The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

Main menu:

About the Blog

A resource for students at The University of Texas School of Law regarding the on-campus and off-campus application and interview process, as well as news about upcoming career panels and professional development workshops.

CSO Homepage

feed icon linkedin icon twitter icon

General Advice

Career Resources in the Tarlton and CSO Libraries

You may search the CSO’s Online Resource Library’s catalog for career and professional development handouts, books, periodicals, online resources, as well as audio and video recordings of CSO panels and workshops. Books from the CSO Resource Library may be checked out from the CSO during office hours, which are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, in TNH […]

Be Prepared: How to Research Employers for Your Interviews

Joe Noel, Reference Librarian with the Tarlton Law Library, has produced a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation on how to use various resources available for researching employers including the NALP Directory, Chambers Associate, Vault Career Insider, The American Lawyer, Martindale.com, Lexis Advance, Law360, Westlaw Next, Bloomberg Law, and more. We encourage students to take a moment to […]

How to Network and Find a Job Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the place for students and recent graduates to find jobs and internships – take a moment to learn the top ten tips for utilizing LinkedIn in your job search as well as how to network on LinkedIn.

Ten Steps to Building a Great Student Profile on LinkedIn

Take a moment to learn the ten steps to building a great student profile on LinkedIn as many recruiters visit this site, as well as Facebook and Instagram, to learn more about you. If you are not a member of the UT Law Alumni-Student Connections Group on Linkedin, join today to network with more than […]

UT Law Alumnae at SCOTUS – Tuesday, October 1, 2013

UT Law Alumnae at SCOTUS Tuesday, October 1, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room Come hear what it’s like to argue and win a case in front of the Supreme Court of the United States from two of UT Law’s own:  Jane Webre, ’89, counsel of record in Gunn v. Minton, and Cindy Connolly, ’96, co-counsel. […]

Five Tips for Callback Interviews

Mary Crane, author of “Starting Work for Interns, New Hires, and Summer Associates”, and a past speaker at the UT Law Professional Development Institute, has the following tips for students who have callback interviews: Be prepared. Carry several copies of your resume in a portfolio with a pen. Arrive with several specific questions to ask. […]

The Careerist: Interview Tricks You Should Know

(The Am Law Daily; August 15, 2013 by Vivia Chen) The on-campus interview season is about is under way, and you are probably feeling very anxious. What will those firms ask you? What should you ask them? Will they figure out that you are a total fraud and have absolutely no useful skill to offer? […]

Three-Minute Videos on Interviewing and Etiquette Tips

Want to know how to succeed at on-campus interviews, receptions and callbacks?  Morgan Matson, ’99, President of Preferred Counsel Legal Placement Services (San Antonio), offers the following interviewing and etiquette tips. These short videos – most of which are under three minutes –  include tips on how to sell yourself in a 20-minute interview, what […]

Peer-to-Peer Employer Insights

Peer-to-Peer Employer Insights In addition to your employer research, get insider perspectives from 3Ls who have generously volunteered their time to answer your questions. To talk to 3Ls about any of the employers listed on the Peer-to-Peer Employer Insights webpage, please send a request to cso@law.utexas.edu with the name(s) of the employer/location you are interested in […]

Using Lexis Advance to Research OCI Employers

Jaclyn Olivas, the LexisNexis Account Executive for UT Law, has prepared the document “Fall OCI Interview Prep for The University of Texas School of Law” (Word; UT-EID required) to help you learn more about employers prior to your interview. This document jumps directly to materials on Lexis Advance that will enable you to impress interviewers […]