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Vault's Top-Ranked Internship Programs for Training and Mentoring

by Vault Careers | May 06, 2021

In the following videos, professionals from top-ranked internship programs speak about their programs' focus on formal and informal training and mentoring.

Tips for Approaching & Successfully Completing Summer Associate Assignments

by Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | May 05, 2021

As a summer associate, you’ll tackle real legal work and explore your practice interests. Here are eight ways to maximize your summer assignments.

5 Rules for Success as a Summer Associate

by Beth Landers, Director, Recruiting—Bracewell LLP | May 03, 2021

In the coming weeks, law firms will launch their summer programs. Here are five tips for making the most out of your summer associate experience.

What Are Affinity Groups & How Can They Help You Grow as a Lawyer

by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | April 28, 2021

Lawyers from Gibson Dunn explain what affinity groups are and how these groups have helped them professionally and personally.

Why Pro Bono Work Is Essential to a Successful Legal Career

by Sonja Sahlsten and Pejmon Pashai—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | April 19, 2021

Pro bono allows lawyers to expand their legal skills and serve others. Here, lawyers from Finnegan share how pro bono has enriched their practices.

This Year, McKinsey Aims to Welcome More New Colleagues Than Ever Before

by McKinsey | April 12, 2021

Learn how McKinsey, Vault's Best Consulting Firm to Work For in 2021, aims to hire more new colleagues than ever before this year.

Law Firms in Action: Technology & Innovation

by Vault Law Editors | April 06, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear firsthand from several Vault 100 law firms on how they support lawyers and staff through technology and innovation.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Women

by Vault Law Editors | March 30, 2021

Vault spoke to top-ranked law firms about how they support women in their professional and personal pursuits. Watch the videos here.

An Intern’s Survival Guide: Chapter Four

by Infosys | March 29, 2021

In a changing world, Infosys explores how interns can build their launchpad, why global companies are important for future opportunities, and how interns can find a healthy work lifestyle.

Vault's Top-Ranked Banking Firms for Women Celebrate Women's History Month

by Vault Careers | March 26, 2021

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting some of our top-ranked investment banking firms for women—along with these firm's career development initiatives for women.