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Public Interest Law Week
This week's programs are a must for any student interested in a public interest internship and/or career! The series includes panels featuring attorneys from government agencies and non-profit organizations discussing what they do and how you can become an intern and pursue a public interest career. Panels are scheduled for Wednesday, January 25 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and will be held as online virtual meetings.
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 internships and other employment opportunities.
During the event, non-profit organizations and government agencies will connect with students online via videoconference (Thursday) or in-person (Friday) and share information on their organizations and their hiring needs. Remember to dress professionally!
A list of participating GPITT employers for each session is available in Symplicity under Events > Career Fairs. This list will update as employers register.
The virtual event on Thursday will be held in Flo Recruit. Students will register and sign-up for 15-minute time slots. You will need to upload your resume when you sign up. Registration opens on Monday, January 23, at 8:00 am and continues until Thursday, January 26, at 3:30 pm. Students must register and sign up by the deadline. A registration link and additional information will be available in Symplicity under Events > Career Fairs > 2023 UHLC Virtual Government & Public Interest Table Talk (Virtual Table Talk).
The in-person event on Friday will be held in the Foundation Room at the John M. O’Quinn Law Building on the UH campus. Students can RSVP to attend the in-person event by logging in to Symplicity and going to Events > Career Fairs > 2023 UHLC Virtual Government & Public Interest Table Talk (In-Person Table Talk).
For additional information about the GPITT, UHLC students and recent graduates should contact their UHLC career counselor.
After the GPITT, employers may follow up with students/graduates regarding specific positions.
In addition to possibly securing employment, the GPITT is a great opportunity for UHLC students/graduates to network with a variety of local members of the bar and begin cultivating their professional network.
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