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The 6 "P"s of Law School Exam Prep

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 12, 2019

Law school final exams are just weeks away. Follow these six study tips so that you're ready to beat the curve—and handle unexpected stress—on test day.

Are You Career Ready?

by Kaitlin McManus | November 12, 2019

"Career readiness" is a buzzword around college campuses, but what does it actually mean? Here, we break down the eight core competencies that make up one's readiness to join the workforce.

From the Armed Forces to Law Practice: Resources for Veterans in the Legal Industry

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 11, 2019

Thank you to all veterans for your selfless service. In honor of this special day, we are sharing some resources for veterans who are considering launching a legal career or are currently building one, including information on gaining financial assistance in law school, on-campus and employer groups who support the veteran community, and job-search tools..

5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

by Stephan Maldonado | November 11, 2019

Studies have found that about 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs have military experience. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are five CEOs who have also served in the military.

Introducing Vault's Law Practice Area Resources!

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 06, 2019

One of the most difficult aspects of being a law student or new lawyer is figuring out what area of law to practice. These practice area resources will help you research potential paths and plan your next career steps.

How to Launch a Career in the Energy Industry

by Vault Careers | November 05, 2019

Looking for a rewarding industry to grow in? Look no further than the energy sector. Check out all of our energy industry resources to see if it's the right field for you and to set yourself up for success in this exciting field.

10 Podcasts Every MBA Student Needs to Listen To

by Stephan Maldonado | November 05, 2019

Podcasts are essential for MBAs who want to stay abreast of business trends and learn directly from industry experts. But with so many out there, it's not always easy to sort through the noise. Here are 10 podcasts every MBA student should subscribe to right now.

Preparing a Writing Sample for Your Legal Job Interview

by Vault Law Editors | November 04, 2019

A carefully selected writing sample can showcase your writing, editing, and analytical skills—and having one printed and ready at your interview will demonstrate your organizational skills. Here are some guidelines on how to best prepare your legal writing sample before interview day.

How to Turn Your Internship into a Full-Time Job

by Sam O'Brien | October 29, 2019

Internships are a great way for students and recent grads to get valuable workplace experience—and ideally, a position at the organization down the line. Check out these great tips for putting yourself in the best position for a full-time offer from your internship.

The Magic Words to Use in Interviews

by Kaitlin McManus | October 28, 2019

Oftentimes, there's no right answer to interview questions. And relying on stock phrases can be a recipe for disaster. But there are certain notes that it can be really useful to hit on when interviewing for a position, and we've gathered up five to keep in mind.

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