Résumés and CVs

6 Things You Should Take Off Your Résumé

Personal Details
When crafting your résumé do not include any personal information (e.g. social security number, height, weight) beyond your contact information. In addition, unless you are applying for acting or modeling jobs, photos should not be attached to your …

By Erin Jouliot
Erin Jouliot Careers for the Common Good (CCG) Graduate Assistant
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Are You Linked In?

As an RA on campus in Garrigus Suites, with upperclassman residents there’s a big focus on career development. When it comes to the career related to-do list it can often seem overwhelming. “Where do I even start?” I’ve asked myself …

By Hendrix Taylor
Hendrix Taylor Resident Assistant (RA)
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Everything you Need to Know to Organize your Job or Internship Search

If organizing your job or internship search has you feeling like this:

This post is going to help you feel like this:

Conducting a job or internship search takes time. The most effective way to land a job or internship …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Cover Letters are Good for You

So you have been searching for an internship or a job for weeks when you finally find that perfect position that makes you just want to scream! You are ready to submit all of your professional documents and just start …

By Jonathan Gomez
Jonathan Gomez
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As much as students hate to admit it, summer is officially over. The cold weather is coming, the leaves are falling and there are pumpkin spice lattes for all! While you are walking through the windy Fairfield Way, remembering your …

By Briana Williams
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Learn the rules of the game; then play better than everyone else.

The title of this blog is a paraphrase of an Albert Einstein quote: You have to learn the rules of the game. And then, you have to play better than anyone else. This goes for the education job search, and …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations
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My 5-10 Minute Pitch

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking to over 200 parents and high school students at the School of Fine Arts Annual Discovery Day. At this event parents and prospective students immerse themselves in the arts and discover what it’s …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts
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Tailor Made: A Résumé that Reflects You


Same as tailoring clothes to fit your body, you should tailor your résumé to fit each specific position for which you are applying.  I couldn’t even count how many different résumés I have created over the years.  From public …

By Christina Harney
Christina Harney Graduate Assistant
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5 Tips on How to Make Your Resume Shine

You’ve been applying to jobs left and right, but just don’t seem to be getting the responses back that you were hoping for. Why is this, and how can you fix it?

Every day, recruiters see hundreds of resumes. How …

By Casee Laznick
Casee Laznick Talent Acquisition & Social Media Specialist
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Spring Cleaning for your Career

Each spring, most of us get the itch to embark on some form of spring cleaning. Whether it is getting rid of old winter clothes, washing the car, and finally opening up those windows and letting some fresh air in. …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts
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