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10 Ways To Make a Positive Lasting Impression This Summer

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted this in her June 2015 enewsletter. About a month ago, you made your first foray into the world of professional work. Odds are that you made a great first impression. Use the next month to build a lasting impression that will lead to a job offer […]

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 […]

ABA Law Student Reporters Program – Apply by Friday, June 5, 2015

The ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law subcommittee in the Law Student Action Group and would like to invite Texas Law students to apply to their Law Student Reporters Program. Participants selected for the Program are given complimentary registration to the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law’s #IPCentral at the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting […]

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 […]