Does a background test typically include a drug test?

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Does a background test typically include a drug test?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:34 am

I signed an offer letter for a 1L SA position at a large NYC firm last week. It said there would be contingent upon a background check. I smoke weed about once or twice a month, is this anything to worry about?

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Re: Does a background test typically include a drug test?

Postby boxie » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:23 am

No. A background check means they will run your name through a criminal database and *maybe* pull a credit report. Very few firms drug test even for full-time hires, let alone 1l summers.



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