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39 LEADING FIRMS AND COMPANIES PARTICIPATE IN ON-CAMPUS STUDENT INTERVIEWs

South Texas College of Law Houston’s Career Resource Center (CRC) hosted 39 employers last week to conduct on-campus student interviews and collect resumes.

Over a two-week application period, nearly 800 students applied to be considered for the 2023 summer associate and summer intern positions that, in many cases, lead to job offers when students near graduation.

Shantal Formia, J.D., interim senior director for the CRC, noted that the law school has not been able to host a fully in-person interview program since the Covid shutdown in spring 2020.

“We were thrilled to see the area filled, once again, with students in their best suits, waiting to talk with representatives of exceptional employers,” Formia said.

Fifty-six practitioners — many of whom are South Texas Law alumni — conducted 337 unique interviews this
week.

The CRC will hold the next round of on-campus student interviews in September. Interested firms can sign-up for the September sessions here.

Several employers had positive things to say about recruiting students from South Texas Law.

Ray Kutch ’09

Thompson Coe

“I know the caliber and determination of the students here. I know the value of the instruction and the professional preparation.” 

Assumpta Iheaso ’20

Thompson Coe

“The exceptional caliber of people that South Texas produces, especially with regard to advocacy. They make strong litigators, and that’s important to our goals.” 

Alyssa Henke 

Recruiter, Jackson Walker

“South Texas College of Law people are great, and they bring with them a willingness to help out. Also, they are a great cultural fit with our firm. Also, the staff and faculty here make connecting easy.” 

Participating firms

Andrews Myers, P.C.
BakerHostetler LLP
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
BDO USA, LLP
Bracewell LLP
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry
Cokinos |Young
Crady Jewett McCulley & Houren LLP
Fee Smith & Sharp LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP
Foster LLP
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Germer PLLC
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Hirsch & Westheimer, P.C.
Holland & Knight LLP
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Husch Blackwell LLP
Jackson Walker LLP
Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Locke Lord LLP
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
MehaffyWeber PC
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
Norton Rose Fulbright
Patterson + Sheridan, LLP
Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Polsinelli PC
Porter Hedges LLP
Seward & Kissle LLP
Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons LLP
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP