Career Services Blog

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

Now in its third year, Lawcountability, J.D. is an online professional development tool for Texas Law students. Founded by Ari Kaplan, who presented the program, “Networking for Career Success,” during Freshlaw Orientation, this platform (and iPhone app) will help you improve your networking skills, assist you with applying key job search strategies, and connect you […]

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Texas Law Student Business Cards: Order Online by Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

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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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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