Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Employment Recruitment Services

Welcome Employers!

Thank you for your interest in recruiting students and alumni from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law. 

The Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD), is here to assist you with your recruiting needs. We invite you to post an employment opportunity and to participate in our On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program and learn more about the talented candidates at Thurgood Law. 

The OCPD manages its recruiting efforts through Symplicity. You can also use the forms provided below to participate in our programs.

  • Symplicity: Create an account or log in to post a job, sign up for OCI, or update your profile.

Virtual Jobs/Scholarships Bank

The Office hosts a virtual jobs/scholarships bank year-round for students and alumni. Posting a position or opportunity is a quick and direct way to reach quality candidates. For your convenience, we have provided a form that we ask you complete and return to careerservices@tmslaw.tsu.edu.

Post a Job

On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program

Each year legal employers representing law firms, corporations, courts, government agencies, and public interest organizations visit our campus to conduct interviews. This year, OCI will be virtual!

VIRTUAL Fall 2021 On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program

Session I

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - Friday, August 13, 2021

Registration is open NOW!

The Office of Career, Professional Development & Diversity Initiatives (OCPD) at Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) invites employers to participate in our VIRTUAL Fall 2021 On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program.

OCI Session I will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - Friday, August 13, 2021

Why Hire Thurgood?

The diversity, practical experience, extracurricular success, and professionalism of our students and alumni make them valuable assets to any organization.

Plus, you'll join other organizations who've already discovered and hired talented candidates from Thurgood Law. 

Why participate in Thurgood Marshall's On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program?

It's an easy and convenient way to conduct interviews with as many candidates as you would like in one format on a date of your choosing.

Important Dates:

  • Registration: June 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021
  • Student Bidding Period: July 1, 2021 - July 11, 2021
  • Employers Review Student Bids: July 12, 2021 - July 20, 2021
  • Deadline for Employers to Submit Selected Candidates: July 20, 2021
  • Student Accept/Decline Period: July 21, 2021 – July 23, 2021 
  • Interview Schedules Available for Employers & Students: July 26, 2021
  • Interview Dates: August 3, 2021 - August 13, 2021 

*Interviews are expected to be conducted virtually in accordance with University guidelines. 


Simply sign-up for a Symplicity account or sign-in to your Symplicity account here:   


After accessing your account, please follow these instructions:

  1. On the home screen, look for the “Shortcuts” menu on the right side of the page.

  2. Click “Submit Schedule Request”

  3. Then, you should see a menu regarding Schedule Requests where you simply select the session “VIRTUAL Fall 2021
    On-Campus Interview Program
    ,” or “Resume Collect” and then answer all required fields.

Resume Collect Option

The "Resume Collect" option allows employers to receive application materials and contact candidates directly to schedule interviews outside of the OCI dates.

If you have questions regarding registration or need any additional information, please contact Assistant Director
Kristen N. Taylor: kristen.taylor@tmslaw.tsu.edu

We look forward to working with you to meet your hiring needs!

Non-Discrimination Policy

Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age or disability in the administration of its academic or employment policies, or other school-administered rights, privileges, programs or activities.  Employers must agree to the Non-Discrimination Policy prior to using our services.  

We’re Here to Help

Employers may request our services by email, mail, fax, or telephone to any career services staff member. If you have questions regarding employment of our students or graduates, please contact the Career and Professional Development Teamat 713.313.7086 or tmslcareers@tsu.edu.

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