Switching department areas before starting?

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Switching department areas before starting?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:16 pm

I'm starting at an NYC firm this September, V20, big corp and lit departments. I am currently slated to start as a lit associate, but am seriously considering switching to Corp before I start.

Anybody have any experience with this? I know a few Corp partners pretty well and worked in both departments over the summer.

Thanks.

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Re: Switching department areas before starting?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:44 pm

at my v20 i know associates who switched between corp and lit after a year or so. so this kind of thing is not unheard of. and i would think switching in your position would be much easier, and more preferable, since you haven't laid any groundwork yet. i would talk to recruiting about it. this is probably not the first time dealing with this thing for them so they should have at least some type of protocol on how to deal with it.

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Re: Switching department areas before starting?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:55 pm

I just did it, it was NBD. Just talk to your recruiter. They should let you switch long as Corp isn't oversubscribed.

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Re: Switching department areas before starting?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:18 pm

Anybody else have any advice or experience with this?




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