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2014 Scott Ozmun Fellowship – Applications due by Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Scott Ozmun Fellowship will provide $5,000 to a rising 2L or 3L to work with local law firms on pro bono cases through Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. The fellowship recipient works under the supervision of a VLS attorney for a minimum of 300 hours during the academic year, assisting lawyers at local law […]

2014 AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships – Application Deadline Extended to Friday, May 2, 2014

We just received word that Equal Justice Works extended the deadline and loosened the criteria for its AmeriCorps JD (formerly Summer Corps) education voucher program. Previously, these funds were available only to students who committed to serve Veterans or victims of disaster for at least 20 percent of their summer service. Now, all students serving […]

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 […]

2014 AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships – Applications due Tuesday, April 15, 2014

This year, the focus of Equal Justice Works’ AmeriCorps JD (formerly Summer Corps) is on providing legal service to veterans. As in past years, law students who participate have the opportunity to earn a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award – a voucher for educational expenses – for dedicating 300 hours of service to a qualifying legal […]

Equal Justice America Law Student Fellowship – Apply by March 24, 2014

The Equal Justice America (EJA) Law Student Fellowship funds work aimed at meeting the needs of the poor. Summer fellowships pay up to $4,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students must line up a placement with an established organization that provides civil legal assistance to the poor and then submit an application to EJA. See list of […]

2014 Public Interest Summer Fellowships for 1Ls & 2Ls

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law is pleased to announce its summer 2014 fellowship programs: The Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to six 2Ls. The Baron & Budd Summer Public Interest Fellowships Program will provide funding for up to four 1Ls or 2Ls. The programs provide […]

Patton Boggs Foundation Public Policy Fellowship – Apply by Thursday, March 20

The Patton Boggs Foundation is pleased to contribute a fellowship worth $5,000 to support a UT Law student who has completed either his/her first or second year of law school and will be working on public policy and related matters for a government agency, international organization or nonprofit public interest organization. A preference will be given […]

UT-Austin Communication Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014

UT Law students and graduates are invited to attend. UT-Austin Communication Job & Internship Fair Wednesday, March 5, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. North End Zone-The Club of DKR Stadium (enter at Gates 14 & 16) If you are interested in a nonpracticing career and/or would like to network with various employers in the advertising, public […]

Corporate and Nonprofit 2014 Opportunities for 1Ls, 2Ls, & 3Ls (February 20, 2014)

Below is a list of corporate and nonprofit summer clerkship opportunities available for 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls that are not featured on the UT Law CSO Job Bank. Please note that some may be eligible for course credit. Additional job opportunities may also be found directly via employer websites and job aggregation sites, such as […]

UT Law Environmental Law Internship Guide now available online

The Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law, Environmental Law Society, and Career Services Office has published an updated version of the UT Law Environmental Law Internship Guide. This guide contains information about internships and clerkships in the government, nonprofit and law firm sectors in Texas and the U.S.