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    Default Can I omit the word "working" from the "working experience"?

    Dear teachers,

    I had been working as a student helper for a few years in a bookstore located at my school.

    My friend, Jan, was asking me why I didn't quit the part-time job even if there were a lot of school projects and assignments.
    Here is what I told her:
    Yes the time was tight but I think I had benefited from the experience because
    I was working with some professionals there...
    Some time after our conversation, I thought I had made a big grammar mistake in what I have told Jan. Maybe I should specify to her that
    "I had benefited from the working experience ",
    instead of just saying
    "I had benefited from the experience".

    Please advise, teachers.
    Thank you.

    Kitty

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    Default Re: Can I omit the word "working" from the "working experience"?

    I thought I had made a big grammar mistake in what I have told Jan. Maybe I should specify to her that
    "I had benefited from the working experience ",

    If I had written your message above, I would have written:
    ... grammar mistake in what I had told ...
    ... work experience " ...
    or simply
    ... experience " ...

    If you create a resume, you should use Experience and Education as headings. Normally, Work would be assumed.

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    Default Re: Can I omit the word "working" from the "working experience"?

    Thank you for the help, DHansen.

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