CAREER SERVICES HANDBOOK

Congratulations - you’re in!

Now what?

Upon your enrollment at Texas A&M School of Law, you’ll be immersed in class scheduling, course preparation and balancing your new responsibilities with your existing life.

We understand there’s a lot to learn, and not just from our exceptional professors.

We also believe it’s our responsibility – and our privilege – to help you understand the legal career search process and give you the tools to create the opportunities to land your perfect job.

Our Career Services Handbook is a comprehensive online tool that provides easy, exclusive access to all kinds of helpful resources, including:

  • Overview of the Legal Profession
  • Job Options for Students and Graduates
  • Specialized Job Search Strategies
  • Employer Application Timetables
  • Judicial Clerkships
  • Legal Résumé Writing
  • Best Practices for Cover Letters and Thank Yous
  • Student Business Cards
  • Dressing for Success
  • Interviewing Tips and Techniques
  • Guidelines for Addressing Salary Requirements
  • Salary Surveys
  • Support for Part-Time and Evening Students
  • Reciprocity Policy with other ABA-accredited law schools

We also maintain an up-to-date library collection and online resources of specialized publications and video recordings for use in researching potential employers and areas of practice, as well as seeking particular jobs.