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Information for Organizations Interested in Hosting a UT Law Student Intern

Nonprofit Internship Program, 2014-2015

Thank you for your interest in hosting a student intern through the Nonprofit Internship Program at UT School of Law.  Dedicated supervising attorneys are critical to the success of our program, and we hope that you will join us in this educational endeavor. 

Overview:  Each student in our program pursues his or her own internship possibilities (often in consultation with faculty instructors), secures an offer from a potential placement, and applies to the faculty instructor for approval of the proposed placement and supervisor.  The faculty instructor contacts the proposed supervisor to discuss the program requirements and invite the supervisor to participate.  Once the placement and the supervisor are approved, the student is authorized to register for the course.

We use Symplicity, an employment management system operated by our Career Services Office, to inform students about offices interested in hosting interns for academic credit.  After your posting has been submitted through Symplicity, we may also advertise the opportunity directly to student groups and classes with relevant interests.

If you are interested and would like to learn more about hosting an intern, please review the “Description of Program”: Fall 2014 - Spring 2015.

To post an internship on Symplicity

  • If you have an account, log in to UT Law Symplicity. Reminder: Your user name is your complete e-mail address. If you have forgotten your login and password or have never received one, select [Forgot My Password] tab and it will be e-mailed to you.
  • Select [Job Bank] from the toolbar at the top of the screen.
  • Click the [Add New] button.
  • Complete your posting.  Under compensation, select unpaid.
  • Write in the [Compensation Information] text box: "May qualify for academic credit."
  • Click [Submit].

If you are not already registered on Symplicity:

  • Log in to UT Law Symplicity and select the [Register] tab.
  • Complete the requested information and you will receive an e-mail with your password as soon as your registration has been processed.
  • Follow the instructions above for submitting your job posting.