UG departmental honors on resume?

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JetsFan1990
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UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby JetsFan1990 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:41 pm

Should I include departmental honors in the UG part of my resume? Yes or No. Save the witty comments, please.

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby ringo » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:49 pm

Yes

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby LittleTree » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:04 pm

What if you haven't graduated yet but departmental honors are determined by GPA in the major and you're done with your major, you just simply haven't been given the award/degree yet.

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby LeDique » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:13 pm

LittleTree wrote:What if you haven't graduated yet but departmental honors are determined by GPA in the major and you're done with your major, you just simply haven't been given the award/degree yet.


Wut? gtfo the employment forum.

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby LittleTree » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:24 pm

LeDique wrote:
LittleTree wrote:What if you haven't graduated yet but departmental honors are determined by GPA in the major and you're done with your major, you just simply haven't been given the award/degree yet.


Wut? gtfo the employment forum.


Damnit, I'm sorry. I didn't look and thought OP was referring to a 0L resume. My bad.

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby ggocat » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:35 pm

Yes, it's acceptable -- whether it's wise to do so probably depends on other factors, such as how far removed from UG you are, what exactly the honor is, what if anything you have to cut from the resume to make space, what job you're applying for, etc.

For example, I kept a few UG honors/awards on the resume throughout law school even though I had a few years of experience between the two. But now that I'm a few years out of law school, I removed all UG stuff except name of school, degree, date, latin honors, major, and gpa.
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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby breadbucket » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:37 pm

LittleTree wrote:What if you haven't graduated yet but departmental honors are determined by GPA in the major and you're done with your major, you just simply haven't been given the award/degree yet.


Unless you are going to blow your last semester on an epic run of hookers and cocaine, then you can safely put it on there. It might behoove you to put expected, or something similar, to indicate you are on track for such and such a thing. Think about it, you are putting your degree(s) down, do you have that/those yet?

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby JetsFan1990 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:46 pm

ggocat wrote:Yes, it's acceptable -- whether it's wise to do so probably depends on other factors, such as how far removed from UG you are, what exactly the honor is, what if anything you have to cut from the resume to make space, what job you're applying for, etc.

For example, I kept a few UG honors/awards on the resume throughout law school even though I had a few years of experience between the two. But now that I'm a few years out of law school, I removed all UG stuff except name of school, degree, date, latin honors, major, and gpa.


K-JD, general departmental honors, I'm not cutting anything from my resume to add this, and for general OCI purposes. With this being said, I think it makes sense to put it on there, but I just wanted some clarification from others. Thanks.

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Re: UG departmental honors on resume?

Postby LiberalLaw » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:49 pm

JetsFan1990 wrote:Should I include departmental honors in the UG part of my resume? Yes or No. Save the witty comments, please.



Yes.




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