Re: Volunteer Work on a Resume?

Subject: Re: Volunteer Work on a Resume?
From: Paul Sinasohn <sinasohn -at- sendmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 09:35:13 -0800

> I remember those statements from early in my career, and I think they
> are intended to weed out recent college graduates who may be trying to
> position school projects as experience.
> But I agree with you
> Paul
> David Berg wrote:
> >
> > > From Maggie Secara
> > > Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 7:24 PM
> > >
> > > Just because you don't get paid doesn't mean it isn't real
> > > experience.
> > >
> > I have seen one position that required 2 years experience, and they
> > specifically stated that any unpaid, volunteer work, or any internship, did
> > not count toward those two years. Thankfully, that sort of closed-mind view
> > is the exception.
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