Interviewing Tips

Law Firm Pronunciation Guide

Georgetown University Law Center has developed a Law Firm Pronunciation Guide with audio files in MP3 format. Please note that some firms may employ a shortened version of their name for day-to-day use. Such names are in parentheses next to the full name. If a law firm or other employer name is not listed, feel […]

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How Recruiters May Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates

Social media monitoring service Reppler surveyed more than 300 hiring professionals to determine when and how job recruiters are screening job candidates on different social networks. While the report does not distinguish the industries of these hiring professionals, the article on Mashable (Erica Swallow, October 23, 2011) demonstrates the importance of maintaining positive social media […]

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Invitation Etiquette

According to The Emily Post Institute, no one is obligated to accept an invitation or to explain the reasons for not accepting. Nor will anyone come running to your door and demand that you finally reply to that invitation that has been sitting in your inbox or on your coffee table for three weeks.  However, […]

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Law Firm Interviewing Tips: What You Need to Know on Monday, February 13 – RSVP

Law Firm Interviewing Tips: What You Need to Know Monday, February 13, 2012 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium Learn what to expect in a law firm interview by listening to a candid discussion about interviewing with Michael Newman, ’95, Partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell  LLP (Dallas) and Susan Salch ’94, Partner at Cantilo […]

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Lexis Interview Prep Classes Available in February

Jaclyn Olivas with LexisNexis is offering 20-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 February 8, 9, 13 and 14 at various times throughout […]

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How to Handle Offers and Decisions

Handling of Offers and Decisions The CSO encourages students to accept or decline employment offers in a prompt and courteous manner. In fairness to both employers and peers, students should act in good faith to promptly decline offers for employment that are no longer being seriously considered. Additionally, failure to accept an offer in a timely […]

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Professional Business Etiquette (Jan. 20) – RSVP

Professional Business Etiquette Friday, January 20, 2012 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium Law firms and other legal employers increasingly use receptions and networking events to make initial contact with law students. They also frequently follow up interviews with a business lunch or dinner. Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) will provide participants 10 rules to get […]

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Mock Interview Program for 1Ls

The Career Services Office will host the Mock Interview Program on January 18-20 & 23-24, 2012. Scheduling for the event will occur January 5-11, 2012 on UT Law Symplicity.  Interviews will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Priority is given to 1Ls Improve your interviewing skills and receive feedback from legal employers. Don’t miss this […]

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1L Orientation & Career Planning Workshops (October 24-26)

The Career Services Office is presenting a mandatory 1L Orientation & Career Planning Workshop to each 1L Section (see schedule) about the resources available from the CSO including resume review, professional development, career counseling, interviewing opportunities, the use of social media, and how to use our online Job Bank on UT Law Symplicity. Freshlaws may […]

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