Mary Kate is Vault's Senior Law Editor. She holds a JD from Columbia Law School, an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School, and a BA in English from Mary Washington College. Mary Kate covers legal careers, the legal industry, and general career advice. Previously, Mary Kate worked as a litigator at a Vault 100 law firm.
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How to Handle Your Legal Job Search During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Whether you are a law student or attorney, the coronavirus pandemic has likely derailed your legal job search or career planning. Below are some tips for navigating this uncertain time when it comes to OCI, summer associate and internship positions, and the lateral job search.
Why You Should Do Multiple Internships During Law School
A legal internship can provide myriad benefits to law students just starting to pave their career paths. And you probably shouldn't stop at just one internship—here's why.
What Questions Should You Ask During Your Legal Job Interview?
One question you can count on during any legal job interview is, "Do you have any questions for me?" Preparing thoughtful questions that are customized for the law firm or organization is critical. Read on for 20 questions you should ask during your next interview.
5 Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid so Your Job Application Stands Out
Making a mistake in your cover letter can land you in the reject pile. Here are five cover letter mistakes to avoid so that your job application makes it to the next round and—hopefully—gets you an interview.