Kaitlin McManus is Vault’s Associate Law Editor. She received her B.A. in English from Illinois Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School. She has worked for a literary magazine and a publisher focused on nonfiction music titles. Now she writes career advice content for Vault’s blog (most notably for the undergrad blog) and works on Vault's various law guides. She always told her parents she'd never be an attorney—they think her current position is extremely funny.
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Legal Career Spotlight: Supreme Court Clerk to BigLaw Associate to Academia
When it comes to legal careers, David Van Zandt has done it all: clerking at the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, practicing in BigLaw, and eventually moving into academia, culminating in his current role as president of The New School. He sat down to chat with Vault about his incredible career path.
7 Tips for Effectively Scheduling Your College Life
College life is a whirlwind, and it can be impossible to keep track of all the demands on your precious time. A well-kept schedule can be a valuable tool, and we've got some tips on how to get started and stick with it.
Inclusive Commute: Hispanic Heritage Month Edition
Hispanic Heritage Month began on September 15th, so we're back with another installation of Inclusive Commute—this time featuring Hispanic and Latinx voices to appreciate and engage with on our too-long commutes.
Back-to-School Checklist: Must-Dos for Every College Student
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]
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.
The Princeton Review Ranks Colleges with Best Career Services
The Princeton Review, long-time ranker of schools, has released their rankings of the best career services offices. Does your school make the cut?