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U.S. Department of Justice Job Bank Launches Mobile App

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, has launched a new, free mobile app where your students and alumni can easily search for legal internships and attorney positions with the DOJ. The mobile app is called DOJ Law Jobs and is available now on Apple iTunes for iPhone and will be available in a few weeks on Play Store for Android and tablet-based technology.

The Department of Justice is the world’s largest law office, employing more than 10,000 attorneys nationwide.  The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management oversees the department’s outreach and recruitment efforts for law students and attorneys with the goal of attracting a highly-qualified and diverse talent pool.  For more information, please visit www.justice.gov/legal-careers.

Corporate Summer 2015 Opportunities (September 25, 2014)

Below is a list of corporate summer clerkship opportunities that are not featured on the 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 LawStudentJobs.net, LinkedIn, and Indeed. Read individual job postings and websites carefully and only submit materials requested.

Presidential Management Fellows Application Webcasts

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Office invites interested applicants to join two upcoming webcasts, conducted through Adobe Connect, to provide information for the Class of 2015 PMF application.

The Class of 2015 PMF application will open from October 1-15, 2014, and the announcement can be found at www.USAJOBS.gov when it opens (simply search for “Presidential Management Fellows” during the open period). To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, please review the “Become a PMF” section on the PMF website. In addition, the 2015 PMF Assessment Preparation Guide is also online.

Applicant Information Session (Webcast)
Tuesday, September 30,
from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
A one-time Applicant Information Session that will focus on a general overview of the PMF Program, the 2015 PMF application, and a panel of current Fellows offering their advice and experiences. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions throughout the presentation.

Q&A Session (Webcast)
Wednesday, October 8,
from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
A question and answer session where applicants may submit questions regarding the 2015 PMF application cycle.

The above webcasts will be conducted online through Adobe Connect and will have dedicated PMF Program Office staff to answer questions. Applicants can connect at and select “Enter as a Guest.”Please note, the audio from the webcasts will be provided through your computer or mobile device audio output.

Adobe Connect computer capability can be tested beforehand by going to. Adobe Connect is also supported on mobile devices.

Sign up to join the PMF Listserv.

Corporate Summer 2015 Opportunities (September 18, 2014)

Below is a list of corporate summer clerkship opportunities that are not featured on the 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 LawStudentJobs.net, LinkedIn, and Indeed. Read individual job postings and websites carefully and only submit materials requested.

Nonpracticing Internship & Postgraduate Opportunities at Liberal Arts Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

All Texas Law students are invited to attend the Fall 2014 Career and Internship Fair presented by the Liberal Arts Career Services & Liberal Arts Council.  Take advantage of this opportunity to launch your career or find an internship. Come professionally dressed and bring several copies of your resume.

Meet recruiters from a variety of companies and organizations, including Apple, Goldman Sachs, NSA, Indeed.com, SXSW, Peace Corps, Teach for America and more! See list of attending employers. We strongly recommend you research the organizations of interest to you before the fair so that you may better target your visit with recruiters.

FALL 2014 CAREER AND INTERNSHIP FAIR

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Texas Union Ballroom, The University of Texas at Austin

Co-Hosted by: Liberal Arts Career Services & Liberal Arts Council

Attire: Business Professional to Business Casual
Please bring your UT ID card for express student check-in. Student pre-registration is not required for this event.

For more information, please contact Angelica Salinas Evans in the CSO at aevans@law.utexas.edu.

Free opportunity to attend the Texas Tribune Festival, September 19-21, 2014

Texas Tribune Festival
September 19-21, 2014 in Austin, TX
Attend the Texas Tribune Festival and network with fellow students, representatives from sponsoring businesses, elected officials and other speakers in attendance. See full schedule of student events.

Students are eligible for a special registration rate of $50. Don’t have $50? Volunteer to work a shift and attend for free! Email registration@texastribune.org from your UT-Austin affiliated email address to get started.  

Become a Twitter Student Delegate
Twitter is one of the media partners for this year’s festival, and several members of Twitter’s government and politics team will be in town from Washington, DC for the fest. Twitter is very interested in meeting students and working directly with them during the Fest. In fact, they’d like to have a special session before the Fest begins with a handful of students attending the Fest who regular Tweet. We will designate these students as Twitter student delegates throughout the fest. Benefits for these select students include: special training from the Twitter reps; free Twitter swag; and the possibility of being retweeted by Twitter’s @gov handle, which has 681, 000 followers.

The Secrets of Successful Networking Revealed

(Kaitlin Edleman, Vault Blogs, September 10, 2014): Selena Soo, a business and publicity strategist, provides tips to ease the pain of cold networking and to create meaningful contacts more effectively. She explains three simple secrets in the article “The Secrets of Successful Networking.”

Corporate and Nonprofit Opportunities (September 5, 2014)

Below is a list of corporate and nonprofit summer clerkship opportunities available for 2Ls and 3Ls that are not featured on the 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 LawStudentJobs.net, LinkedIn, and Indeed. Read individual job postings and websites carefully and only submit materials requested.

Corporate – Legal

Nonprofit – Legal

International Labour Organization Seeking U.S. Applicants – Apply Today

The International Labour Organization (ILO) values diversity among its staff. They welcome applicants from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. Applications from qualified candidates from non- or under-represented member States, or from those member States that staffing forecasts indicate will become non- or under-represented in the near future, would be particularly welcome. TheU.S. is among the under-represented counties in the UN system and therefore would welcome applicants from Texas Law.

The ILO currently has a position available for an entry-level legal officer – also see CSO Job Bank posting 15754.

Nonpracticing Careers – McCombs Undergraduate Career Expo on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Texas Law students are invited to attend the McCombs School of Business Undergraduate Career Expo to meet with participating employers.

Undergraduate Career Expo
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
UT RecSports Center, 2nd Floor
Time Open to all UT Majors: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Event Entry Requirements

Students must have a valid UT ID and be wearing professional business attire to enter the expo. Students will not be admitted into the Career Expo if they are not dressed appropriately. Here are the main items in regards to professional attire…please note, this list is not the comprehensive list. Please see this super handy Business Professional Attire Guidelines poster and for more detailed information please see the complete Business Attire Guide.

  • Wear a conservative, matching suit – the material of the jacket must match the material of the slacks or skirt
  • Suit must be dark grey, navy or black (not a dark purple or other dark colors and we will not let in a light colored suit)
  • Professional shoes-must match belt/suit color (no brightly-colored or flesh-toned shoes, no open toed shoes and no boots)
  • No visible piercings or tattoos
  • No extreme hair colors

If you have any questions about attending this fair, please contact Angelica Salinas Evans in the CSO at aevans@law.utexas.edu.

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