1L summer part time employment vs. Full-time?

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1L summer part time employment vs. Full-time?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:40 pm

This is probably a stupid question but does it makes any difference as far as experience goes whether I work part or full time? Do I need to put on my resume how many hours I worked per week?

For instance, I'm working at a small firm right now (getting actual experience researching, writing briefs, memos etc.). I don't mind it. Anyways for the past two weeks I was working 4 days per week, I was working 30 hours per week. The two other interns only work 3 days a week. Since this is an unpaid intership, I've recently decided to cut my hours down to 20 and maybe do something more productive one of my days off like take Spanish lessons.

Is it going to look bad if I only worked 20 hours a week in the summer?

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Re: 1L summer part time employment vs. Full-time?

Postby ajaxconstructions » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:47 pm

Don't list part time on your resume, but if future employers ask you about it don't lie. And yes, part time will look worse than full time.

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