Career Services Blog

Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Chrissy Hocker, 3L

The CSO asked several Texas Law rising 3Ls to share their 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 […]

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Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Jessica Jolivet, 3L

The CSO asked several Texas Law rising 3Ls to share their 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 […]

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Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Blair Watler, 3L

The CSO asked several Texas Law rising 3Ls to share their 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 […]

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Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Giulio Yaquinto, 3L

The CSO asked several Texas Law rising 3Ls to share their 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 […]

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Upcoming Government Honors & Internship Deadlines for Rising 2Ls & 3Ls (June 10, 2016)

The 2015-16 Government Honors and Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook (the “Handbooks”) are now available online. If you are interested in applying for a government or public policy position, we encouraged you to have your application materials reviewed by Denyse Demel, Government Career Counselor, at ddemel@law.utexas.edu. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit […]

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Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for Rising 2Ls & 3Ls (June 10, 2016)

The 2015-16 Government Honors and Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook (the “Handbooks”) are now available online. If you are interested in applying for a government or public policy position, we encouraged you to have your application materials reviewed by Denyse Demel, Government Career Counselor, at ddemel@law.utexas.edu. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit […]

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Ten Steps to Effective Informational Interviewing

From Vault Law Editors (May 23, 2016): If hearing the word “networking” makes you uneasy, then the idea of an informational interview may cause you serious discomfort. Many people shy away from informational interviews, which is unfortunate: studies show that informational interviews often play a critical role in a job search. In fact, statistics show […]

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Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls (May 24, 2016)

The 2015-16 Government Honors and Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook (the “Handbooks”) are now available online. If you are interested in applying for a government or public policy position, we encouraged you to have your application materials reviewed by Denyse Demel, Government Career Counselor, at ddemel@law.utexas.edu. Internships may be eligible for course credit. Visit […]

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Successfully Manage This Summer’s Business-Social Events

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners.  If you’ve landed a job as a summer associate or intern, you know that the quality of the work you complete over the next several weeks will have a huge impact on whether or not you receive a job offer. Your work product, however, won’t […]

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5 Things for New Lawyers to Consider in Charting Their Careers

Frank Michael, D’Amore on Law.com shares his thoughts on five things that seasoned attorneys wish others would have whispered in their ears when they embarked on their legal careers (see article). D’Amore shares tips on specializing, considering opportunities, finding mentors, trusting your intuition, and forming solid friendships to guide your career.  (From Law.com, Frank Michael, […]

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