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Getting the Most From Your Summer Clerkship

Gavin Villarreal, ’98, a partner at Baker Botts (Austin), discusses how summer clerks can learn the most and maximize the odds of getting an employment offer when the summer ends in the article “Getting the Most From Your Summer Clerkship” (Gavin Villarreal, Texas Lawyer, June 9, 2014). Learn how to work with a mentor, produce […]

Vault Career Insider Now Available

UT Law students now have access to the Vault Career Insider, which is is an educational tool that provides you unlimited, online access to comprehensive career information and management tools. It includes access to: Industry and Professions: Build the foundation for your career search by researching a broad range of disciplines with quick, easy-to-read profiles […]

Advice from Big Firm Summer Associates Who Got Offers

What do summer associates need to know to succeed? Students are encouraged to read the article “Advice from Big Firm Summer Associates Who Got Offers” (Jeanne Graham, Texas Lawyer, May 19, 2014) to obtain advice from UT Law 2013 grads, Jennifer Cannan and Kevin Hess, and others, who worked as summer associates at their respective […]

Sublite: A Student-to-Student Subletting Network

Founded by students at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania, SubLite provides an easy solution to finding the perfect summer sublet for university students across the United States. Unlike other housing platforms, all users are verified using their school email addresses. There are currently more than 2,200 users from undergraduate, law, and business school across […]

Summer Associate Writing Tips

As many of you prepare for your summer clerkships and internships, keep in mind the importance of producing solid writing samples. We encourage you to read the article “Summer Associate Writing Tips (Don’t Believe Everything You Learned in Law School)” from Bloomberg Law (Marilyn Bush LeLeiko, March 19, 2012), which provides helpful rules such as: […]

10 Things You Need To Know This Summer

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted these useful tips. From her April 23, 2014 enewsletter: The most successful summer associates, interns and new hires enter the workforce with strong technical skills. However, employers consistently report that soft skills—social graces, communication skills, positive personal habits, friendliness and optimism—often determine whether summer […]

Available Online: Recordings of CSO Panels & Workshops

Did you miss a program this past year? You may now review many of the panels and workshops presented by the Career Services Office this past year (UT EID required): Government Career Panel & Workshops International Law Career Panels Judical Clerkship and Internship Workshop & Panels Law Firm Career Panels Nonpracticing / Alternative Career Panels […]

Summer Housing Opportunities in New York and Washington, DC

Looking for a place to stay this summer while you work in New York or Washington, DC? EHS Quality Student Living (New York) WISH (Washington Intern Student Housing in DC) If you have experience successfully working with other summer housing resources, please share in the comments below.

What Employers Really Value

As many of you gear up for Spring OCI and job fairs, we encourage you to read the article “What Employers Really Value” in ABA’s Student Lawyer (Vol. 42, No. 6, February 2014). Erin Binns, Director of Career Planning at Marquette University Law School, states that “despite all the hype (especially at this time of […]

How to Use LinkedIn to Connect with UT Law Students and Alumni

The University of Texas School of Law Alumni-Student Connections is a valuable resource for UT Law students and alumni seeking information on a wide range of topics, from career paths to job search advice, to job market trends in diverse geographic locations. Alumni members can share their insights and expertise with students seeking to expand […]