Many of us spend hours every day reading (or at least scanning) incoming email, responding as necessary, and writing outgoing email. Students may be interested in reviewing “Before Hitting ‘Send’: Ten Tips for More Effective Email” (Marilyn Bush LeLeiko, LawWriting.com) for more effective professional email. Please feel free to share additional tips below.
For many students, part of the summer experience is having supervising attorneys examine the quality of your work this summer, especially your written work. Students may be interested in reviewing “Summer Associates: The Five Biggest Writing Mistakes” (Marilyn Bush LeLeiko, LawWriting.com) to make sure they avoid common mistakes. Please feel free to share additional tips […]
UT Law students can put social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to work in their summer and postgraduate networking efforts. Explore tips and resources with the New Networking Guides to: LinkedIn Facebook Twitter
As you embark on your career, the Career Services Office encourages you to create a LinkedIn profile to expand and manage your professional network. LinkedIn is the leading professional network on the Internet, enabling you to find and connect with classmates and colleagues that you already know; meet professionals and join groups with similar interests; […]
UTmail lets you show your Longhorn pride with an “@utexas.edu” email address. With a UTmail account you get 25 GB inboxes compared to the standard 7 GB offered with Gmail; your account is also protected with greater privacy settings than public accounts. Those who opt-in to UTmail will have 25 GB inboxes, which is fantastic. […]
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, […]
Students may be interested in the reading the article “How Do Employers Judge Professionalism” (Harry Urschel, Career Rocketeer, January 4, 2012) to learn the traits that combine to form a professional image.
Students may be interested in the reading the commentary “A Young Lawyer’s Guide to Approaching a Mentor” (Michael P. Maslanka, Texas Lawyer, February 27, 2012), to learn of five important tips you should know when approaching a mentor for advice.
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 […]
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 […]