Government Careers

Checklist for a Successful Summer Work Experience

Edited from Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. If you are about to start your first job in the legal profession, your performance during the next ten weeks may be absolutely critical to your success. Your summer employment experience will help demonstrate that you also possess a variety of non-technical skills—from developing […]

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U.S. DOJ Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program – Applications due Sept. 5, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP), the largest and most prestigious federal entry-level attorney hiring program of its kind, and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP), the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships, is now accepting applications. Online applications are due by 10:59 p.m. (CT) on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  There […]

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Free Webinars about U.S. DOJ Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program

Texas Law students are invited to a webinar answering questions about the DOJ’s Attorney General’s Honors Program. During the webinars, participants will obtain a brief overview of this year’s programs; receive answers to questions about the application; and gain an understanding of the hiring timeline. Participants are encouraged to review the application prior to the […]

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New Public Service Resources

If you are interested in serving the public good through government or public interest work, the CSO has created several new resources to assist you in pursuing a career in public service. To stay informed about upcoming public service programs, as well as job and fellowship announcements, please sign up for the Texas Law Public […]

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Join Bar Associations to Get Ahead

The winter break is a great opportunity to get to learn about and get involved with various bar associations. The American Bar Association (ABA) offers career-building opportunities, advocates for the profession, and promotes the rule of law worldwide. ABA membership gives law students tools and resources to help them succeed in school and beyond. ABA […]

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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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