Career Development Office

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


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.


Public Interest Law Career Fair: January 31 – February 1, 2019

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 Bill Powers of the CDO for more information.

To register please visit:

JULY 2019

CLI Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair: July 29, 2019

Where: Denver, Colorado
Cost: Transportation to Denver/lodging/meals

Hosted by Center for Legal Inclusiveness. The Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF) is an excellent forum for legal employers, law students and law school graduates to meet and discuss employment options with the goal of expanding opportunities and assisting the legal profession in fulfilling its commitment to diversity.

To register please visit: Rocky Mountain Legal Diversity Career Fair

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair:TBA

Where: Georgia State University College of Law, 33 Gilmer Street SE Atlanta, Georgia.
Cost: Transportation to Chicago/lodging/meals/registration cost

Hosted by Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. Employers from across the southeast United States interview rising 2Ls, 3Ls, and recent graduates interested in intellectual property law (IP) for summer associate and associate positions.

Registration: TBA

For more information please visit: Student Participant Information

Chicago Patent Law Interview Program:TBA

Where: Embassy Suites, Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
Cost: Transportation to Chicago/lodging/meals/registration cost
Registration: TBA

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.

Sunbelt Minority Job Fair: July 2019

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.


Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference: August 7-9, 2019

Where: Philadelphia, PA.
Cost: Transportation to Philadelphia/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.


Equal Justice Works Career Fair & Conference:TBA

Where: Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 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.