Resume_and_Make_MostofTechFair_ASCE_Fall2011

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Unformatted text preview: Resumes and Tech Career Fair preparation Holly M. Justice Engineering Career Counselor Career Services 259 Capen Hall Technical Resume Writing The Resume n What is it? An individually designed, brief summary of what you have to offer an employer ( education, experience, skills, etc) n Purpose? To get you an interview! n Should reflect your unique background & excite interest in you as a potential employee The Resume n Plan Ahead - Know the job you are seeking. - Know what you have to offer Accomplishments Skills Experiences n Research the Employer - Know what qualities, skills and experiences employer seeks in candidates Resume Content: Must Haves! n Identifying Data: You must be easy to reach! Your Name Address (temporary/permanent, dates) Phone (professional sounding message) Email (professional address name) Ex: Corey S. Engineer csengineer@buffalo.edu 55 Edgewood Avenue 100 Main St. Cheektowaga, NY 14216 New York, NY 10012 716-645-2231 212-123-4567 (after 6/06) Resume Content: Must Haves! Education Name of College/Univ. GPA (3.0/4.0 issue) Degree, Major/Minor Applicable Coursework (optional) Date Received or Expected Awards/Honors (optional) Study Abroad (optional) Example: Education University at Buffalo, The State University of New York , Buffalo, NY BS Industrial Engineering , May 2010 Overall GPA 3.3/4.0 IE GPA 3.6/4.0 Deans List, Fall 2007, 2008 Relevant Coursework: Engineering Economy, Operations Research, Production Systems, Probability and Statistics Resume Content: Must Have! Experience (paid, volunteer, internship, co-op, military) Target To Your Audience! Reverse Chronological Order! Ex: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE Qualcomm, San Diego, CA Electrical Engineering Intern, Summer, 2007 n Integrated new core network nodes and optimized the network capacity. n Testing and debugging of circuits n Data acquisition and monitoring of sensors. Resume Content: Whats so technical? n Technical Skills n Projects n Professional experience (Technical/Related Experience) Example: COMPUTER SKILLS Languages : C, C++, Java, Assembly Software : Matlab, Maple, Visual Basic, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) Operating Systems : Windows 98/NT, Unix, Resume Content: What Else?...
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