Professional Development

3 Day Startup Info Session & Happy Hour Tonight (February 16)

3 Day Startup Info Session on Thursday, February 16 at 5:00-6:00 p.m. in JGB 2.216 Happy Hour on Thursday, February 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Austin’s Pizza (on the Drag 3 Day Startup is an entrepreneurship education program designed for university students with an emphasis on learning by doing. The idea is simple: start tech […]

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How Do I Get From Where I Will Start to Where I Want To Be?

Stephanie Zapata Moore, Senior Counsel and Senior Director of Contract Administration at Luminant, shares the following new lawyer tips: Be Flexible – Recognize now that where you want to be today may not be where you will want to be tomorrow.  Don’t let setbacks take you down; adapt and grow stronger from them. Be Eager […]

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Solo/Small Firm Half-Day Seminar/CLE on Thursday, February 23 – RSVP

UT Law students are invited to attend the Austin Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Half-Day Seminar/CLE on Thursday, February 23, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. A reception will follow at 5:00 p.m.  The Seminar/CLE will be held at the Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Avenue, 7th Floor Seminar Room. The Seminar/CLE is free for the first […]

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UT Law Student Business Cards Available

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. You may order business cards now through Friday, February 17, 2012. Here’s the order/delivery schedule: Order by 11:00 a.m. on Monday, receive cards on the following Wednesday Order by […]

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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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1Ls: Mock Interview Program Scheduling Begins January 5

Scheduling for the Mock Interview Program, which takes place January 18-20 and 23-24, opens at noon on Thursday, January 5. Here’s what you need to know: More Interview Slots The CSO is excited to announce that employer participation for the Mock Interview Program has nearly doubled this year. What does this mean for you? Additional […]

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UT Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice

Online registration for the UT Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice will open on Tuesday, November 29, at 10:00 p.m. Enrollment is limited, and will be awarded on a first-come basis to the first 125 UT Law students who register. In order for your registration to be accepted, you must commit to attending all six […]

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