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22 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

by Derek Loosvelt | May 11, 2021

Here are the behavioral and technical questions you'll need to answer to land an internship with SpaceX.

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.

6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | May 04, 2021

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros about the options available to international students who didn't win the H-1B lottery.

5 Rewarding Careers That Let You Be Your Own Boss

by Freya Kuka | April 29, 2021

If you’re ready to make the jump from “employee” to “boss,” here are five of the best self-employed careers out there.

Fintech Disruptors Poised to Thrive (and Hire) Post-Covid

by Ken McCord | April 22, 2021

Fintech is booming. And if you're looking to join the sector, here are three fintech companies that are disrupting their respective industries.

15 Tips for Using LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a New Job

by Gabi Casin | March 29, 2021

Hiring managers are increasingly using social networks to find talent. This is why it’s essential to have a professional social media presence if you’re looking for a new job.

5 Best Productivity and Project Management Apps

by Leah Collins | March 09, 2021

As work gets more hectic, it’s essential to get help from project management apps. Here are five of the best ones out there.

5 Video Interview Tips That Will Set You Apart from the Pack

by Vibhu Sinha | March 05, 2021

Here are five essential tips that will help you ace your video job interviews—and set you apart from other candidates.

3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | January 28, 2021

Now that Biden is in office, are there new job-search strategies international students should be using? We spoke with career expert Marcelo Barros to find out.

How to Ace ‘Guesstimate’ Interview Questions

by Vault Careers | January 06, 2021

Guesstimates are among the most unnerving interview questions you can get. But if you know how to approach them, they won’t throw you off at all.