Career Services Blog

Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Taylor LeMay, ’18

The CSO asked rising 3L, Taylor LeMay, to share his advice on navigating the Fall OCI recruiting season. Over the summer we will be sharing tips about the research and bidding process, including strategies for ranking employers, what to expect during OCI, and more. For now, you may find instructions on how to bid (apply) […]

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To Land a Job Offer, Mirror the Behaviors of Successful Professionals

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. In recent surveys hiring managers have cited “cultural fit” as among the most important factors they use to decide which job candidates to hire. If you wish to land a job offer before summer’s end, then you must use the next several weeks to create […]

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Fellowship Application Review Timeline for Rising Texas Law 3Ls

The 2018 project-based postgraduate fellowship cycle is quickly approaching. The Skadden application is already available and the Equal Justice Works (EJW) application portal will open on June 28, 2017. Before you dive in too deep in the proposal development process, please know that Nicole Simmons at nsimmons@law.utexas.edu is available to review your draft applications. If you […]

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Summer Associates Who “Flex” Land Jobs

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. Behavioral psychologists have long posited a working model that categorizes behaviors into four general groups. Every person possesses characteristics of each of the four behavioral styles. When people experience stress, however, most resort to one group of behaviors over the others. I refer to these […]

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Anonymous Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Found

Edited from “Etiquette Tip of the Week” published by Culture and Manners Institute (February 21, 2017). When I sit with College Career Services professionals, I ask, “What are your students’ etiquette challenges?” Social media usually comes up. But one professional had an interesting insight: “College students are leaving Facebook. They are resisting LinkedIn. And they […]

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State Bar of Texas International Law Section CLE on Thursday, March 2, 2017

The State Bar of Texas International Law Section, along with The University of Texas School of Law and Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, welcome Texas Law students to attend it’s 4th Annual “Nuts & Bolts of International Law” Seminar on Thursday, March 2, from 9:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m. in the Jeffers Courtroom. Texas Law […]

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