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Vault’s Best Summer Associate Programs for 2015

(From Vault.com -  Nicole Weber | July 10, 2014)  When it comes to finding a career in the legal industry, one of the most important decisions prospective lawyers can make is choosing the right summer associate program. In Vault’s annual associate survey, in which nearly 17,000 law firm associates participated, they asked first- through third-year […]

Vault’s Best Law Firms for Diversity

(From Vault.com – Nicole Weber | July 15, 2014) A firm’s commitment to diversity directly impacts employee satisfaction, but also the bottom line. Maintaining a diverse workforce is essential to meeting the changing and wide-ranging needs of clients, and clients recognize this fact—they want to work with diverse teams of attorneys who will bring a […]

Vault’s Best Law Firms to Work For

(From Vault.com – Nicole Webber | July 08, 2014) While prestige is certainly an important factor in the law firm job-seeking process, there are many other aspects of firm life to consider as well. In Vault’s annual Law Firm Associate Survey nearly 17,000 associates rated and commented on various areas of their work life including […]

3L+ Law Prep Houston Diversity Reception on July 9, 2014 – Limited Free Students Tickets Available Until July 2

Celebrate diversity in the legal profession with 3L+ Law Prep at its inaugural Houston Diversity Reception on Wednesday, July 9, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana Street. The reception will include appetizers and drinks, an opportunity to network with local firms, and hear from inspiring speakers including Bruce Ruzinsky, Partner and […]

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 […]

Law Firm Summer Receptions for Rising 2Ls (Class of 2016)

Each summer, many law firms across the country hosts receptions so rising 2Ls may learn more about the firms and become acquainted with attorneys and recruiting staff prior to Fall OCI. Invitations will be sent directly by the firms; however, you may also see the complete list  on UT Law Symplicity and select the ‘Events’ […]

Sports Lawyers Association Networking Event in New York on June 10, 2014 – RSVP

The Sports Lawyers Association, along with the ISDE/St. John’s LL.M. in International and Comparative Sports Law, invites UT Law students and alumni to a free networking event and panel discussion: Cross-Border and International Aspects of New Media Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 4 Times Square, New York, […]

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 […]

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 […]