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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 […]

Strauss Center’s Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows – Applications due Friday, April 3, 2015

Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows Applications Due Friday, April 3, 2015 The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law is very pleased to announce the launch of the Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows Program, and the call for applications for the inaugural class of fellows. This is an exciting opportunity for graduate students […]

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 […]

International Trademark Association Annual Meeting (May 2-6, 2015) – Student Scholarship Available

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is having its 137th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA from May 2-6, 2015 and this event would be a great experience for students who are interested in IP or trademark law. During this meeting, we also have a Career Development Day on May 4, which is a day designed […]

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 […]

Student Leadership Opportunities with the ABA

ABA student leaders have the unique chance to connect with seasoned ABA lawyer leaders, network with fellow law students from across the country, advocate on relevant law student issues, and learn policy-making skills. Please note that all elected positions have “strict liability” deadlines and delivery requirements with no extensions granted. Please refer to the guidelines […]