What to wear for an RA interview?

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What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 31, 2012 7:47 pm

I have an upcoming interview for a summer research assistant gig. For the most part I'm definitely dressing up, but I'm wondering whether or not I should wear the jacket part of my suit. It's going to be relatively hot, and the interview is on a Friday.

Should I still wear a full suit?

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Re: What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby clone22 » Thu May 31, 2012 7:50 pm

I walked in with a 'sexytime' tshirt and ripped cargo shorts (totally forgot that I had an interview that day and didn't have time to go home and change). Walked out with a summer job. YMMV. These aren't exactly SA positions for big law, although if that professor is known to wear suit to class every day, dressing likewise might be a good idea.

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Re: What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby Detrox » Thu May 31, 2012 9:05 pm

Biz Cazh.

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Re: What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby Judge Philip Banks » Thu May 31, 2012 10:12 pm

Full suit. Won't hurt to wear one, but might to not wear one. If it ends up being too much, you can always take it off during the interview.

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Re: What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby Ozymandias » Thu May 31, 2012 10:23 pm

Wear a suit.

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Re: What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby mrloblaw » Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:25 am

Judge Philip Banks wrote:Full suit. Won't hurt to wear one, but might to not wear one. If it ends up being too much, you can always take it off during the interview.


He said RA, not exotic dancer.


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Re: What to wear for an RA interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:17 pm

Update: A suit was the right choice for the interview, although I'm now sweaty and gross. Got the job though. Thanks folks.




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