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1L Orientation & Career Planning Workshops

The Career Services Office is presenting a mandatory 1L Orientation & Career Planning Workshop to each 1L Section about the resources available from the CSO including resume and cover letter review, professional development, career counseling, interviewing opportunities, how to utilize UT Law Symplicity, and more. Freshlaws may meet with career counselors starting October 15 and may not send out resumes until December 1 according to NALP guidelines for first-year students, which states:

Prospective employers and first-year law students should not initiate contact with one another and employers should not interview or make offers to first-year students before December 1. For a complete look at the NALP Principles and Standards for Law Placement and Recruitment Activities, please visit

Note: you must submit a copy of a legal-style resume to the CSO at least 48 hours prior to your appointment.

1L Orientation & Career Planning Workshop

If you are unable to attend the workshop scheduled for your section, you may attend another session.

  • Thursday, October 10, from noon-1:00 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium | Sections 1 and 2 | Lunch will be served.
  • Friday, October 11, from 9:00-10:00 a.m.. in the Francis Auditorium | Sections 3 and 4 | Coffee/breakfast treats will be served.

1L Resume Workshops

In addition to the workshops above, 1Ls are encouraged to attend one of the following resume workshop. Be sure to bring a copy of your legal-style resume to the workshop.

  • Monday, October 14, from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in TNH 3.127
  • Thursday, October 17, from noon-1:00 p.m. in TNH 3.125