Career Services Blog

Upcoming 1L Holiday Receptions

For a list of upcoming holiday parties and open houses for 1Ls at more than 40 law firms offices across the country, please see the list on Symplicity by selecting “Events”. Learn a few tips on how to make the most of opportunities during the winter break to grow your network and add a little warmth […]

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Jones Day 1L Diversity Conference – Apply Now

Jones Day is hosting “Perspectives and Pathways,” their second annual 1L Diversity Conference, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in New York City, with Tracy M. Preston, Esq., Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., as the luncheon keynote. The interactive conference sessions will impart practical advice and skills, with Jones […]

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Texas Opportunity & Justice Incubator – Apply Now

The Texas Opportunity & Justice Incubator (TOJI) will provide 18 months of office space, practical training, and mentoring for beginning lawyers intent on building their own practices serving moderate- and low-income Texans’ unmet legal needs. TOJI will provide office space and training for a select group of new attorneys who want to build their own […]

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2017 Summer Judicial Internships in Dallas at State Trial Courts – RSVP

2017 DAYL Winter Break Judicial Intern Program Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 5 p.m. in Dallas, TX The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) invites first and second-year law students to apply for DAYL’s Summer Judicial Intern Program. The purpose of the Program is to provide law students with invaluable behind-the-scenes experience working with the […]

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Free Webinar: Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile – Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

Whether you’re new to LinkedIn, a regular user, or you haven’t updated your LinkedIn profile in a while, this webinar is for you. This program will cover: Defining your purpose: What are you hiring LinkedIn to do for you? The biggest mistakes lawyers make in developing their LinkedIn Profiles and how to avoid them How […]

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Free for Students: First Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Mock Trial Institute – Nov. 16-17, 2016

As the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission have increased their scrutiny of transnational business activities, and are actively coordinating with the foreign counterparts, the importance of having a thorough understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is critical. An increasing number of these cases will be litigated through discovery and […]

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Free Webinar on Volunteer Legal Internships with the U.S. Department of Justice – RSVP by Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

The webinar will be hosted by the DOJ’s Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management and will provide an opportunity for Texas Law students to learn about summer and academic-year vacancies, the application process, and answer questions about volunteer legal internships. Interested students can attend one of the two sessions, either November 17 at 2:00 p.m. […]

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Free Webinars on How to Apply with the Federal Government

Have you been thinking about applying for employment with the Federal Government?  Would you like guidance from experts on preparing a Federal resume or tips on interviewing for Federal jobs? Join the staff of the Recruitment Policy and Outreach (RPO) division of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), for a series of in-depth briefings on […]

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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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