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Summer Associate Secrets to Success and Mistakes to Avoid

by Proskauer Rose LLP | June 14, 2021

Navigating the ins and outs of your summer associate program can be daunting. Here are 10 tips to help you shine as a summer associate.

Ten Tips for the Virtual OCI Process

by Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | June 01, 2021

OCI is fast approaching, and many firms will continue to interview law students virtually. These tips will help you get organized and prepare for interview day.

5 Financial Tips for Building Your Future

by Northwestern Mutual | May 12, 2021

It’s never too soon to start planning for your future. Northwestern Mutual can help you build a foundation for your financial future with these tips.

How to Have a Successful Video Interview

by Jacqueline DeMarco | May 11, 2021

While video interviews are becoming more common, it can be tricky to make a good impression. Here’s how to have a successful video interview.

3 Tips for Starting a Job Remotely

by Jacqueline DeMarco | May 10, 2021

It can be daunting to start a new role from home. Here are some tips for starting a job remotely.

Vault's Top-Ranked Internship Programs for Training and Mentoring

by Vault Careers | May 06, 2021

In the following videos, professionals from top-ranked internship programs speak about their programs' focus on formal and informal training and mentoring.

Tips for Approaching & Successfully Completing Summer Associate Assignments

by Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | May 05, 2021

As a summer associate, you’ll tackle real legal work and explore your practice interests. Here are eight ways to maximize your summer assignments.

5 Rules for Success as a Summer Associate

by Beth Landers, Director, Recruiting—Bracewell LLP | May 03, 2021

In the coming weeks, law firms will launch their summer programs. Here are five tips for making the most out of your summer associate experience.

What Are Affinity Groups & How Can They Help You Grow as a Lawyer

by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | April 28, 2021

Lawyers from Gibson Dunn explain what affinity groups are and how these groups have helped them professionally and personally.

Why Pro Bono Work Is Essential to a Successful Legal Career

by Sonja Sahlsten and Pejmon Pashai—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | April 19, 2021

Pro bono allows lawyers to expand their legal skills and serve others. Here, lawyers from Finnegan share how pro bono has enriched their practices.