Job Search Tips

1Ls May Now Contact Employers

Per NALP’s Principles and Standards, 1Ls and employers may initiate contact with each other regarding employment beginning December 1. Most 1Ls contact employers directly when seeking summer employment, although some obtain positions via Spring OCI, Public Service Career Fair, or the job bank on UT Law Symplicity. Many larger law firms, national nonprofit organizations, and […]

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Recommended Resources: New Additions to the CSO Library

The CSO has added the following resources to its library: Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be (Carolyn Elefant) Jobs & JDs – Employment and Salaries of New Law Graduates – Class of 2010 (NALP) 2011 Associate Salary Survey (NALP) The Comprehensive Fellowship Guide: The Ultimate Resource for Law […]

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How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates

Social media monitoring service Reppler recently surveyed more than 300 hiring professionals to determine when and how job recruiters are screening job candidates on different social networks. See the article “How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates” (Mashable) for more information and keep this in mind as you move forward with your career.

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