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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.

Corporate and Nonprofit 2014 Opportunities for 1Ls, 2Ls, & 3Ls (February 14, 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 […]

Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) in Houston, TX

The Harris County Public Defender’s Office has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to establish the Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) for new lawyers committed to representing indigent defendants in Harris County. The training includes a 14-day “boot camp” this summer , and two weekend follow-up trainings next year, all provided […]

Austin Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program for 1Ls – Apply by February 1, 2014

Austin Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program for 1Ls Apply by February 1, 2014 In the Program’s fourth year, each fellow will be awarded a split-summer internship of at least 10 weeks. The first half of the summer will be spent with a public sector employer (e.g., State District or County Court-at-Law Judge, County or District Attorney’s […]