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K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:57 pm

One of the jobs is cool but does not require explanation. So I guess I could toss it under "interests/other info." I'm curious what other K-JD's did.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:One of the jobs is cool but does not require explanation. So I guess I could toss it under "interests/other info." I'm curious what other K-JD's did.



Work experience gets you a job. Why would you remove all indications that you have work experience? That would be dumb.

For reference: I am a 1L K-JD with an SA who worked through college.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Detrox » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:33 pm

Keep anything relevant, just don't go over a page. I still have one of my college summer jobs on my resume for a multitude of reasons.
Rising 3L K-JD summering at V20.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby rad lulz » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:42 pm

Woooow this question is ridiculous. Your K-JD is really showing.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby rayiner » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:44 pm

No reason to take cool college summer jobs off resume. I've got two years of WE plus 2L SA and still have my college summer job on my resume.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:45 pm

wtf is a K-JD

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:56 pm

Wow I should back up.

On my resume I have 3 internships including this summer.

IN ADDITION

I worked part-time during the school year to help pay for college. I also worked in high school doing something interesting.

I'm wondering whether these two experiences are appropriately placed under "experiences." I agree a college job is recent experience for a K-JD, but it is uninteresting. And the high school is interesting but it was high school.

Thank you K-JDs for your help.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Peg » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:52 pm

I would be worried if I had room for my high school jobs on my resume.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:55 pm

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Nova » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:wtf is a K-JD


Kindergarden through Juris Doctorate with no breaks. Basically implying one has never held a real job, and instead went to school for 20 years straight.

Anonymous User wrote:Wow I should back up.

On my resume I have 3 internships including this summer.

IN ADDITION

I worked part-time during the school year to help pay for college. I also worked in high school doing something interesting.

I'm wondering whether these two experiences are appropriately placed under "experiences." I agree a college job is recent experience for a K-JD, but it is uninteresting. And the high school is interesting but it was high school.

Thank you K-JDs for your help.


I would put it all on your resume, excluding the HS WE. What you did as a teenager before your 7 years of college seems irrelevent. However, I woulnt mind hearing what the job was...since you are already posting anonymously....

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:06 pm

teaching classical violin

edit - that is not the job exactly but is related. my job was cooler

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby top30man » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:teaching classical violin

edit - that is not the job exactly but is related. my job was cooler

This edit makes it deliciously mysterious.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby SchopenhauerFTW » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:36 pm

top30man wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:teaching classical violin

edit - that is not the job exactly but is related. my job was cooler

This edit makes it deliciously mysterious.

Poster was obviously an assassin.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Kikero » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:40 pm

SchopenhauerFTW wrote:
top30man wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:teaching classical violin

edit - that is not the job exactly but is related. my job was cooler

This edit makes it deliciously mysterious.

Poster was obviously an assassin.


Right, classical violin gives him a plausible excuse for carrying around a tommy gun violin case.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby acrossthelake » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:47 pm

If you do something related still, then you might consider putting it down in the interests section. A lot of interviewers will ask about it, and when you talk about it you can slip in that you *used to do this really cool job in high school*, but have focused on other things since then so now you just do *this related thing*. If you don't do anything related anymore, I'd leave it off.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby timbs4339 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:12 am

A friend worked as a janitor during college and ended up at a stuffy V10. Anecdotal evidence is anecdotal, but if you have nothing else on there like most of us K-JDs I can't think of a reason not to leave it on. Partners and associates are people too and a lot of them will have worked McJobs.

If it makes them remember there was something interesting about you it can only help. They see a ton of people a day and are looking for those that stand out.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:00 am

Hopefully partners have a keen interest in HDMI cables so my BIGRETAIL experience can pay off.

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Re: K-JD - Take high school / college jobs off resume?

Postby Reprisal » Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:11 am

Nova wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:wtf is a K-JD


Kindergarden through Juris Doctorate with no breaks. Basically implying one has never held a real job, and instead went to school for 20 years straight.


I thought it meant Contract Attorney for a firm's short term needs?




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