Finding Employment

Each year, more than 700 legal employer offices worldwide interview Texas Law students on and off campus. Additionally, on average, more than 1,500 part-time, summer, and postgraduate jobs are listed annually in our online job bank.

Resources for 3Ls Seeking Employment (UT-EID)

Recruiting Employers Participating in On- and Off-Campus Interview Programs in 2016

Job Bank on Symplicity
We encourage you to visit the Job Bank on Symplicity often and subscribe to the “CSO Jobs of the Week” weekly Law Mail.

On-Campus Interviews
Our programs include Fall On-Campus Interviews for 2Ls, 3Ls and recent grads, and Spring On-Campus Interviews for 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and recent grads.

Public Service Career Fair
Hosted annually at Texas Law, the Public Service Career Fair is the largest public service interview program for law students in Texas. It is attended by all nine Texas law schools.

Off-Campus Interview Programs
You can participate in any of the more than 30 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.

Mock Interviews
Practice your interviewing skills with career counselors during Mock Interview Week for rising 2Ls and 3Ls in August, and with attorneys during the Mock Interview Program for 1Ls in January. In addition, you may schedule a personal mock interview with our career counselors anytime throughout the year by contacting the CSO Front Desk at 512-232-1150 or cso@law.utexas.edu.

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.

HireTexas
Access HireUTexas 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.