Career Planning: An Introduction to OPIA and OCS
October 2, 2018
Listen to the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for an introduction to our offices. Hear from OPIA and OCS staff and learn about career paths and hiring processes in the public and private sectors for J.D. students.
Fatma and Bryn have long wanted to have children, and, after administrators at a Fort Worth-based USCCB affiliate invited Fatma to visit and learn about the affiliate’s work with unaccompanied refugee children, decided they wanted to become foster parents for a refugee child and asked to start the licensing process. However, when in their first interview they revealed that they were a married same-sex couple, the affiliate’s Director of International Foster Care informed them that they would not be permitted to apply to be foster parents because their family structure did not “mirror the Holy Family.”
The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform
January 19, 2017
How we treat citizens who make mistakes (even serious mistakes), pay their debt to society, and deserve a second chance reflects who we are as a people and reveals a lot about our character and commitment to our founding principles. And how we police our communities and the kinds of problems we ask our criminal justice system to solve can have a profound impact on the extent of trust in law enforcement and significant implications for public safety.
1L Career Orientation
September 29, 2016
Listen to the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for an introduction to our offices. Meet staff from OPIA and OCS and learn about career paths and hiring processes in the public and private sectors for JD students.
OCS/OPIA Cover Letter Workshop (Video)
February 22, 2011
OCS’s Yih-hsien Shen and OPIA’s Catherine Pattanayak cover the fundamentals of effective cover letter writing and editing in this workshop.
OCS/OPIA Resume Workshop (Video)
February 22, 2011
OCS’s Yih-hsien Shen and OPIA’s Catherine Pattanayak cover the fundamentals of effective resume writing and editing in this workshop. For students interested in resumes aimed…