Thursday, March 13, 2014

Weekly Digest │ March 14, 2014

We hope that you all had a wonderful, relaxing spring break! As you prepare to return to campus and jump back into your job search, make sure to read through the Digest and see what the CDO has lined up for the next couple of weeks.

In this week’s Digest, read about:
  • Andrews Kurth 1L Spring Reception
  • Careers in Antitrust Panel
  • Lunch with a Lawyer
  • Summer Public Interest Fellowship
  • Upcoming Deadlines & Networking Opportunities
  • Hot Jobs

Andrews Kurth 1L Spring Reception
Thursday, April 3, 2014 │ 5:30 – 7:30 pm │600 Travis St, #4200
Deadline to RSVP: March 20, 2014

Join Andrews Kurth for their UH 1L Spring Reception. This is a great way to meet the firm prior to Fall On-Campus Interviews! Click here for more details:  RSVP to Caroline Thompson at by March 20, 2014.

Careers in Antitrust Panel
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 │ 12:00 – 1:00 pm │ 209 BLB

Join the CDO and Professor Bush in this great program to learn more about careers in antitrust law. Sponsored by the American Bar Association, this event will bring local practitioners to speak to UHLC students about their career paths and current antitrust practice. Remember to RSVP via the “Events” tab in Symplicity at least 24 hours in advance to be guaranteed a lunch.

Lunch With a Lawyer
Wednesday, March 19 | 12:00—1:00 pm | Career Development Office

This program is designed to give students the opportunity to discuss career goals and learn from attorneys who are practicing in an area of interest. These small group lunch meetings will be held the third Wednesday of every month. This month's guest is Regan Armstrong from Regan Armstrong & Associates, PLLC. Ms. Armstrong’s practice focuses on Estate Planning, Wills, Family Law, Adoption, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, and Probate & Estate Administration. Please RSVP by emailing Catherine Wright at a copy of your resume and a brief biography—no more than 1 paragraph highlighting your career interests. 

UHLC Summer Public Interest Fellowships
Deadline to Apply: March 19, 2014

The deadline to apply for a Summer Public Interest Fellowship is approaching fast!  For a detailed FAQ and application instructions, go to:  Remember that you must have already secured your summer placement in order to be considered for this fellowship.

Upcoming Deadlines & Networking Events

There are so many great opportunities, recruiting events, and scholarships with upcoming deadlines. Details can be found on the CDO Calendar:

2014 Legal Studies Institute in Washington DC March 18, 2014

Houston Volunteer Lawyers Tax-a-Thon │ March 20, 2014

Institute for Justice Public Interest Boot Camp │ March 21, 2014

Houston Bar Association Collaborative Law Section Meeting March 21, 2014

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association Monthly Meeting March 24, 2014

Future Appiontment Counsel Training Program │ March 31, 2014

Hispanic Alliance for Career Advancement Career Conference April 24, 2014

Hot Jobs

The Symplicity Job Bank is heating up! Make sure to check it regularly if you’re looking for spring, summer, or permanent positions. Below is a sampling of the opportunities currently posted:

9962 – Associate and Law Clerk, Gordon Davis Johnson & Shane (El Paso, TX)
9981 – Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Northwest Texas (Lubbock, TX)
9809 – 1L Summer Clerkship, Beck Redden (Houston, TX)
9971 – Intern, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (Multiple Offices)
9973 – Intern, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (Austin, TX)

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor is currently accepting applications for FALL internships. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2014. For more information, go to

Stay up to date with the CDO Events Calendar. For questions, you can make an appointment with your counselor here