Include M.S. Coursework on Resume?

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Include M.S. Coursework on Resume?

Postby SDviaVA » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:29 am

I completed two semesters of a Masters Degree in Biology, cell and molecular concentration, prior to law school. Biotech major undergrad. During the M.S., I discovered that biology wasn't what I wanted to do, and I didn't finish. I went on to attend law school instead.

The 2 years of legal experience I have since law school, after a judicial clerkship, has been in commercial litigation, PI litigation and bankruptcy. I am starting a job search for an position closer to home. I am aiming for a commercial litigation position, possibly corporate law.

Should I include "Coursework towards M.S. in Biology" on my resume or leave it off?


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Re: Include M.S. Coursework on Resume?

Postby eyeofvigilence » Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:10 am

Ehh. Only if you're applying to IP type jobs. It's really irrelevant to corporate work. I'd leave it off.

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