How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

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How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:16 am

i.e. Will PI employers care if I take a generic PR class over "PR in the Criminal Law" or "PR in Public Interest Practice"? I can take one of the latter two, but the time slots for both are awful. Just wondering if the marginal benefits might be worth it.

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Re: How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby blueapple » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:46 am

Anonymous User wrote:i.e. Will PI employers care if I take a generic PR class over "PR in the Criminal Law" or "PR in Public Interest Practice"? I can take one of the latter two, but the time slots for both are awful. Just wondering if the marginal benefits might be worth it.


It won't matter.
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Re: How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby grixxlybear99 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:48 am

Highly. Ive been asked about this in every interview Ive ever had. /thread

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Re: How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:01 am

grixxlybear99 wrote:Highly. Ive been asked about this in every interview Ive ever had. /thread

Lol.

No, they won't care.

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Re: How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby Fireworks2016 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:33 am

Of all the things that don't matter, this might not matter the most

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Re: How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:55 am

OP here

Thank you. That's what I thought. I've just heard several hiring directors say they look closely at course selection and wondered if maybe PR courses were some secret litmus test.

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Re: How important are specialized Professional Responsibility classes to public interest employers?

Postby Barrred » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here

Thank you. That's what I thought. I've just heard several hiring directors say they look closely at course selection and wondered if maybe PR courses were some secret litmus test.


What they mean is that they don't want to see you taking entirely business-law classes.



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