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					             R EBECCA D E W INTER (S AMPLE 1L R ESUME )
                          33 Manderley Way • Philadelphia, PA 19104
                             (267) 123-4567 • rdw48@drexel.edu

  Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  Juris Doctor Expected, May 2011
  GPA after first quarter: 3.0
  • Legal Methods Grade: A; Awarded “Best Memo” in Section
  • Member, Women’s Law Society; Health Law Society
  • Recipient of Inaugural Scholarship

  Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, Environmental Science, May 2007
  GPA: 3.8
  • Science Writing Award, Spring 2007
  • Varsity Women’s Crew Team, 2004-2007
  • Senior Thesis: Oxygen Density in Submerged Boats: Survivability at Lake Bottoms

  Law Offices of M.S. Danvers, Esq., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  Law Clerk, August 2008 – present
  Conduct legal research, draft interrogatories, and write memos for small law firm specializing
  in fire insurance claims.

  The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts
  Science Reporter, August 2007 – July 2008
  Reported and wrote articles on science topics, including medicine, biology, the environment,
  and biotechnology. One feature article, The Biology of Marriage, was nominated for “Best of
  Boston” award for feature writing in 2007.

  Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  Lifeguard, August 2004 – May 2006
  Worked fifteen hours per week as lifeguard at university pool.

  Camp Monte Carlo, Middlesex, Maine
  Counselor, Summers 2003 – 2005
  Taught swimming, boating, and water safety to children aged ten through fifteen. Certified in
  CPR and Lifesaving.


   • Fluent in Spanish and French
   • Finished fourth in First Annual Around-the-Bay Cup, a Boston sailing competition, 2006
   • Spent summer before college at Permanent Court of Arbitration, Peace Palace, The
     Hague, Netherlands to report on marine dispute for Kids Corner publication of The
     Jacques Cousteau Society
r publication of The
      Jacques Cousteau Society