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Postgraduate Fellowships

Postgraduate public interest fellowships are great opportunities for recent graduates to secure entry-level positions with nonprofit organizations that otherwise might not have the resources to hire them full time. The training, experience and exposure that fellowships provide are a great boost to the career of a new public interest attorney. As a result, the application and selection process is very competitive and earning a postgraduate fellowship is seen as a distinct honor. In the public interest realm, fellowships typically fall into two main categories:

UT Law Postgraduate Fellowship Preparation Program
To support UT Law students and graduates in pursuing these prestigious fellowships, the Career Services Office has developed the UT Law Postgraduate Fellowship Preparation Program. The Program, designed to encourage student participation and success in the competitive project-based postgraduate fellowship application process, includes:

Postgraduate Fellowship Resources, Panels and Information Sessions

For more information about postgraduate fellowships, please contact Nicole Simmons, Director of Public Service Programs, at nsimmons@law.utexas.edu.