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 […]
To help you prepare for Fall OCI and summer/fall off-campus interviews, take a moment to review “Top 10 Tips from Legal Recruiters: How to Land an Interview” (Hilary Mantis, The National Jurist, June 6, 2013).
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
How to Get the Most Out of the EJW Conference and Career Fair Friday, October 12, from 1:00-2:15 p.m. (Central) Register Online Make sure you maximize your time at the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair by tuning into this free webinar. Julie Vogtman, Senior Counsel for the National Women’s Law Center and a […]
(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 […]
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.
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 […]