Career Services Blog

The Easiest Way to Research and Find Alumni on LinkedIn

Networking with alumni is a great strategy for your job search. You share the school experience and that makes a warmer way for you to introduce yourself. If you haven’t reached out to alumni (or classmates) yet, here are several different ways you can use LinkedIn’s alumni resource. First, visit The University of Texas School […]

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Holiday Success Strategies: Make the Most of Your Break

Edited from Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. The upcoming Thanksgiving and winter breaks provide tons of opportunities for you to reconnect with contacts you’ve made throughout the previous year. Before final exams begin, spend some time thinking strategically about how you can use the next several weeks to build and expand […]

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Signup for Lawcountabilty, J.D. – Networking & Professional Development Resource!

Now in its fourth year, Lawcountability, J.D. is an online professional development tool for Texas Law students. Founded by Ari Kaplan, this platform (and iPhone app) will help you improve your networking skills, assist you with applying key job search strategies, and connect you with prospective employers. Its sister platform, Lawcountability.com, is used by practicing […]

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Develop Habits That Sustain Careers

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. You can make your first year as a new professional quantifiably easier and more productive by consciously developing a handful of habits. Starting today, for example, make it a habit to always carry your office ID in the same location—around your neck, in your right-hand […]

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Texas Law Student Business Cards: Order Online by Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

The Action Committee for Career Services is providing students the opportunity to purchase 250 student business cards for $25. Submit your order online and then go to the ordering site to complete you order. You will then immediately see a proof online before finalizing your order. Orders must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

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U.S. DOJ Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program – Applications due Sept. 5, 2017

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 10:59 p.m. (CT) on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  There […]

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Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for nomination by Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

The Peggy Browning Fund’s National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 13-14, 2017 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 Peggy Browning […]

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Bring Your Summer Work Experience to a Successful Close

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. The following activities will help you bring your summer work experience to a successful close: Meet with key players and decision makers Do a quick mental review of the people who you wished to meet during your summer employment. Identify any members of the organization’s […]

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Join a Bar Association: ABA, AYLA, HYLA, and More

As a law student, take advantage to learn about and get involved with various bar associations. The American Bar Association (ABA) offers career-building opportunities, advocates for the profession, and promotes the rule of law worldwide. ABA membership gives law students tools and resources to help them succeed in school and beyond. ABA members get access […]

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