PHD OR SJD IN INTERNATIONAL LAW


Hello everyone,



I'd like your kind advice on whether it will be more profitable, in terms of opportunities, and particularly in terms of prospects of landing positions in the legal departments of international organisations and ultimately the bench of the ICJ (preferably as président), to pursue a PhD at Cambridge or the SJD at HARVARD or JSD at NYU, in public international law.



In view of my above career plans, which of the above programs is more suitable? Kindly note that I have an llm from Harvard, and whilst I don't mind teaching, I'm not particularly interested in forging an academic career. My aim is to pursue an international legal career in international law.



Thanks in advance for your responses.

[Edited by President_awesome on Jul 04, 2020]

Hello everyone,<br>
<br>
I'd like your kind advice on whether it will be more profitable, in terms of opportunities, and particularly in terms of prospects of landing positions in the legal departments of international organisations and ultimately the bench of the ICJ (preferably as président), to pursue a PhD at Cambridge or the SJD at HARVARD or JSD at NYU, in public international law.<br>
<br>
In view of my above career plans, which of the above programs is more suitable? Kindly note that I have an llm from Harvard, and whilst I don't mind teaching, I'm not particularly interested in forging an academic career. My aim is to pursue an international legal career in international law.<br>
<br>
Thanks in advance for your responses.
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chicken so...

Not sure why you would consider doing a PhD or an SJD if you don't want to pursue an academic career. 

Not sure why you would consider doing a PhD or an SJD if you don't want to pursue an academic career.&nbsp;<br>
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Not sure why you would consider doing a PhD or an SJD if you don't want to pursue an academic career. 


Well, for the reasons enumerated above - getting an edge in applying for international jobs. You may be aware that the world Bank for example, extends some bias to PhD holders in their Young Professionals Programme etc etc 

[quote]Not sure why you would consider doing a PhD or an SJD if you don't want to pursue an academic career.&nbsp;<br> [/quote]<br><br>Well, for the reasons enumerated above - getting an edge in applying for international jobs. You may be aware that the world Bank for example, extends some bias to PhD holders in their Young Professionals Programme etc etc&nbsp;
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