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Vault’s Careers Blog covers working world news and trends, with advice and strategies for modern careerists. Careers Blog contributors advise on everything from cover letters to exit interviews, with an ear to the ground on recruiting trends, unemployment numbers, and the ever changing job market.

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100 Best Internships for 2020

by Vault Careers | October 15, 2019

Based on a survey of nearly 14,000 interns, Vault's 2020 Internship Rankings highlight the most prestigious internships, best overall internships, best industry-specific internships, and programs offering the best quality of life, career development, compensation and benefits, diversity, and employment prospects.

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.

How to Map Your Career Like an Author Structures Plot

by Laura Slingo | October 14, 2019

Drawing from the approach that seasoned authors take to structure their stories' plots, here's how to build balanced, effective, unique career paths.

Real Interview Questions and How to Tackle Them

by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | October 14, 2019

Standing out from the crowd is critical during law firm interviews. Read on for insights from Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP on common types of questions that interviewers ask, why they ask them, and how best to answer them.

5 Tips for Succeeding at Working Remotely

by Jono Bacon | October 11, 2019

Remote working isn't for everyone. But for those who find they're more in their “zone” when working from home, here are five ways to build and maintain remote working strength and capabilities.

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.

A Guide to Graduate Careers in Engineering

by Ella Hendrix | October 11, 2019

Beginning a career in engineering can seem daunting, but an organized approach can go a long way in finding the right position for you. Check out this guide for things to consider when starting your career in engineering.

3 Signs It's Time to Take a Personal Day

by Vault Careers | October 10, 2019

Paid time off isn't just a benefit to be used for weeks at the beach; it's also there to use when you need to take a single day off to reboot and re-energize. So if you find yourself experiencing any of these three things, it might be time to take a personal day.

To Make a Positive Impact, Intern at This Global Bank

by Vault Careers | October 08, 2019

When deciding where to intern, students often ask themselves two important questions: “Will the work I perform make a difference on the projects I'm staffed on?” and “Will the projects I work on make a significant impact on the world?” Here, you'll find out about one global financial institution that offers students roles and assignments that make a difference.

Why You Should Tell Your Boss You’re Taking a Mental Health Day

by Nicole Lapin | October 08, 2019

The idea of taking a mental health day is becoming more accepted, but most people still call out sick. Here's why you should talk about mental health at work.

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