Your Career Starts Now

A degree from Texas Law kick-starts career opportunities in every legal sector throughout the country. Our Career Services Office can help you achieve your career goals by advising you of career options, providing job search strategies and resources, and connecting you with potential employers.

We have a dedicated team of career counselors—all of whom have J.D.s— who are experts in advising students. They can help you decide on your best career path, and how to pursue and land the job of your dreams.

people entering the Career Services Interview Suite
of the Class of 2023 had a full-time, bar passage required/J.D. advantage job within 10 months of graduation.
is the median salary of the Class of 2023 based on reported or publicly available salaries for 92% (245) of all full-time, long-term employed graduates.
of employed graduates from the Class of 2023 started their careers outside of Texas.

Meet Your Career Counselor

Every Texas Law student has a career counselor assigned to them. Go see that person! Your counselor is an important ally as you navigate your career path. Note that 1Ls will be able to meet with their counselor starting in October of their first semester.

Career Exploration

From panels exploring different career paths to professional development workshops, we provide opportunities for you to hone the skills and knowledge to be successful in your career pursuits.

Land a Job

With interview programs exclusive to Texas Law students as well as nationwide consortia programs,
you have the opportunity to apply to hundreds of legal employers for summer and postgraduate positions.
In addition, thousands of opportunities are posted on our Job Bank throughout the year. Current students and alum can log in using their UT EID.

Career Path Resources

Whether you pursuing a career at BigLaw or a small-to-midsize firm, as a government attorney or public defender, as a judicial intern, or in a business setting, we provide a wealth of career-development resources for you to conduct your self-directed job search.

Connect with Attorneys

Attorneys and recruiting coordinators are eager to meet you during our exclusive networking programs as well as meet-and-greets held at the law school. In addition, take a moment to connect with attorneys and your fellow students at our career panels and workshops.