Upcoming Nonpracticing Opportunities (Feb. 26-Mar. 8, 2016)

To learn more about nonpracticing opportunities, you may sign up for the Texas Law Nonpracticing / J.D. Advantage Careers Listserv.

Leadership is a Contact Sport: Management Lessons from the NFL
Friday, February 26, at 11:30 a.m.

Join a FREE LIVE STREAM event with Daron K. Roberts, former NFL coach who serves as founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. Roberts will take you inside the war room of the NFL and reveal actionable takeaways for your own leadership style: demystify the leadership strategies of NFL coaches, highlight organizational similarities between NFL teams and private companies, and unearth actionable takeaways for improved performance in your organization.

Third Way Information Session
Monday, February 29, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in SRH 3.122 at the LBJ School
Luke Watson, Advisor for Special Projects will discuss internship and fellowship opportunities at Third Way. Third Way’s mission is to advance moderate policy and political ideas. Their agenda includes: a series of grand economic bargains, a new approach to the climate crisis, progress on social issues like immigration reform, same-sex marriage, tighter gun safety laws, and a credible alternative to neoconservative security policy.

Two recruiters from Third Way will be on campus conducting advising sessions. These advisory sessions will provide an opportunity for one-on-one interaction to answer general questions, provide information on opportunities with Third Way, and provide feedback on your resume if you wish. Advising sessions are 20-minutes long with limited afternoon sessions available. If interested, please contact Monica Jackson at monica.jackson@austin.utexas.edu.

Kinesiology and Health Education Internship and Job Fair
Wednesday, March 2, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in BEL 302
Each fall and spring semester, Education Career Services hosts a Kinesiology and Health Education Job and Internship Fair. Great opportunity for Texas Law students seeking nonpracticing internships, volunteer work, and jobs.

Wednesday, March 2
Introduction to the UT Startup Ecosystem – 1:00-2:30 p.m. in SAC 2.302
Introduction to the Austin Startup Ecosystem – 2:30-4:00 p.m. in SAC 2.302

The Campus Club and Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship invite you to the inaugural “Intro to the UT Startup Ecosystem” and “Intro to the Austin Startup Ecosystem” events.  These two interactive presentations will explore the great entrepreneurial/startup programs and resources that are available across campus and across the City of Austin. Come get an in-depth overview of “Who’s Who in the Startup Zoo.” You’ll get a chance to broaden your network and meet some key leaders from the startup community which will help you take your next steps as an aspiring startup community member! These two sessions are free and open to the public. Space is limited, so mark your calendar for these engaging presentations.

Entrepreneurship Live! Maggie Louise Confections and MapMyFitness Founders
Tuesday, March 8, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the
AT&T Conference Center, Room 202
Campus Club and Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship invite you to the next Entrepreneurship Live! Speaker Series Event featuring Kevin Callahan, Co-Founder of MapMyFitness and COO of Maggie Louise Confections, and Maggie Callahan Founder of Maggie Louise Confections. This fantastic interview-styled presentation will be moderated by Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Laura Kilcrease. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunity to learn the current methods of funding and the chance to meet face-to-face with successful entrepreneurs. RSVP online.

Boston Consulting Group Information Session
Tuesday, March 8, from 7-9 p.m. at the AT&T Conference Center (Section AB of the Ballroom)

Interested in management consulting? The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. They partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises.

They will be holding an Information Session for University of Texas at Austin JD, Ph.D students, and post-docs interested in full-time career opportunities at BCG, and also to learn more about their three-day Bridge to BCG summer program.  RSVP online.