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Introducing Vault Law's 2022 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For!

by Vault Law Editors | August 04, 2021

The 2022 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For are here! See which firms are at the top, and check out who made the Top 150 Under 150 this year.

Top 5 Questions to Determine if a Firm is the Best Fit for You

by McDermott Will & Emery | August 03, 2021

Asking targeted questions during your legal interviews can help you understand a firm's culture and identify potential issues. Here are five must-ask questions.

Hiring Managers’ 4 Biggest Concerns and How to Proactively Address Them

by Natalie Fisher | August 03, 2021

Here are the four things hiring managers are most concerned with regarding your candidacy—and how to address these concerns in your interviews.

How to Build Your Personal Brand and Why It’s So Important

by Ron Stefanski | August 02, 2021

Find out why personal branding is so important, then read a step-by-step method for developing your personal brand.

Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM' Podcast (Episode 1)

by Vault Careers | August 02, 2021

In this new podcast, Abbott neuroscientist Beth McQuiston talks with Abbott intern Jomi Babatunde-Omoya about how flexibility builds career success.

A Day in the Life: Ropes & Gray Corporate Associate

by Ropes & Gray | July 29, 2021

From analysis charts to conference calls to colleague get-togethers—here is a day in the life of a corporate associate at Ropes & Gray.

Tips for Selecting the Right Summer Associate Offer

by Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | July 27, 2021

Sullivan & Cromwell partners Jonathan Carter and Kamil Shields share some advice and tips on choosing the right summer associate offer for you.

Vault Law's 2022 Quality of Life, Diversity, & Summer Associate Program Rankings Are Here!

by Vault Law Editors | July 27, 2021

The 2022 Best Law Firms to Work For are live—see which firms came out on top and check out our 2022 law rankings for diversity and summer associate programs.

4 Tips for Finding a Great Job After a Pandemic Gap

by Marla Keene | July 27, 2021

Here are four job-search strategies to help you transition back into the workforce after a pandemic gap.

7 Essential Career-Readiness Tips for Students

by Melissa Fisher | July 26, 2021

The transformation from student to career-seeker demands planning in advance. Here's what you need to do now to be prepared for life after school.