Career Services Blog

Close Out Your Summer Internship with Class

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. Over the next few weeks, your time as a summer associate or intern will rapidly come to a close. Do the following ten things to ensure that you leave on a high note: Transition work. Turn in completed work assignments. For any incomplete work that […]

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Precruiting Basics 

(Updated June 7, 2022) “Precruiting” or pre-OCI recruiting, refers to the practice of law firms recruiting students for summer positions prior to the school’s official fall on-campus interview program, in our case August OCI. This practice could include accepting applications only, conducting preliminary interviews, or even managing multiple rounds of interviews and making offers for […]

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Checklist for Summer Associates

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com). If you are about to start a summer job, you must turn in a superlative performance during the next several weeks. Thus far, your GPA has demonstrated that you are able to acquire legal skills. Your summer employment will give you the opportunity to demonstrate that you also possess some important […]

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Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Judicial Internship Program | Apply by February 28, 2022

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) Judicial Internship Committee is organizing its 2022 Judicial Internship Program. The Program provides law students with a rare and invaluable behind-the-scenes experience working with the judiciary.  A second, but equal, purpose of the Program is to provide local judges with research support.  By sending a single submission to […]

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Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair | Registration Reimbursement Available

The Law School will provide a limited number of registration sponsorships for 2Ls and 3Ls interested in attending and interviewing at this year’s Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair, which will be held virtually Thursday-Saturday, October 21-23, 2021, on the virtual event platform, Pathable. The Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair is the […]

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Best Practices for Your Summer Internship

Updated May 26, 2022 Goals Whether you are working remotely or in-person your intentions should be the same: to produce excellent work for the organization, gain additional legal experience for yourself, and build your professional reputation in the legal community. Establish early on what the organization’s expectations are and what your goals for the internship […]

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Checklist for Summer Associates

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. If you are about to start your first job in the legal profession, your performance over the next several weeks will be absolutely critical to your success. Thus far, your GPA has helped demonstrate that you have the ability to acquire and use legal skills. […]

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