What’s in a Name?

Law clerks, summer associates, interns, and externs. What’s in a name? Is it all the same? When it comes to labeling your law-related work experience in your resume, the answer is no. When putting a title on your prior experience, a student or recent grad may innocently use the terms interchangeably. But some prospective employers may deem this practice as deceptive or misleading and may hold it against the unknowing applicant. Read on for some general rules to follow.