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RA given credit on published articles

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:31 pm

If you are an RA and were given credit for articles you helped get published, does this go anywhere on your resume?

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If you are an RA and were given credit for articles you helped get published, does this go anywhere on your resume?

Are you a named author? (I'm not talking about "Thanks to these poor schmucks who slaved away" in a footnote.)

If Y: Put it on resume with full cite (including your professor's name with yours)
If N: Put on resume that you were an RA, but do not put that you were published; because you weren't.

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:03 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:If you are an RA and were given credit for articles you helped get published, does this go anywhere on your resume?

Are you a named author? (I'm not talking about "Thanks to these poor schmucks who slaved away" in a footnote.)

If Y: Put it on resume with full cite (including your professor's name with yours)
If N: Put on resume that you were an RA, but do not put that you were published; because you weren't.


In a LR article, im just in a footnote, and i know that doesnt go anywhere. But what i'm talking about is a monthly column in a law journal. I help write/edit them, and at the end of each column I am mentioned as assisting in publication of the column. I don't think this means I am published or an author, I guess i can just mention it in the description of my RA position. I guess this was a dumb question, haha.

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby cantaboot » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:17 pm

put publication assistant and perhaps a few words on the duties.

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:24 pm

I think mentioning your role as RA in the firm's biography is sufficient. I see some attorneys mention the book written by their professors .... etc.

do you think this is excessive and looks like the student /graduate is trying to take credit?

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby lobolawyer » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:31 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:If you are an RA and were given credit for articles you helped get published, does this go anywhere on your resume?

Are you a named author? (I'm not talking about "Thanks to these poor schmucks who slaved away" in a footnote.)

If Y: Put it on resume with full cite (including your professor's name with yours)
If N: Put on resume that you were an RA, but do not put that you were published; because you weren't.


I almost shot milk from my nose laughing when I read this. /s/ a poor schmuck.

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby Geist13 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:04 pm

Only put it if its something that was actually published (basically by a law review or other school journal) AND you share authorship with the professor in the publication, e.g. David Smith & Frank Jackson, This Article Totally Blows, 45 Harv. L. Rev. 1900 (2012).

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Re: RA given credit on published articles

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:45 pm

Yes. Put the cite to it under the title, e.g., "RA for Prof. Dude. Conducted research for Prof. Dude's article, Title, Cite."




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