Job Search Basics ChE 200 Blackboard Fall 2010

Job Search Basics ChE 200 Blackboard Fall 2010 - Job Search...

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September 1, 2010 Job Search Basics ChE 200 Linda Davis, ChE Bob Davis, ENE
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Topics Importance of Professional Experience Your Resume Interviewing Process Job Search Resources Q&A
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Why is Professional Experience Important for You? Allows you to: Learn what you’re good at Explore and learn about career options Integrate and apply what you have learned in the classroom Build a professional track record Improves your marketability upon graduation
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Purdue Industrial Roundtable (IR) Sponsored by Purdue Engineering Student Council (PESC), http://www.purdueesc.org/ Largest student run engineering career fair in the United States September 14 and 15, 2010 IR book available in engineering buildings typically 10 days before IR, information also available on PESC web site One of your best places to meet employers and search for an internship
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The Resume What is it? Organized and well written presentation of information and accomplishments targeted toward your job search objective What it’s purpose? To efficiently and clearly communicate your qualifications for a job And ultimately, to land you an interview!
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Resume Format Chronological (most recent information first in all sections) One page in length for undergraduate students Suitable for scanning Use keywords Avoid abbreviations Avoid italics, underlines See sample resume for other format suggestions
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Resume Elements Heading/Contact Information Name (large font, bold) Contact information Campus and permanent Address, telephone number E-mail address Objective Focus on desired position and job To obtain an internship position where I can apply my education and develop skills in chemical engineering.
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Resume Elements Education All colleges attended with most recent first
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