Résumés and CVs

Just one page? Most likely, yes!

Odds are, no matter where you see yourself this summer or post-graduation, you are going to need a résumé. Simply put, a résumé is the best tool employers, mentors, and hiring managers have to gain more knowledge of your experience …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning
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3 Ways Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

It wasn’t tailored.
Just like your résumé, your cover letter should be tailored to the particular position you are applying for! It should not contain general statements regarding our desire to work there, or how impressed you are by the …

By Corinne Golash
Corinne Golash
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Career Lessons from the Dark Knight Trilogy

Imagine coming across Batman’s resume; yes The Batman, the one who “Maintained the welfare of Gotham City by operating as the region’s number one crime fighter while holding a full-time chair position at Wayne Enterprises.” Now, your bullet statements probably …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto Senior Associate Director
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Professionalism 101

You’ve probably heard the word “professionalism” thrown out in many different contexts, but what does acting professional actually entail? Professionalism spans far beyond dressing well or having an impressive resume. Rather, the way you act in your academic, extracurricular, and professional …

By Arianna Dines
Arianna Dines
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Top 3 Cover Letter Mistakes and How to Fix Them

One of the keys to landing an awesome job is starting off on the right foot with the recruiter. Writing a strong resume and filling out your WayUp profile are the best ways to get started, but if you want …

By Dan Russell
Dan Russell Publicity/Marketing Manager
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Your semester to-do list starts now!

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” – …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning
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3 Ways to Stand Out (For the Right Reasons) During the Job Application Process

It can be disheartening to fill out multiple application forms or send out hundreds of CVs – only to be met with silence… The job hunt is so competitive that most recruiters will not get back in touch or even respond …

By Amanda Rose
Amanda Rose
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The Real Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back

Applying to a job (or internship or co-op) can feel like sending your application into a black hole, to hear back months later, if at all. What’s worse is not hearing back after an interview that you thought went well. …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant
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Ask About It: Do I really need to update my resume


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How can I make my résumé fit on one page?

You have probably been told that a résumé is typically a one-page document that highlights your educational background, experiences, accomplishments, skills, and interests. Upon receiving this advice, you may have found yourself thinking, “How am I supposed to fit all …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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