Career Development Office

Hours:
MWThF 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-6pm

Career Development Office
4604 Calhoun Road
Bates Law Building, Suite 8
Houston, Texas 77204-6054
Phone: 713-743-2090
Fax: 713-743-2091
lawcareer@uh.edu


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Off-Campus Recruiting

Throughout the year, several schools across Texas and beyond hold job fairs for various practice areas. See the list below. Please note: Job fair event and registration dates are subject to change. Bidding and registration are generally a month (or more) before the job fair. Please contact your counselor if you have any questions about any of these job fairs.

Stay tuned to the CDO Weekly Digest and Events Calendar for more details.

JANUARY
Public Interest Law Career Fair: January 27, 2017
Where: The University of Texas School of Law, 727 East Dean Keeton Street, Austin, TX 78705
Cost: Transportation to Austin/lodging/meals

Hosted by the University of Texas for public interest (non-profit and government) employers from around the nation. 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls seek summer internships and fellowships. Please contact Anne Elise Doise of the CDO Office for more information.
To register please visit: https://law-tx-csm.symplicity.com/students/

Corpus Christi Virtual Legal Job Fair
Where: Virtual (Resume Collect)
Cost: Transportation to Corpus Christi for interviews if applicable
Bidding: January 18, 2016 (9:00 am)-January 24, 2016 (5:00 pm)

Coordinated by the University of Houston Law Center, Texas Tech University School of Law and St. Mary’s University School of Law. Employers from the Corpus Christi area can interview 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls and recent alumni for summer internships and permanent attorney positions.
To bid, please visit UHLC Symplicity. https://law-uh-csm.symplicity.com/

FEBRUARY
Metroplex Job Fair: Friday February 26, 2016
Where: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (at various employer offices)
Cost: Transportation to Dallas/lodging/meals
Bidding: January 18, 2016 (9:00 am)-January 24, 2016 (5:00 pm)

Coordinated by the University of Houston Law Center, Texas Tech University School of Law and St. Mary’s University School of Law. Employers from the Metroplex area (Dallas/Fort Worth) can interview 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls for summer internships and permanent attorney positions. Bidding through UHLC Symplicity. https://law-uh-csm.symplicity.com/

Austin Legal Job Fair
Where: Austin, TX (at various employer offices)
Cost: Transportation to Austin/lodging/meals

Coordinated by the University of Houston Law Center, St. Mary's School of Law and Texas Tech University School of Law. Employers from the Austin area can interview 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls for summer internships and permanent attorney positions. Bidding through UHLC Symplicity.

South Texas Virtual Legal Job Fair
Where: Edwards Abstract & Title Co., 3111 W. Freddy Gonzalez Dr., Edinburg, TX 78539
Cost: Transportation to Edinburg/lodging/meals
Bidding: February 8, 2016 (9:00 am)-February 12, 2016 (5:00 pm)

Coordinated by all nine Texas law schools. Employers from the Rio Grande Valley and Laredo areas can interview 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls for summer internships and permanent attorney positions. 
To bid please visit: https://law-tx-csm.symplicity.com/students/

JULY
Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF)
Where: Georgia State University College of Law, Urban Life Building (at the corner of Piedmont Avenue & Decatur Street), 140 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA 30303 
Cost: Transportation to Atlanta/lodging/meals/registration cost of approximately $25.00

Sponsored by Georgia State University College of Law and held in Atlanta, GA. Legal employers from the Southeast will be interviewing law students for summer and entry-level positions.

AUGUST
Chicago Patent Law Interview Program
Where: Embassy Suites, Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
Cost: Transportation to Chicago/lodging/meals/registration cost
Register on line at: http://www.luc.edu/law/career/Patent_Program_-_Stu.html

Hosted by Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. Employers from across the country interview 2Ls interested in intellectual property law (IP) for summer associate positions. A must attend for students interested in Patent Law.

Texas In Washington Recruitment Program
Where: Washington, DC (at various employer offices)
Cost: Transportation to Washington, DC/lodging/meals

This event is a collaboration between Washington, DC employers and the nine Texas law schools. To register, please visit: https://law-tx-csm.symplicity.com/students/

IMPACT Career Fair-Information is not yet updated
Where: Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Cost: Transportation to Arlingtong/lodging/meals
Open to 2Ls, 3Ls, and graduates with disabilities.

Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference
Where: Sheraton Times Square in New York City
Cost: Transportation to New York/lodging/meals/registration

Career fair and conference with firms, corporations and public sector employers who are committed to the hiring and promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and lawyers.

Sunbelt Minority Job Fair
Where: Wyndham Dallas Suites, Park Central, 7800 Alpha Road, Dallas, TX 75240
Cost: Transportation to Dallas/lodging/meals

Hosted by numerous law schools in the southern states in Dallas, Texas. Employers from across the country interview 2Ls for summer associate positions and 3Ls for permanent attorney positions. All 2Ls and 3Ls may participate.

OCTOBER
Equal Justice Works Career Fair & Conference
Where: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Cost: Transportation to Arlington/lodging/meals

The Equal Justice Works Career Fair and Conference is held each year in Washington, D.C. This is the largest national career fair for public interest law targeted towards 2Ls and 3Ls.