Resume - List offer from 1L SA?

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Resume - List offer from 1L SA?

Postby BPD » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:44 pm

OCS resume guidelines from my school suggest that we write "offer extended for summer 2012" or "permanent offer extended" next to a 1L summer associate position if either situation applies. I'm not sure about that advice - wouldn't it be off-putting for another firm to read that during an interview? Although I can see how mentioning an offer on your resume helps you to avoid coming across as boastful by throwing that fact into the middle of a conversation about your summer job. Thoughts? Or advice for how (or if) to mention the offer during an OCI interview?

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Re: Resume - List offer from 1L SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:31 pm

This thread is relevant to my interests. It seems as though the presence of a summer associate's position on a resume at all is significant evidence of an offer, so I could understand not wanting to explicitly specify that in a way that comes off as arrogant. But under no circumstances do I want to give firms the impression that I failed to pull an offer out of the 1L SA pozish. Maybe best to just make sure you work it into conversation? Thought? Experiences?


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Re: Resume - List offer from 1L SA?

Postby Aqualibrium » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:42 pm

From my experience, there is no reason to put that on your resume. Every interview I had asked about my time at my previous firm and whether or not I'd been extended an offer to come back.

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