Career Services Blog

Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for 2Ls & 3Ls (Aug. 26, 2016)

For more information about the positions below, please visit the 2015-16 Public Policy Handbook  online. For programs with “Rolling Deadlines,” please review applications and apply early as these positions are filled on an ongoing basis. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit the Experiential Learning: Internships page online to learn more. If you would like to have […]

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Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Travel Sponsorship Available – Applications due Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

The Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair is one of the largest public service job fairs in the country and will take place October 28-29, 2016 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking and other career opportunities.  Public interest employers […]

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Being a True Professional

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners.  Most employers report that today’s colleges and universities graduate some of the smartest students this country has ever seen. Unfortunately, those same employers complain that many new hires lack a series of critically important professional skills. “I can teach a junior associate how to draft […]

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U.S. DOJ Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program – Applications due Sept. 6, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP), the largest and most prestigious federal entry-level attorney hiring program of its kind, and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP), the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships, is now accepting applications. Online applications are due by September 6, 2016. If you would like your application materials […]

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Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for Sponsorship by Sept. 7, 2016

The Peggy Browning Fund’s 18th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 14-15, 2016 in Linthicum Heights, MD. The University of Texas School of Law may nominate an unlimited number of students to attend the conference. One student, however, will be eligible for conference sponsorship (including on-site meals and lodging expenses) by the […]

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OCI Strategies from Top Houston Law Firms on August 3, 2016 – RSVP

Partners from four of Houston’s premier law firms will offer strategies and answer your questions about law firm interviewing and hiring. Panelists include Ileana M. Blanco, Managing Partner, DLA Piper LLP; Scott Ellis, Hiring Partner, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP; Teresa Schneider, Chief Recruiting Officer, Winstead PC; and Ruthie White, Office Managing Principal, Jackson Lewis PC. Hosted […]

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Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for Rising 2Ls & 3Ls (July 29, 2016)

For more information about the positions below, please visit the 2015-16 Public Policy Handbook  online. For programs with “Rolling Deadlines,” please review applications and apply early as these positions are filled on an ongoing basis. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit the Experiential Learning: Internships page online to learn more. If you would like to have […]

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Free Webinar: U.S. DOJ Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program

Texas Law students are invited to a webinar answering questions about the DOJ’s Attorney General’s Honors Program. During the webinars, participants will obtain a brief overview of this year’s programs; receive answers to questions about the application; and gain an understanding of the hiring timeline. Participants are encouraged to review the application prior to the […]

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Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for Rising 2Ls & 3Ls (July 22, 2016)

For more information about the positions below, please visit the 2015-16 Public Policy Handbook  online. For programs with “Rolling Deadlines,” please review applications and apply early as these positions are filled on an ongoing basis. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit the Experiential Learning: Internships page online to learn more. If you would like to have […]

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Last Impressions Count

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners.  Long before you started your summer employment experience, someone likely told you about the importance of making a positive first impression. You couldn’t have received better advice. Study after study indicates that employers develop initial reactions to prospective employees almost instantaneously. Once an impression is […]

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