Career Services Blog

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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13 Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Clerkship

By following these 13 tips to make the most of your summer clerkship, you’ll greatly improve your chances of not only  getting a permanent offer, but of securing a position that you will find rewarding. From the co-head of Dechert’s hiring committee, Laura Swihart. (Vault Law Editors, May 9, 2016).

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Prepare to Launch Your Career This Summer

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. Some revisions provided by the CSO. Congratulations, as soon as final exams end, you’re about to enter the world of work! This is an important first step in the transition you will undertake from being a student to becoming a successful professional. You have a […]

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Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls (April 28, 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 Government Honors & Internship Deadlines for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls (April 28, 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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Equal Justice Works Seeking Student Rep for National Advisory Committee

Equal Justice Works (EJW) is seeking a student representative from the Southwest Region to serve on the National Advisory Committee (NAC). The Committee will review applications and select the best candidate to serve a two-year term. EJW will reimburse reasonable expenses for their trip to their Washington DC office on July 29, 2016 for the […]

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