How/whether to include job you just started on your resume

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How/whether to include job you just started on your resume

Postby Meisterstuck12345 » Sat Jan 17, 2015 7:52 pm

I'm a 4-year dual degree student with 2 1L summers. I'm about to send out some more applications for summer-2015 jobs, and I just started an externship with a federal district court judge. I've been on the job one day and am wondering whether I should include the externship in my resume or just discuss it in my cover letter? If I include it in my resume, how should I describe it? Just list the one assignment I've been given thus far, or write what I anticipate doing?

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Re: How/whether to include job you just started on your resume

Postby BVest » Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:49 pm

Meisterstuck12345 wrote:I'm a 4-year dual degree student with 2 1L summers. I'm about to send out some more applications for summer-2015 jobs, and I just started an externship with a federal district court judge. I've been on the job one day and am wondering whether I should include the externship in my resume or just discuss it in my cover letter? If I include it in my resume, how should I describe it? Just list the one assignment I've been given thus far, or write what I anticipate doing?


Yes, include it, but if you just started (or haven't started yet), you just include the position and omit the description.




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