Career Center

Career Center

Career Center

Career Center

 

Got Resume?

Employers use resumes as a way to quickly screen potential applicants, selecting only the individuals they feel are right for the position, so making sure your resume is in tip-top shape is absolutely vital.

Check out our online resources, and/or make an appointment with our Career Center staff to create or update your resume!

Quick Tips:

  • Personal Data: Name, e-mail, contact phone number and address if available. Your name should be the biggest item on the page.
  • Objective: (Optional) State either the specific job or the broader occupational field you want and how your background prepares you.
  • Education: You may also include GPA, research or class projects, educational honors or related coursework.
  • Experience: Use multiple, relevant categorical experience section where possible. Describe duties with skill/action words and highlight accomplishments.
  • Special Qualifications: Emphasize skills, activities or interests that might appeal to your targeted employers.
  • Professional Development, Community Service, Memberships, Leadership Experience, Additional Experience, International Travel: Pick categories relevant to your employers.
  • Activities: Highlight relevant honors, leadership, school activities, and hobbies.
  • (optional) References: (List at least 3) List name,job title, organization, address, phone number, and email of faculty, employers or advisors. Seek permission first.

 

It is the policy of College of the Redwoods not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its educational programs and its employment practices.

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