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Career Services Handbook

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Types of Jobs

How to Report Student Complaints regarding Offensive or Discriminatory Conduct in Interview or Hiring
Overview of the Legal Profession
Job Options for Lawyers and Law School Graduates

Searching for a Job

Job Search Overview
Student Timetable for Applying for Jobs
Job Search Strategies

  • Strategies for a Job in Private Legal Practice
  • Strategies for a Job in Public Interest
  • Strategies for a Job in a Corporate Legal Department
  • Strategies for a Job in a Government Prosecutor's Office
  • Strategies for a Job in a Government Agency
  • Strategies for a Job as a Judicial Clerk

Application Materials
Cover Letters
The Writing Sample


Interviews That Work
General Interview Tips
Sample Mock Interview Questions
Thank You Notes

Dressing for the interview - men
Dressing for the interview - women
Guidelines for addressing salary questions in interviews
Dealing with grades in your job search and interviews

Special Topics
Advice for evening students
Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association 2012-2013 Salary Survey - Results based on 25% response rate from membership.
List of resources available in the Career Services Office Lending Library
Notice of Nondiscrimination and Abuse