Resume Writing

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Resume Writing
• Resume is a marketing tool
– Highlight education
– Summarize experience (paid, volunteer, internship)
which relates to your current job objective
– Emphasize your skills and abilities
– Convince potential employers that you have the
qualifications for the job
– Be attractive and easy to read
– Error free
– Short and concise (1-2 pages)
Ideas and Categories to Consider
• Internships
• Volunteer Work
• Extracurricular Activities
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Athletics
Performing or fine arts
Philanthropic work
Courses and academic projects
• Education
– Major, minor, honors, projects, GPA
• Foreign language study
• Computer and internet use
Formatting the Resume
• Chronologically
• Modified Chronological resume
• Skills/Functional Resume

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