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Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM' Podcast (Episode 3)

by Vault Careers | September 23, 2021

In the third episode of Shaping the Future of STEM, intern Fiona Harley speaks with Zaina Bawa-Mamudu, a microbiologist for Abbott’s Structural Heart division.

Grace Under Pressure: 5 Steps to a Calm, Confident, and Resilient Interview Season

by Winston & Strawn LLP | August 16, 2021

Interviewing for a law firm summer associate position is an inherently stressful process. Here are tips for staying calm and resilient during OCI and callbacks.

The Power of Support: Leveraging Connections to Chart Your Path

by Goodwin | August 15, 2021

Networking can be daunting when you are first launching your legal career. Here, Goodwin provides a roadmap for building professional connections.

So, You’re Thinking of Becoming a Transactional Lawyer

by Milbank LLP | August 13, 2021

Milbank partner Rod Miller answers questions about pursuing a career in transactional law.

Top 5 Questions to Determine if a Firm is the Best Fit for You

by McDermott Will & Emery | August 03, 2021

Asking targeted questions during your legal interviews can help you understand a firm's culture and identify potential issues. Here are five must-ask questions.

Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM' Podcast (Episode 1)

by Vault Careers | August 02, 2021

In this new podcast, Abbott neuroscientist Beth McQuiston talks with Abbott intern Jomi Babatunde-Omoya about how flexibility builds career success.

A Day in the Life: Ropes & Gray Corporate Associate

by Ropes & Gray | July 29, 2021

From analysis charts to conference calls to colleague get-togethers—here is a day in the life of a corporate associate at Ropes & Gray.

Tips for Selecting the Right Summer Associate Offer

by Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | July 27, 2021

Sullivan & Cromwell partners Jonathan Carter and Kamil Shields share some advice and tips on choosing the right summer associate offer for you.

Summer Associate Tips for Success

by Winston & Strawn LLP | July 22, 2021

Winston & Strawn’s Hiring Committee Chair William O’Neil offers advice to help aspiring lawyers stand out during OCI and make the most of their summer.

A Day in the Life: Law Firm Summer Associate

by Efat Elsherif, White & Case LLP | July 12, 2021

Follow one summer associate through their day working in the summer program at White & Case.