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Old 08-19-2011
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Cool externship to go in volunteer or work exp.??

Regarding observerships/externships........
In the eras application it says , put all unpaid work done under Volunteer but here one of the forums staff mentioned to put it under work experience ??? plz help ,,though i personally wud prefer to put obs/externs under work experience...
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If anyone can answer it would be great ,am doing my observership now ,I need to know if I should mention it as a volunteer or work experience ?
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You can put them in either volunteering or work experience. Both is acceptable.

However, to boost your USCE, it's recommended that you put it under work experience.

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Should I mention an elective clerkship I did abroad?
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