New Public Service Resources
If you are interested in serving the public good through government or public interest work, the CSO has created several new resources to assist you in pursuing a career in public service. To stay informed about upcoming public service programs, as well as job and fellowship announcements, please sign up for the Texas Law Public Service Listserv.
New LinkedIn Groups
Connect with fellow Texas Law students and alumni by joining the following LinkedIn groups:
- Texas Law Students & Alumni in Criminal Prosecution LinkedIn Group
- Texas Law Students & Alumni in Human Rights LinkedIn Group
- Texas Law Students & Alumni in Indigent Defense LinkedIn Group
Job Search Resources
- Developing Your Path to Public Service – a list of general resources for careers in civil rights, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, environmental law, human rights, and immigration law.
- Peer-to-Peer Employers Insights – receive insights from 2Ls and 3Ls that have worked at various government agencies and public interest organizations.
- Texas Law Interview Feedback: Public Defense – this database of interview feedback from Texas Law students and alumni will help you prepare for your internship and postgraduate interviews in public defense.
- Spring 2017 Public Service Events – a list of upcoming workshops and panels presented by the CSO and student organizations at Texas Law.
- Representative List of Texas Law Summer and Permanent Public Interest and Public Defense Placements – list of organizations where Texas Law students and alumni have worked for the public good.
- Visit the CSO’s Public interest & Public Defense Careers and Government Careers webpages for additional resources.
The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Richard & Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program will be having an Open House on Tuesday, February 7, from noon-1:00 p.m. on the first floor of the Connolly Center (CCJ 1.312). Stop by to learn about summer funding for public interest work; academic-year funding through the Baron & Budd Scholars, Pro Bono Scholars, and Public Interest Scholars; resources for students interested in nonprofit, government and legislative careers; and ways you can be involved in their work. Lunch will be served.