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Gatorlaw

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State Attorney's Office vs. Paid Small Firm Position
« on: January 12, 2008, 04:23:04 PM »
what is better work experience on a resume - unpaid State Attorneys office internship or paid position at a small (3-7) attorney firm?

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Re: State Attorney's Office vs. Paid Small Firm Position
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2008, 05:07:16 PM »
I don't think you can go wrong with either. Do you have offers from both?
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Re: State Attorney's Office vs. Paid Small Firm Position
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2008, 05:02:21 PM »
I'm curious about this as well.  Except substitute small firm for an in-house gig for a fairly large Silicon Valley company.  Any thoughts?

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Re: State Attorney's Office vs. Paid Small Firm Position
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2008, 04:18:31 PM »
what is better work experience on a resume - unpaid State Attorneys office internship or paid position at a small (3-7) attorney firm?

states attorneys office is way better than small firm.  not even close.  you can get work study or credit for the state attorney job so don't fret about losing the salary.  anyway, how much is a small firm going to pay anyway?  not worth it when state attorney will be so much better on your resume.