OSCAR Judges Listing Multiple, Separate Positions

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I'm_All_In

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OSCAR Judges Listing Multiple, Separate Positions

Postby I'm_All_In » Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:16 am

I've tried to peruse the forum board to find the answer to this question, but when a judge posts multiple, separate positions for a single year (i.e., June 2017 and a separate one for August 2017), do I have to finalize two separate applications to be considered for both positions? My guy is telling me: "c'mon dude, the judge posted 2 separate positions for a reason...." However, what actually happens in practice? Does the law clerk/judge view the two accounts separately and consider you for only the exact timeframe you've applied for? Or if they like you enough to call you in for an interview, will they consider you for both spots, which only have a one-month start date difference?

If I'm ever fortunate to land an interview, could I let them know verbally that I would like to be considered for both start dates? Is this acceptable, or would they respond, "well, to be fair to other applicants who did utilize 2 of their 100 OSCAR spots, we can only consider you for the term you actually applied for."

Only reason this matters is because OSCAR limits you to 100 total online applications and applying to the same judge for 2 positions means I've already used 2 out of 100 spots. A possible solution could be creating just one application for just one position, but writing in my cover letter that I would like to be considered for both 2017 positions? Thanks in advance.

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Re: OSCAR Judges Listing Multiple, Separate Positions

Postby Laser Lady » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:41 pm

I'm_All_In wrote:A possible solution could be creating just one application for just one position, but writing in my cover letter that I would like to be considered for both 2017 positions? Thanks in advance.


That's what I would do.

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Re: OSCAR Judges Listing Multiple, Separate Positions

Postby emkay625 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:21 pm

Since every judge is different, this is going to be impossible to know for sure. But my guess is 90% of judges (probably even more) will consider you for either spot.



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