College of Law

Employers

UT Law

Forms
On-Campus Interview Request
Résumé Forwarding
Position Listing

NOTE
Fall 2017 On-Campus Interviews for 2Ls and 3Ls begin on August 16.

 

UT Law has been educating lawyers for 125 years. With around 450 students, we’re a small law school, but we enjoy all the benefits of being located on the campus of a large, comprehensive research institution—the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. View class profiles. 

At the college, students receive training in substantive law, procedure, ethics and professionalism, and lawyer skills, with particular emphasis on analysis and reasoning, problem solving, research, writing, advocacy, dispute resolution, and business transactions. The curriculum combines theory in the classroom with supervised legal practice in the field. Our students select from more than eighty upper-division courses and can choose to focus their studies in one of two optional concentrations: business transactions or advocacy and dispute resolution. Learn more about UT Law.

Choose your recruiting methods

Employers may select the recruiting method that meets their needs, timetable, and recruiting budget. Contact Joe Christian, employer relations and recruitment coordinator, at 865-974-4349 or christian@utk.edu to individualize your recruiting relationship with students and graduates of the College of Law. Download our recruiting brochure.

On-campus interviews

The College of Law invites employers to visit our campus each fall and spring to interview top-notch students. The fall season typically begins in mid-August and continues through mid-November. The spring on-campus interviewing season typically begins in mid-February and continues through April. Interested? Complete our On-Campus Interview Request Form.

Resume collection and forwarding

If your schedule will not permit an on-campus visit, the Career Center is happy to collect and forward the application materials of students interested in employment with your organization. This service allows employers to receive materials in one convenient packet by a given deadline. Interested? Complete our Résumé Forwarding Form.

Job Postings for students and alumni

Another recruitment option for busy employers is our job listing service. Students and attorneys can access information about open positions through a password-protected website and respond directly to the employer. Interested? You may either create your listing in Symplicity or complete our Position Listing Form.

Off-campus job fairs

Each year students have the opportunity to interview with employers at several off-campus recruiting events in Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, and Washington, DC. Please contact Career Services if your organization would like more information about any of these events. Learn more.

Videoconference interviews

Videoconferencing services are provided by the university’s Career Services office. We can collect application materials for you, mail them in one convenient packet, and your hiring committee can select only the students they wish to interview. If you are interested in this option, we ask that you allow at least four weeks to make all arrangements.

Understand our policies

Non-Discrimination Policy

UT Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and subscribes to its policy of providing students and graduates with equal opportunity to obtain employment without discrimination or segregation on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap or disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Career Center assistance and facilities are open only to those employers whose practices are in agreement with this policy. By using our assistance and/or facilities, your organization acknowledges that you observe the principles of equal opportunity contained in the College of Law’s non-discrimination statement. If your organization cannot provide an affirmative indication of compliance, please tell us why or submit your organization’s non-discrimination policy.

Volunteer internships

Students and private-sector employers should be aware of federal regulations that apply federal wage and hour laws to internships. View the United States Department of Labor fact sheet on volunteer internships (PDF).

NALP Principals and Standards

NALP’s principles and standards are guidelines that offer an ethical framework for all participants in law student recruiting. They guide the timing of responses to offers and set forth the obligations of all participants in the recruiting process.

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