dual degrees-worth it?

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thuggishruggishbone
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dual degrees-worth it?

Postby thuggishruggishbone » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:45 pm

I'm considering doing a joint JD/MPP to try to land a gig in the State Dept. Good idea?

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jonas
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Re: dual degrees-worth it?

Postby jonas » Sat Jun 26, 2010 4:35 am

What school(s)?

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Re: dual degrees-worth it?

Postby hithere » Sat Jun 26, 2010 4:31 pm

might be a good idea--govt. jobs are hard to get

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Re: dual degrees-worth it?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:09 am

jonas wrote:What school(s)?


georgetown

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Re: dual degrees-worth it?

Postby TheTopBloke » Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:13 am

No.

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Re: dual degrees-worth it?

Postby sp003k » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:24 am

I share a similar interest (and have similar questions regarding benefit of dual degree). I have come down against a masters (for the moment). I have started to think a bit more about an LLM (both Gtown and NYU have programs which seem to place well into State Department Legal Advisor, USTR or other such organizations). Fellows at the IILJ (NYU) and IIEL (Gtown) are generally high caliber law students, who may have been able to achieve those jobs independently of the LLM so that is something to think about as well.




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