Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Public Interest Career Week - UHLC

Join us this February for Public Interest Career Week, sponsored by the The University of Houston Law Center Career Development Office. Beginning Monday, February 4, 2013, each day will have a lunch-time lecture devoted to careers in public interest law, and ending the week with the Government and Public Interest Table Talk

Stay tuned to the CDO blog, Facebook, and the Daily Lex for updates.

Public Interest Week Events:

Monday, February 4, 2013
Noon, 240 BLB
Lunch provided
Texas Attorney General Anti-Trust Division - guest speakers will talk about the anti-trust division, their roles, the work they do, and the fundamentals of anti-trust law.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Noon, 240 BLB
Lunch provided
A Day in the Life of a Public Interest Attorney 
Part of the the series: How Can I Get There: The Path to Achieving Your Goals 
UH Law Center alumni will talk about their journey to their practice area and the courses and activities that may enhance your ability to enter that area of law.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Noon, 240 BLB
Lunch provided
Government Agencies:

Vanessa Windham, State Bar of Texas
Gordon Sanz, IRS Office of Chief Counsel
Walter Nightingale, State Counsel for Offenders
Clyde Leuchtag, Harris County Attorney
Jennifer Bloom, UH General Counsel 

They will be discussing how they found they're position, why they chose a government agency, a typical day at work, and why they like working there.

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Noon, 240 BLB 
Lunch provided
Summer Info Session - learn about the UHLC Summer Public Interest Fellowship Program, Externship Program, and how to approach employers at the Government and Public Interest Table Talk.

Friday, February 8, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Law Center Commons
The Government and Public Interest Table Talk
Applicants should look through the CDO's GPITT employer list (you can find it HERE) as some employers want applications submitted before the event.