Career Development Office

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

Career Development Office
100 Law Center
Houston, Texas 77204-6060
Phone: 713-743-2090
Fax: 713-743-2091


Welcome to the Career Development Office

The Career Development Office (CDO) offers a full range of resources and services to assist both students and employers in achieving their goals.Our primary mission is to equip students and graduates with the resources and skills to successfully generate and take advantage of professional opportunities. In support of this mission, the CDO guides students and alumni in the use of tools and strategies for successful job searches. The cornerstone of our service is our one-on-one career advising.

We also assist employers in identifying and recruiting talented students and alumni to fulfill their employment needs. We provide a number of opportunities for employers to connect with our students, including career panels, networking events, workshops, mock interviews, job fairs, recruitment programs, and an electronic job bank.  With our in-depth knowledge of the student and alumni population, the CDO can guide employers to the right candidate for their organization.

Whether you are looking for a job or seeking employees, the CDO is here to help, so please don’t hesitate to reach out if the CDO can assist you in any way.

Upcoming Events

The CDO has several programs and recruiting events planned during the Spring Semster. Make sure to attend these not-to-be-missed events:

Jan 29 & 30: Spring Mock Interview Program (deadline to sign-up is Jan 22nd)
Feb 2 - 4 : Public Interst Week
Feb 6: Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)
Feb 16 - 18: Small & Midsize Firm Week
Feb 20: Small & Midsize Firm Open House

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