I Feel Like I'm Cheating on My Current Employer!

Dear Experts, I'm lucky enough to be employed 32 hours a week, and on top of that, I LOVE my job. But unfortunately, it's only marginally related to my dream career path, which I'm not about to give up on. I do want to stay in this position until graduate school. So I decided to seek out a part-time internship, developing skills I believe will set me apart from my peers when I finally apply to school. It's entirely home-based, and I will in no way compromise my first job for the internship. I wanted to know what my obligations are to my first job? Should/Must I tell them about the new position? I feel like I'm cheating on them! Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#439 If it won't compromise your primary job, go for it. Just be aware of who's *paying* you and don't jeopardize that. (@EmilyBennington) Q#439 If it doesn't interfere and is not against any type of non-compete agreement, go for it! Good luck! (@beneubanks) Q#439 You don't have any obligation to tell them, unless it's specifically written into your contract (re: other jobs). (@gradversity) Q#439 Depends on corp policy RE: moonlighting. If none, give honest day's work to both positions. Life outside primary work OK. (@DawnBugni) Q#439 As long as current job comes first, no reason to tell them. If internship ever impinges, have to tell. (@juliaerickson) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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