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DOE Current Address: 344 Whitney Avenue P New Haven, CT 06511 P (203) 865-8000 P law.student yale.edu Permanent Address: 40 West 72nd Street P New York, NY 10023 P (212) 555-1212 P lstudent aol.com EDUCATION YALE LAW SCHOOL, New Haven, Connecticut Candidate for J.D., June 2016 Activities: Yale Journal of International Law Black Law Students’ Association BROWN UNIVERSITY, Providence, Rhode Island A.B., summa cum laude, International Relations, May 2012 Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Activities: Brown Daily Herald, Staff Writer Brown Community Outreach Program, Volunteer Women’s Soccer Team, Captain COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY REID HALL PROGRAM, Paris, France Junior Year Abroad 2009-10 Completed courses in French language and culture in cooperation with the University of Paris.. Sincerely, Stanley Student Stanley Student Yale Law Scho o l Career Develo pment Office 72 SAMPLE RESUME 9: SECOND-YEAR JOINT DEGREE STUDENT (Font: Times New Roman, 11pt) Stanley Student 101 Colony Road New Haven, CT 06511 (203) 555-0829 stanley.student yale.edu EDUCATION YALE LAW SC HO O L AND YALE SC HO O L O F MANAGEMENT, New Haven, CT Candidate for JD and MBA, 2015 Activities: Legal Research Assistant: Business Organizations, Professor Henry Hansmann Teaching Assistant: Economics, Professors Oster, Mansur and Keohane YALE UNIVERSITY, New Haven, CT BA with distinction in African-American Studies and American Studies, 2004 Honors: cum laude Norman Holmes Pearson Prize for Senior Essay AYA Community Service Fellowship Richter Research Fellowship EXPERIENCE DAY, BERRY HO W ARD, LLP Hartford, CT DBH Summer Fellow and Summer Associate, Summer 2013 • Received split summer public interest fellowship with DBH Foundation • Reported on legal and regulatory framework of Bosnian microfinance and European Union accession for World Bank project worked on corporate and nonprofit legal assignments • Received offer of permanent employment JENNER BLO C K, LLC Chicago, IL Summer Associate, 2012 August 2013 • Performed rese