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Houston, Texas 77204-6054
Phone: 713-743-2090
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Public Interest Law Week & Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)

Public Interest Law Week

This week’s programs are a must for any student interested in a public interest internship and/or career! The week long series include:

  • February 1- GPITT and UHLC Summer Public Interest Fellowship Information Session–Learn about how to prepare for the GPITT and apply for a Summer Public Interest Fellowship. 
  • February 2- Working for the Government – Local agencies talk about what they do and how you can become an intern.
  • February 3- Working for a Non-Profit Organization – Hear from local attorneys working in non-profit organizations and what you can do as an intern.

Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)

Culminating after the Public Interest Law Week series of career panels discussing the advantages and challenges of practicing in the public sector, the Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT) gives students the opportunity to meet with public interest employers and discuss internship opportunities for the upcoming summer or academic year.

During the event, local non-profit organizations and government agencies set up tables at the Student Center on main campus and share information on their organization and its hiring needs. Remember to dress professionally and bring extra copies of your resume!

Click here for more detailed information on how to prepare for GPITT.

  • What: Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)
  • When: Friday, February 5, 2016
  • Time: 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
  • Where: University Student Center-Houston Room 220

For a complete list of employers who attended the 2015 GPITT, click here.

*Watch the Weekly Digest for updates on Public Interest Law Week panel topics and guest speakers closer to the start date.