Career Services Blog

Upcoming Public Policy Deadlines for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls (April 8, 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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M.D. Anderson Fellowship – Applications due by April 19, 2016

The Institute for Transnational Law at the University of Texas School of Law is launching a new program expanding its vital work of transnational legal education by creating a fellowship program for recent Texas Law J.D. graduates.  This program, with funding from the M.D. Anderson Foundation, will make it possible for one to three recent […]

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Scott Ozmun Fellowship – Applications due by April 22, 2016

The 2016-17 Scott Ozmun Fellowship will provide $5,000 to a 2L or 3L to work with local law firms on pro bono cases through Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas.  The Fellow will work under the supervision of VLS attorneys for a minimum of 250 hours during the academic year, assisting local law firms on […]

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Free Webinar: Postgraduate Fellowships 2.0 on Monday, April 11, 2016

So Cal Pro Bono Managers announces Postgraduate Fellowships 2.0, a free one-hour web-based training for law students, to be held Monday, April 11, 2016 from 2-3 p.m. The training will be facilitated by OneJustice in a webinar format. This is a free training opportunity for law students who plan to apply for postgraduate fellowships in […]

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Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF) – Pre-register by April 17, 2016

Registration for the 2016 Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF) is now open. Texas Law students who may be interested in participating in the fair MUST pre-register before Sunday, April 17, 2016. To pre-register, please send an email with the following information to Alisha Camacho at acamacho@law.utexas.edu . Your first name Your middle name Your last […]

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The Art of Writing a Law Firm Email

A BigLaw veteran gives the scoop on how emailing like a pro, from subject to closing. (Vault Blog, March 29, 2016). Excerpt: Now, everyone here knows how to email. But until you have been in a firm for some time, sending and receiving “lawyer” emails, you may need some tips to get you started.

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Upcoming Government Honors & Internship Deadlines for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls (March 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 Public Policy Deadlines for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls (March 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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Creating a Personal Value Proposition

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. Some revisions provided by the CSO. Bill Barnett, an adjunct professor with the Rice Graduate School of Business, notes, “Your personal value proposition (PVP) is at the heart of your career strategy. It’s the foundation for everything in a job search and career progression—targeting potential […]

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