What do you need to get a job or internship? A resume.
Get started today on your resume and come to a Drop-In Advising session during the Fall semester for help.
Move forward every day on your career path by taking action
Human Resources can spend less than 10 seconds on a resume.
Make sure they can see the information that relates to the position you are applying to. Help them hire you.
Dr. Coan’s 10 basic resume tips
- Create/save a “master resume” file on your computer with all experiences
- Develop each resume uniquely from that file to demonstrate your match to the position
- Limit your bullet points to a single line (demonstrate the ability to edit)
- Avoid claiming “I am an excellent writer” instead demonstrate by writing excellently
- SC&I STUDENTS Gain technical skills to list on your resume for free at Lynda.com
- Remember every app you use and take for granted is a skill you have
- Think of your resume as an advertisement, do not try and tell your whole life story
- Limit yourself to one page, one inch margins all around, 12 point font.
- Use vocabulary from the job or internship description in your resume and cover letter
- Take advantage of University Career Services and Career Services at SCI