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Find an Internship You’ll Love

by Radio Flyer | October 15, 2019

Finding an internship you love can be daunting. Here, Radio Flyer offers expert advice on finding an internship that fits your personal and professional needs.

The Definitive Guide to Starting a Career as a Freelance Consultant

by Nico Prins | October 11, 2019

This definitive guide to starting a career as a freelance consultant teaches you everything you need to know about building your network and pitching clients.

Networking Tips for International Students

by Nan Liu Barnes | October 01, 2019

Networking is one of the most important parts of the job search process—and it's even more important if you're an international student looking for internships and jobs in the U.S. So here are several essential networking tips—from a former international student.

Vault's 2020 Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in Europe!

by Stephan Maldonado | September 24, 2019

Vault's 2020 rankings of the Best Consulting Firms in Europe are here. See who's No. 1 on our Top Consulting, Practice Area, and Quality of Life rankings.

How to Write Great Networking Emails

by Ellie Coverdale | September 17, 2019

Networking can be difficult, but it can be made a lot easier if you know how to communicate well. To that end, here are some tips for writing great networking emails.

7 LinkedIn Profile Mistakes to Fix Immediately

by Lisa Rangel | September 16, 2019

Given the economic indicators pointing toward a recession, it’s important to fix these LinkedIn profile mistakes before—not after—you need to start looking for a new position. This way, you'll be ready for whatever the economy throws your way.

Back-to-School Checklist: Must-Dos for Every College Student

by Kaitlin McManus | September 10, 2019

Welcome back to school! Have you got all your ducks in a row? Check out these tips for starting the school year off right—no matter what year you're in.

How to Get Experience When You Have No Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Kaitlin McManus | August 23, 2019

Ever seen a posting for an entry-level job that said "two years experience required"? It's frustrating, to say the least. This infographic walks you through some ways to get experience before landing that first job.

3 Tips for Networking Event Success

by Natalie Fisher | August 22, 2019

It’s important to network if you want to advance your career, but networking—especially at networking events—can be anxiety-inducing and intimidating. So here's some advice that will help you get what you need out of your next networking event.

Not Just a Job Search: Developing Your Future Network

by Mike Gotham, Director of Recruiting & Retention, Perkins Coie LLP, and Shelley Levine, Senior Attorney Recruiting Manager, Perkins Coie LLP | August 12, 2019

Summer associate recruiting is not an isolated activity—the legal community is small in many cities, and it is likely you will cross paths in the future with those you meet during summer recruiting. Check out these tips on maximizing this opportunity to develop your professional network.

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