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Hours:
M-F 8am-5pm

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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Meet the Staff CDO Past Events

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

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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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 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 27 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and will be held as an online virtual meeting.

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 will connect with students online via videoconference and share information on their organization and its hiring needs. Remember to dress professionally!

  • What: Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)
  • When: Friday, January 29, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
  • Where: Virtual (Online only)
A list of participating GPITT employers will be available in Symplicity under the “Events” tab. Please log into your Symplicity account, select the Events tab, choose “2021 Government & Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)” from the “Career Fairs” drop down box, and click on the Search tab. Keep in mind that you should check Symplicity frequently during the two-weeks leading up to the GPITT as employers will continue to be added as they register.

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.

How to RSVP for the GPITT:

  1. Log in to the UHLC Symplicity site. Reminder: Your user name is your complete email address.
  2. Expand the “Events” menu on the left-hand side of the screen by clicking on the down arrow.
  3. Select “Career Fairs.”
  4. Select “2021 Government & Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)” under “Upcoming” fairs.
  5. Click the “Attend” button on the top right-hand menu.
  6. Choose the resume you want to be uploaded for the fair.
  7. Click the “Save” button.