly $9 billion dollar public relations industry...

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NEW! Vault Career Guide to the Internet and Social Media

In the United States alone, there are more than 270 million Internet users, many of whom participate in social...

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Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking, 2013 Asia Pacific Edition

If you're considering a career in investment banking but don't know where to start or are changing positions within...

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Vault Career Guide to Investment Management, 2013 European Edition

Learn all about what a career in the investment management sector entails in the Vault Career Guide to Investment...

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Vault Career Guide to Nonprofit Careers

Whether you're mulling over the pros and cons of a career in the nonprofit sector, or are actively seeking...

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Vault Career Guide to U.S. Military Careers

If you find yourself glued to the screen playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, designing innovative game...

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Vault Guide to Media, Entertainment, & Journalism Careers

The media and entertainment industry encompass an enormous spectrum of jobs in both creative and business...

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Vault Career Guide to Middle Market Investment Banking

With all the talk about a global economic slowdown, the conventional investment banking wisdom is that corporate...

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Vault Guide to Allied Health Care Careers

The term “allied health” stems from the idea that physicians (i.e., medical doctors and dentists) are the primary...

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Vault Guide to Biotech

“Biotechnology” refers to the application of biological research techniques to develop products and processes using...

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Vault Guide to Culinary Careers

Cooking skills are a life insurance policy of sorts. Learn how to cook, and you can secure work for the rest of your...

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Vault Guide to Environmental Careers

Today, environmental concerns, such as climate change, are among the most urgent challenges facing our species. ...

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Vault Guide to Government Agency Careers

Government is getting all the buzz this year, with a new high-profile administration at the top and hundreds of...

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Vault Guide to Library Careers

Librarians organize and provide access to information, whether print materials, such as books, magazines and...

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Vault Guide to Litigation Law Careers

If you have dreams of becoming a lawyer and your mind is filled with images of trials, witnesses and every courtroom...

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Vault Guide to Technology Careers

High tech isn’t just an industry—it’s a vital part of virtually every industry. And given the speed of...

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Vault Career Guide to Investment Management

Interested in investment management? The salaries are high, the work is intellectually challenging, and the...

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Vault Career Guide to Private Equity

If you're interested in a career in finance, it's time to explore private equity. The salaries are high, the work...

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Vault Career Guide to Venture Capital, 4th Edition

Venture capitalists raise money and invest it in start-up companies, reaping the rewards when these companies make...

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Vault Career Guide to Consulting

Are you interested in starting your consulting career? Wondering what it's really like to be a consultant? Then you...

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Vault Career Guide to Hedge Funds

A recent survey by Absolute Return magazine showed that U.S hedge funds now control some $1.2 billion in assets as...

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Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking

Are you looking to break into investment banking but don't know where to start? The Vault Career Guide to Investment...

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Vault Career Guide to Sales and Trading

If you believe in the efficient markets hypothesis, then you should not be considering a career in sales and...

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Vault Guide to Actuarial Careers

Once primarily found in the insurance industry, actuaries are now found throughout corporate America, helping...

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Vault Career Guide to Private Wealth Management

Private wealth management, also called private banking, is a specialized branchof the investment community that...

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