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25 Best Investment Banks to Work For in 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | January 26, 2021

Based on our survey of more than 3,000 banking professionals, here are the 25 best investment banks to work for in 2021.

The Most-Read Business Books at Colleges Across the Country

by Vault Careers | January 25, 2021

What business books are Ivy League students reading that public school students aren't? Check out this infographic to find out.

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 Will a Biden Presidency Affect International Students' Job Search?

by Derek Loosvelt | November 17, 2020

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros to get a sense of how a Biden presidency will affect international students’ U.S. job search.

4 Tips for Building Relationships Through Informational Interviews

by David Solloway | November 09, 2020

Here are four tips that will help you land informational interviews and take full advantage of them.

5 Digital Strategies for Recruiters to Compete for Talent During COVID-19

by Matt Shealy | November 06, 2020

While COVID-19 may have slowed the job market, now is the perfect time to seek out excellent talent. Check out these tips for finding the best talent out there in our current cultural moment.

100 Best Internships for 2021

by Vault Careers | October 27, 2020

This past summer, we surveyed more than 11,000 current and former interns from more than 100 internship programs. Here are the programs that interns rated the best.

10 Podcasts and Audiobooks That Will Boost Your Career

by David Solloway | October 21, 2020

This wide range of podcasts and audiobooks will inspire and advise you as you conduct your job search and grow your career.

How the Trump Administration's New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

by Derek Loosvelt | October 15, 2020

In the wake of a new rule raising the wages that employers must pay H-1B visa holders, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | June 26, 2020

In the wake of worldwide anti-racist protests, we took a close look at how professionals responded to diversity questions in our banking and accounting surveys.

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