Finding Employment

On average, more than 700 legal employer offices worldwide recruit Texas Law students through interview programs exclusive to Texas Law as well as others presented nationwide. In addition, each year more than 3,700 part-time, summer, and postgraduate jobs are listed annually in our online job bank.

Resources for 3Ls and Recent Grads Seeking Employment (UT-EID)
Alumni Resources

Job Bank on Symplicity
We encourage you to visit the Job Bank on Symplicity often as new jobs are posted daily.

Interviewing & Networking Programs
In the summer and fall, we host interview programs for 2Ls, 3Ls, LL.Ms., and recent grads, and in the spring our interview programs are open to all Texas Law students, including 1Ls. Additionally, we host networking programs for all Texas Law students both semesters.

Public Service Expo and Public Service Career Fair
In the fall, we host the Public Service Expo, and in the spring, the Public Service Career Fair, which includes the Public Service Table Talk, to all Texas Law students.

1L Law Firm Application Program
The 1L Law Firm Application Program allows first-year students to submit their resume and cover letters to participating law firms for possible summer clerkship opportunities. We hope this simplified system will allow you more time to study for finals and less time and effort in applying to larger firms.

Off-Campus Interview Programs
Texas Law students can participate in any of the more than 20 off-campus interview programs nationwide in cities including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., to name a few. These programs may be held either virtually or in person.

Mock Interviews
Practice your interviewing skills with career counselors during the Summer Mock Interview Program and with attorneys during the Mock Interview Program: Private Sector and Mock Interview Program: Public Sector in November. In addition, you may schedule a personal mock interview with our career counselors anytime throughout the year by scheduling via Symplicity or contacting the CSO by phone at 512-232-1150 or by email at

Diversity Opportunities
In addition to diversity off-campus interview programs, many law firms offer diversity summer clerkships and scholarships.

International J.D. Students Career Services
We’re dedicated to helping international J.D. students with their career goals by offering the full range of career services available to domestic J.D. students. Please connect with a career counselor to learn more. We also recommend making yourself familiar with employment visa options and restrictions relevant to international students such as the CPT and OPT visas.

International LL.M. Students Career Services
We’re dedicated to helping all students at the law school including those who are working towards their LL.M. degree. Learn more about the foreign-trained LL.M. career services we provide.

Out-of-State Job Search
Learn how to conduct an out-of-state job search by developing an individualized plan for the market in which you’re interested.

Summer and Postgraduate Fellowships
You may search for both summer and postgraduate fellowships by employer type, term type, class years eligible, as well as those for diversity groups.

Request Reciprocity with other Law Schools
If you are a Texas Law student or alumnus, the CSO will facilitate reciprocity requests from other ABA-accredited law school that accord reciprocal services to Texas Law.

Intercollegiate Job Bank
The Intercollegiate Job Bank lists graduate job bulletins from more than 110 law schools throughout the U.S. While the majority of these job postings are for recent graduates and alumni, many list jobs available to 3Ls.

Access HireUTexas powered by Handshake to search for career-related and professionally oriented job and internship opportunities with employers seeking to hire UT-Austin students and alumni. HireUTexas is especially helpful for those seeking nonpracticing careers.