Interviewing Tips

Mock Interview Week (August 6-12, 2013) – Signup Online Wed., July 31, 2013

Mock Interview Week August 6-12, 2013 Improve your interviewing skills and receive feedback prior to Fall OCI by taking advantage of this opportunity to practice with a CSO Career Counselor. Students will be able to schedule a 30-minute mock interview via UT Law Symplicity. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis and will begin […]

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Salary Negotiations 101

Engaging in salary negotiations simply to conform to preconceived salary expectations or to gain a slight salary increase is needless and may jeopardize an offer of employment. Knowing whether negotiations are warranted takes factual investigation and self-awareness. Learn some of the right reasons to engage in salary negotiations via the article “Salary Negotiations 101” (Carla […]

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Lexis Interview Prep Classes Available January 21-31, 2013

Jaclyn Olivas with LexisNexis is offering 25-minute, one-on-one sessions for students to learn how to research for an interview using LexisNexis, which will include how to look in news, cases, and law review articles as well as general searches in Martindale. Sessions will take place January 21, 23, 24, 28, 29, and 31 at various […]

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Ten Ways Law Students Can Be More Persuasive in Interviews

Employers expect an unprecedented level of preparation for every interview. Learn ten ways to better prepare for interviews from how to research an employer to answering the question “Why did you go to law school?” To learn more, we recommend that you read the article “Ten Ways Law Students Can Be More Persuasive in Interviews” […]

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Using Informational Interviews to Build Your Network

Networking is sometimes seen as a frightening process that many people believe they’ll fail. What you may not realize is that networking is just a way of meeting people—people who might help you find a job. Networking is not exclusive to receptions. One of the best ways to network is actually meeting people one-on-one for […]

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Callback Interviews: What You Should Know

(Revised November 16, 2016): Callback interviews (“callbacks”) are the series of interviews that follow successful initial screening interviews. They generally occur in the employer’s office and offers to participate in callbacks are generally made via phone. Therefore, we recommend that you make sure that your voicemail message is clear and professional. You may receive multiple […]

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How to Nail the On-Campus Interview

UT Law students are encouraged to read the article “How to Nail the On-Campus Interview” featured on The Careerist blog (Vivia Chen, August 6, 2012). Please visit the CSO website for additional interviewing tips including what you should know before the first interview, behavioral interviewing, professional dress, and more.

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Mock Interview Week: Sign-Up Begins at 9 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, August 8

Mock Interview Week: August 13-17, 2012 Improve your interviewing skills and receive feedback prior to Fall OCI by taking advantage of this opportunity to practice with a CSO Career Counselor. Students will be able to schedule a 30-minute mock interview via UT Law Symplicity. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis and will begin […]

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