Interviewing Tips

Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Ryan Frankel, ‘19

The CSO asked rising 3L, Ryan Frankel, to share his 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 (apply) […]

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Signup for Lawcountabilty, J.D. – Networking & Professional Development Resource!

Now in its fourth year, Lawcountability, J.D. is an online professional development tool for Texas Law students. Founded by Ari Kaplan, this platform (and iPhone app) will help you improve your networking skills, assist you with applying key job search strategies, and connect you with prospective employers. Its sister platform, Lawcountability.com, is used by practicing […]

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Texas Law Student Business Cards: Order Online by Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

The Action Committee for Career Services is providing students the opportunity to purchase 250 student business cards for $25. Submit your order online and then go to the ordering site to complete you order. You will then immediately see a proof online before finalizing your order. Orders must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

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Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for nomination by Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

The Peggy Browning Fund’s National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 13-14, 2017 in Linthicum Heights, MD. The University of Texas School of Law may nominate an unlimited number of students to attend the conference. One student, however, will be eligible for conference sponsorship (including on-site meals and lodging expenses) by the Peggy Browning […]

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Bring Your Summer Work Experience to a Successful Close

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. The following activities will help you bring your summer work experience to a successful close: Meet with key players and decision makers Do a quick mental review of the people who you wished to meet during your summer employment. Identify any members of the organization’s […]

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Join a Bar Association: ABA, AYLA, HYLA, and More

As a law student, take advantage 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 members get access […]

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To Land a Job Offer, Mirror the Behaviors of Successful Professionals

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. In recent surveys hiring managers have cited “cultural fit” as among the most important factors they use to decide which job candidates to hire. If you wish to land a job offer before summer’s end, then you must use the next several weeks to create […]

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Anonymous Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Found

Edited from “Etiquette Tip of the Week” published by Culture and Manners Institute (February 21, 2017). When I sit with College Career Services professionals, I ask, “What are your students’ etiquette challenges?” Social media usually comes up. But one professional had an interesting insight: “College students are leaving Facebook. They are resisting LinkedIn. And they […]

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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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