Resumes and References SP11 - student version

Resumes and References SP11 - student version - RESUME...

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RESUME WRITING PRESENTED BY UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY CAREER CENTER 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing – 3rd Floor Website: www.CareerCenter.umd.edu
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Resume Writing Techniques: Organization A resume may include the following content: Contact Information : Includes name, address (permanent and/or current), phone numbers (home and cell), e-mail (avoid unprofessional address) Education : List all degrees (BA, BS, etc) planned or held and majors. Include date of receipt or expected graduation date. May also include relevant courses, GPA and honors Experience : List position, firm,city/state, dates. List dates - using month/year. If summer or semester use Summer 20XX or Fall 20XX Using action verbs, describe activities and accomplishments. Include full/part time, internships, etc. Objective : Can include position you are seeking, skills you wish to use. Should be short, focused on what you can bring to the employer.
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Professional organizations/Extracurricular activities : List memberships (offices and dates held), relevant activities not covered under experience Other pertinent information: Special licenses, certificates. Exclude information about hobbies, family and interests that are irrelevant Honors/Awards/Publications : List any awards received, especially pertaining to employment you are seeking or long term goals Resume Writing Techniques: Organization Skills : List computer (hardware and software), foreign language proficiency, etc. A resume may include the following content:
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The Objective and References: Should You or Shouldn’t You? The objective does not take the place of the cover letter The objective may be a great idea for career fairs or networking when a cover letter will not accompany your resume An objective should be short and concise – To obtain a ____
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