What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

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Mr.Throwback
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What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby Mr.Throwback » Tue May 21, 2013 12:06 am

Your resume is obviously a huge factor when seeking employment in the summer after 1L. What would you currents students say, from experience, makes up a solid resume as a 1L? There will obviously be students who have either no work experience at all or no legal experience. How do employers look at this?

Thanks!

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Bronck
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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby Bronck » Tue May 21, 2013 12:14 am

It depends...

are you interested in PI? Then work experience that demonstrates an interest in Field Z is important (and perhaps even necessary ITE).

Are you interested in big law? Things like prior work in finance can help at OCI.

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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby westphillybandr » Tue May 21, 2013 12:21 am

Prestigious jobs in competitive industries.

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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby Mr.Throwback » Tue May 21, 2013 12:23 am

Eh I have a few internships. One with the detective squad of the nypd and another at a medical center.

Ive been working full time at an insurance agency (nothing special) for the past 5 months.

How relevant is this?
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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby Mr.Throwback » Tue May 21, 2013 12:24 am

Bronck wrote:It depends...

are you interested in PI? Then work experience that demonstrates an interest in Field Z is important (and perhaps even necessary ITE).

Are you interested in big law? Things like prior work in finance can help at OCI.



Can't really say yet. Leaning towards multiple concentrations (family/employment).

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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby westphillybandr » Tue May 21, 2013 12:32 am

Mr.Throwback wrote:Eh I have a few internships. One with the detective squad of the nypd and another at a medical center.

Ive been working full time at an insurance agency (nothing special) for the past 5 months.

How relevant is this?

Relevant to what bro? Getting a job? Maybe. Maybe not.

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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby Nelson » Tue May 21, 2013 12:37 am

Work experience is what you spin it as.

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Re: What would you say is a solid resume upon entering as a 1L?

Postby Mr.Throwback » Tue May 21, 2013 12:37 am

westphillybandr wrote:
Mr.Throwback wrote:Eh I have a few internships. One with the detective squad of the nypd and another at a medical center.

Ive been working full time at an insurance agency (nothing special) for the past 5 months.

How relevant is this?

Relevant to what bro? Getting a job? Maybe. Maybe not.



Landing a 1L summer job I suppose. The resume being secondary to grades of course.




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