Grammar-- Resume

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BCLS
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Grammar-- Resume

Postby BCLS » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:45 pm

Hi guys,

Quick question. On my resume, I have listed two divisions that I work in-- Administrative law and criminal law. Should it say "Intern with Criminal and Administrative Law Division"-- OR "Intern with Criminal and Administrative Law Divisions" Thanks!

mh013
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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby mh013 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:47 pm

If they are two different divisions, then use DIVISIONS.
If it is one division that contains both types of law (which it doesn't sound like it is), then use DIVISION.

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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby J90 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:48 pm

BCLS wrote:Hi guys,

Quick question. On my resume, I have listed two divisions that I work in-- Administrative law and criminal law. Should it say "Intern with Criminal and Administrative Law Division"-- OR "Intern with Criminal and Administrative Law Divisions" Thanks!


Divisions. Otherwise they'll assume the title of the division is "Criminal and Administrative Law." You worked in two, so pluralize it.

Might also be worth it to just put "Intern with Criminal Division and Administrative Law Division" if division is part of the full title as you refer to it during work.

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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby AVBucks4239 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:34 pm

Divisions.

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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby omg clay aiken ! » Thu Apr 11, 2013 3:37 pm

lose the capitalization too

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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Apr 11, 2013 3:45 pm

omg clay aiken ! wrote:lose the capitalization too

No.

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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby kalvano » Thu Apr 11, 2013 3:51 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
omg clay aiken ! wrote:lose the capitalization too

No.



Only keep it if it is the specific name of a division within where he was working. So Dallas County Legal Department, Administrative Division. If it's just some generic group of wherever the job is, then it's not capitalized.

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Re: Grammar-- Resume

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Apr 11, 2013 3:52 pm

kalvano wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
omg clay aiken ! wrote:lose the capitalization too

No.



Only keep it if it is the specific name of a division within where he was working. So Dallas County Legal Department, Administrative Division. If it's just some generic group of wherever the job is, then it's not capitalized.

True, I assumed the former the way the OP wrote it.




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