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Before I was offered a clerkship from the judge I was working for I had started preparing materials to go through the process through OSCAR. I asked several professors for letters, all of whom wrote them on my behalf and submitted them to my career services office for whenever I was ready to apply. The question I have is it appropriate for me to share that I was offered the clerkship with professors who wrote my recommendation letters to clerk even though I have not formally accepted it yet? I didn't end up using their rec letters, but all of them had asked me to keep them posted on my progress with applications. I am otherwise trying to keep this to myself since it is not a done deal, but I didn't know if telling the professors (or anyone for that matter) was acceptable. Would love to hear your thoughts! Thank you!
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It may be useful for your applications, especially if you are applying to a different level court, and especially if the next clerkship would be after the already-offered one. But to put it on a resume or anything I think you need to accept it first.
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