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  • A Day in the Life: Graphic Designer/Art Director

    By: Courtesy of Vault

    Vault Day in the Life: Ishan Khosla Designation: Art Director, Owner Company Name: Ishan Khosla Design ( Age: 32 Education: I did my B.S. in Computer Science from the University of … Read more

  • A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Scientist in Biotech

    By: Entry-Level Scientist in Biotech - Courtesy of Vault

    What are your responsibilities? In my job, I investigate the solid form of a compound or active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) to see the way its molecules are arranged. Ibuprophen and acetaminophen … Read more

  • A Day in the Life: Corporate Interior Designer

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    8:30 a.m.: Arrive at the office. Peruse e-mail and phone messages. 9:30 a.m.: Attend construction meeting for a current project, the law offices of a prestigious downtown law firm. Consult with archit … Read more

  • A Day in the Life: Communications Consultant, Humana

    By: Kai Vaughn - Courtesy of Vault

    My role on the Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) team, as a Communications Consultant, is to spread awareness of I&D initiatives and share the importance of inclusion to the 40k+ Humana associat … Read more

  • A Day in the Life: Commercial Real Estate Sales Agent

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    7:30 a.m.: Things start early. Get into the office, check voice mail and go through contact database to line up cold calls for the day. Scan the Wall Street Journal or the local paper’s business secti … Read more

  • A Week in the Life: Investment Banking Analyst

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    For I-banking analysts, it’s all about the computer screen. Analysts, especially those in their first year, spend countless hours staring at their computer monitors and working until midnight or all n … Read more

  • A Day in the Life: Fashion Buyer, DKNY

    By: Courtesy of Vault

    Here’s a typical day in the life of a buyer at DKNY, as told to Vault. 8:00: Arrive at work. Take a look at the flash sales. (In store one, you sold $5,000 worth of merchandise; in store two, you sold … Read more

  • Private Equity Research Analysts and Associates- An Inside look

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    Private equity (PE) research analysts and associates conduct research on potential investment targets (i.e., companies to purchase outright or invest in) for PE funds. These investment targets are pro … Read more

  • Be a Connector: Helping People in Your Network

    By: Miriam Salpeter - Courtesy of Vault

    Just as there are many types of people, there are multiple types of networkers. Showing interest in people you meet and focusing on their needs, acting interested in the events you attend (even if you … Read more

  • What Is Networking and How Does It Help You Find a Job?

    By: Miriam Salpeter - Courtesy of Vault

    Networking. For some, it’s a dirty word. Does it conjure up images of people standing around a room, balancing drinks in one hand and plates of overcooked, fried appetizers garnished with wilted veget … Read more