Networking Tips

Holiday Parties: How To Make An Impression To Help Your Career

Learn a few tips on how to make the most of opportunities during the winter break to grow your network and add a little warmth to those who have helped you out, or may do so in the year ahead by reading the article “Holiday Parties: How To Make An Impression To Help Your Career” […]

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Why Every Law Student Should Be On Twitter

Great article on several great reasons “Why Every Law Student Should Be On Twitter” (Allison Monahan, The Girl’s Guide to Law School), such as: It’s an amazing way to meet people It allows you to (very rapidly) build a reputation as an “expert” in your specific niche It exposes you to new and useful ideas, […]

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Thursday 11/3: Join Alumni & Friends at Cocktails & Conversation (RSVP)

All UT Law 1L, 2L, 3L and LL.M. students are invited to meet and network  with UT Law alumni and friends from various practice areas, including law firms, the courts, government agencies, public interest organizations, and corporations, to learn about the real world of legal practice and nonpracticing careers at the Career Services Office’s 14th […]

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UT Law Student Business Cards Available through Monday, 10/31

Make a great first impression while networking! The Action Committee for Career Services is providing students the opportunity to purchase 250 student business cards for $25. Ordering business cards is an easy two-step process. Submit your payment online and then go to the ordering site to complete you order. You will then immediately see a […]

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Eight Rules of Networking

The article “The Top Eight Rules of Networking”  (LinkedIn Career Advice by Kelly Eggers, October 26, 2011) notes that networking is a critical part of any job hunt, yet it’s probably the easiest thing to get wrong. Knowing a few etiquette guidelines can help you keep your conduct aboveboard, and perhaps ease a few fears […]

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Harness the Power of LinkedIn

The article “Harness the Power of LinkedIn”  (Career Rocketeer, October 17, 2011) offers helpful tips on making the most of your LinkedIn page and reaching out to your connections. For more information about how to use LinkedIn, visit the Social Media Tips page on the CSO website. If you haven’t already, join the UT Law […]

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Stay Connected via LinkedIn: Join the UT Law Alumni-Student Connections Group

By joining the UT Law Alumni-Student Connections LinkedIn group, you and other members can maximize the advantage of the UT Law network. UT Law students will find this network useful for seeking information on a wide range of career-related topics from UT alumni and classmates alike. Student members are encouraged to post discussions about OCI, […]

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Law Student Networking: Take the Extra Step

Lawyerist.com recently posted an article “Law Student Networking: Take the Extra Step,” which states that while law school, especially the first year, is academic intensive, it might lead students to completely ignore other important aspects of law school like networking. When networking in law school, give it your full attention, and take the extra steps to […]

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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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