1L I.P. Summer Job - Which is my best option?

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1L I.P. Summer Job - Which is my best option?

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:29 am

Which is the best, worst, and how far is the division between them? Talking primarily about how it will affect 2L hiring, and "prestige" I guess.

1. A research position with a professor, researching intellectual property
2. Externship at the USPTO
3. Externship at a Court of Appeals

Thank you for any advice. A few weeks ago I received an offer for a research position, and a USPTO offer is very likely. I mainly want to find out if I should try applying to more federal Court of Appeals (I think I might have a strong chance at one of them in particular, due to connections).

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