Vault - Online Career Resource Library
Vault is an amazing resource for students looking to learn more about career paths within a particular industry. There are many resources available through Vault with several featured below. We strongly encourage liberal arts students to utilize this resource and gain insider knowledge and tips to improve your resume, prepare for interviews, conduct thorough research on employers, and increase your knowledge about professional career paths.
TO ACCESS VAULT
- Log onto your BTT Gateway account
- Click on the External Links tab
- Click on Vault
- Register with "mail.utexas.edu" account to access Vault for free
Vault: Click on this image to access Vault from your BTT Gateway account.
TOP FIVE USES OF VAULT
Access 39 Vault Career Guides which provide detailed information on careers in a variety of industries ranging from advertising to consulting to nonprofits and more. The Career Guides are a great way to begin your research into different industries based on your interests and qualifications. Vault experts provide invaluable career advice in these Guides for information on different jobs. The Career Guides are quick reads and can be very helpful for someone looking to make an informed decision regarding a career choice.
- Interview Prep
Prepare for interviews using the Vault Guides for different types of interviews. The Vault Guide to the Case Interview is a helpful resource for those looking to work as Consultants. Interviewing with a firm within this industry will require knowledge of Case Interviews. Case Interviews are challenging and can be nerve-racking if you do not have prior knowledge of how to go about working through the cases. The Vault Guide can help improve your confidence and performance in this interview format.
Research companies using Vault.com. This section allows an individual to make an informed decision regarding their career. You can look up a company and receive "Vault's Scoop" to learn more. You will also have access to "Tips from the Inside" to "Getting Hired" and increasing your knowledge about the company. We recommend reviewing the "uppers" and "downers" provided on featured employers for a realistic and insider perspective on the company's culture.
- Job & Internship Postings
Look for jobs and internships using Vault. Go to the "Job Search" tab and enter a combination of keywords. Vault also lets you conduct a search for International Careers. Use different keywords to generate different results. This is a great resource for those who need a place to start looking for jobs. In addition to job leads, Vault has included a detailed listing of the top internship programs within several Fortune 500 companies.
Acquire information from working professionals using the "Professions" tab. We recommend reviewing the section on "A Day in the Life". This section has write-ups on "A Day in the Life" and "A Week in the Life" which walk you through the lives of investment bankers, corporate law partners, product managers, teachers, lobbyist and many more professionals! A recommended resource for anyone looking to see what a particular professional's work life entail