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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.


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