Public Interest Careers

Checklist for a Successful Summer Work Experience

Edited from Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. If you are about to start your first job in the legal profession, your performance during the next ten weeks may be absolutely critical to your success. Your summer employment experience will help demonstrate that you also possess a variety of non-technical skills—from developing […]

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Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for nomination by Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

The Peggy Browning Fund’s National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 13-14, 2017 in Linthicum Heights, MD. The University of Texas School of Law may nominate an unlimited number of students to attend the conference. One student, however, will be eligible for conference sponsorship (including on-site meals and lodging expenses) by the Peggy Browning […]

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Fellowship Application Review Timeline for Rising Texas Law 3Ls

The 2018 project-based postgraduate fellowship cycle is quickly approaching. The Skadden application is already available and the Equal Justice Works (EJW) application portal will open on June 28, 2017. Before you dive in too deep in the proposal development process, please know that Nicole Simmons at nsimmons@law.utexas.edu is available to review your draft applications. If you […]

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Equal Justice America Student Summer 2017 Fellowships due March 23, 2015

Equal Justice America is pleased to offer fellowships of up to $4,000 to students who will work full-time during Summer 2017 for organizations providing direct civil legal assistance for the poor. To apply, students need to have a placement lined up first with an organization and must have their applications postmarked by March 20, 2017. […]

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New Public Service Resources

If you are interested in serving the public good through government or public interest work, the CSO has created several new resources to assist you in pursuing a career in public service. To stay informed about upcoming public service programs, as well as job and fellowship announcements, please sign up for the Texas Law Public […]

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