Multi-page resume for clerkships

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Multi-page resume for clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:24 pm

It's like 1 and a half pages, but all legal stuff. Should I shrink it down to 1?

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Re: Multi-page resume for clerkships

Postby thesealocust » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:48 pm

Yes.

It is very, very close to never appropriate to go over 1 page. Judges might care less than private sector employees, but you just look like a blowhard. Even people with a decade of experience can generally compress into 1 page.

The potential exception would be if you are so well published that you bleed over due to an extensive list of publications.

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Re: Multi-page resume for clerkships

Postby gyarados » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:57 pm

thesealocust wrote:Yes.

It is very, very close to never appropriate to go over 1 page. Judges might care less than private sector employees, but you just look like a blowhard. Even people with a decade of experience can generally compress into 1 page.

The potential exception would be if you are so well published that you bleed over due to an extensive list of publications.

Even then I think the standard is to have a normal one page resume and another page with all of your publications on it.




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