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OCI 101 Webchat on Wednesday, August 15, at 7:00 p.m. (CT)

OCI 101 Webchat: What to Expect the Day of Interviews & Other FAQs Wednesday, August 15 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (CT)  UT Law Career Services Office staff members will be hosting a live webchat on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m. CT (8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT) to answer questions you may have about what to […]

Law Firm Pronunciation Guide

Georgetown University Law Center has developed a Law Firm Pronunciation Guide with audio files in MP3 format. Please note that some firms may employ a shortened version of their name for day-to-day use. Such names are in parentheses next to the full name. If a law firm or other employer name is not listed, feel […]

Government Honors & Internship Handbook: New Edition Online

The 2012-13 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, published by the University of Arizona, is now available online. Please note that legal work at many of the agencies may differ from what you would assume based on the agencies’ names; therefore, it is worth reading the program descriptions carefully. Click on the link above for the […]

Chambers Associate 2012-13: Free Copies Now Available

Chambers Associate is a free online careers guide published by Chambers and Partners to help law students choose the right law firm. Based on telephone interviews with an anonymous, representative sample of junior associates, as well as managing partners and heads of recruitment at each firm, Chambers covers work; training and development; offices; culture; hours […]

Vault: Law Firm Quality of Life Rankings

Each year, in addition to its overall prestige, regional, practice area and diversity rankings, Vault compiles “Quality of Life” rankings. Associates are asked to rate their own law firms on a 1 to 10 scale in several categories: satisfaction, culture, hours, compensation, associate/partner relations, transparency, formal training, informal training and mentoring, pro bono, business outlook, […]

Vault’s 2013 Best Law Firms in Each Practice Area

For many law students—and most laterals—practice area strength is important when determining which law firm will provide the best opportunities for career development. To guide your job search, Vault Law Editors has a ranking of law firms by a variety of practice areas. In its annual survey, associates were asked to vote for up to […]

Chambers Associate 2012-13: Now Updated Online

Chambers Associate is a free online careers guide published by Chambers and Partners to help law students choose the right law firm. Based on telephone interviews with an anonymous, representative sample of junior associates, as well as managing partners and heads of recruitment at each firm, Chambers covers work; training and development; offices; culture; hours […]

Fall OCI Session I: August 20-24 & 27-31, 2012 – Bidding Takes Place July 5-20, 2012

Fall On-Campus Interviews Session I: August 20-24 & 27-31, 2012 (Bidding takes place July 5-20, 2012) Session II: October 15-19, 2012 (Bidding takes place September 4-14, 2012) The CSO makes On-Campus Interviews (OCI) available for a variety of legal employers from larger firms to smaller public interest organizations. In general, employers who participate in OCI […]

Action Committee for Career Services to Host CSO Open House on Wednesday, April 11

CSO Open House Wednesday, April 11, 2012 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Career Services Interview Suite Stop by and meet the CSO staff to learn more about what the CSO has to offer including how to find a summer job and prepare for Fall OCI and summer job fairs. The student-run Action Committee for Career Services […]

Lexis Interview Prep Classes Available in February

Jaclyn Olivas with LexisNexis is offering 20-minute, one-on-one sessions for students to learn how to research for an interview using LexisNexis, which will include how to look in news, cases, and law review articles as well as general searches in Martindale. Sessions will take place February 8, 9, 13 and 14 at various times throughout […]