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8 Questions That Will Help You Land A Job

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted this in her May 2015 enewsletter. Too many summer associates and interns make the mistake of believing that they only need to produce quality work to land a job offer. Make note: In today’s competitive work environment, turning in a first-rate assignment earns little […]

Becoming a Professional: Develop a Professional Attitude

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted this in her April 2015 enewsletter. Becoming a Professional: Develop a Professional Attitude Virtually every employer reports they have little difficulty finding smart, technically competent students for their summer intern and associate programs. However, many of those same businesses report that too many students […]

Becoming a Professional: Sound the Part

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted this in her April 2015 enewsletter. Becoming a Professional: Sound the Part Virtually every employer reports they have little difficulty finding smart, technically competent students for their summer intern and associate programs. However, many of those same businesses report that too many students lack […]

Becoming a Professional: Look the Part

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted this in her April 2015 enewsletter. Becoming a Professional: Look the Part Virtually every employer reports they have little difficulty finding smart, technically competent students for their summer intern and associate programs. However, many of those same businesses report that too many students lack […]

New Texas State Bar Rule Affecting Summer Employment

Students working in Texas this summer (or might be working here later) should be familiar that the State Bar’s ethics committee has enacted a new rule (State Bar of Texas Opinion No. 644). The rule makes it harder for employers to hire you if you’ve ever worked on the other side of a case that […]

How Innovation is Changing the Legal Landscape on March 31, 2015 – RSVP

How Innovation is Changing the Legal Landscape Tuesday, March 31, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Google and Facebook did not exist 20 years ago and yet they have completely changed the way the world works. What role has their rapid growth had on the law? How have they operated in areas where there are no laws? What […]

Updated Texas Law Mentor Directory now available on Symplicity

The updated Texas Law Mentor Directory, now available on Symplicity, is a valuable resource for Texas Law students seeking information on a wide range of topics, from career paths to job search advice, to job market trends in diverse geographic locations. Texas Law alumni are available to share their insights and expertise with students seeking […]

Federal Resume Writing & Interview Techniques Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 26

Federal Resume Writing & Interview Techniques Thursday, February 26, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in PAR 308 (map) The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will be on campus to host a Federal Resume Writing & Interview Techniques Workshop. The recruiter from OPM will train students on how to create a federal government-targeted résumé and prepare for […]

Free 30-Minute Webinar: Bridging the Soft Skills Gap on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Over the past few years, talent acquisition professionals have spoken about the “skills gap,” where they can’t find enough qualified talent to fill open jobs. However, many employers are now realizing that even the most qualified applicant needs skills beyond their education and experience to succeed in the workplace. Attributes like communication, self-awareness, and critical […]

Lawyers & Students Use Marketing Tactics They Can Deploy from Their Desks

Raise your hand if you have great ideas (or skills) to promote, but just haven’t found the time to get them off the ground. Learn more about Lawcountability from this article in the Jan. 1, 2015 issue of the ABA JOURNAL.