Résumés and CVs

How to Integrate Volunteer Experience into your Resume

Many students today are participating in amazing service and volunteering with great organizations on and off campus, but when it comes time to put experiences on résumés, there is often hesitation on whether to include this information.

“Do employers even …

By Erin Jouliot
Erin Jouliot Careers for the Common Good (CCG) Graduate Assistant
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How to Write A Resume Bullet Point

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Make The Most of A Snow Day

Blizzard Juno brought us an early release, a full snow day, and a late start this week. While we may not get a storm like that again this season, we can certainly bet on a few more snow days in …

By Alyssa Rametta
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Résumé Tips for Your Winter Break

As classes are coming to an end and the university is turning into a winter wonderland, both from decorative lights and the cold weather, we know that the holidays and winter break are on your mind. As you’re making your …

By Helen Schafer
Helen Schafer Coordinator for Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant
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10 Tips for Winter Break

Winter break is a great time to prepare for your internship or job search. From networking at your holiday gatherings to updating your resume, there are a number of things you can do during your time away from school to …

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Practice Makes Prepared

There’s that old saying that “practice makes perfect” but in the job market, there’s no such thing as a perfect candidate. Given the complexity of the job market, the list of responsibilities in a job description, and the interpretations of …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations
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Not Your Typical Résumé

A typical day in the office usually entails having some form of discussion around résumés. The résumé is at the core of what we do as Career Consultants. Keeping an eye on new trends related to résumés has become a …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts
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Crafting a Catchy Cover Letter

“I can never write one of these things!” These are the words I constantly hear out of students’ mouths when they come into work with me on a cover letter. Whether they are using this document to apply for jobs …

By Ty McNamee
Ty McNamee Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant
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Why Your Resume Shouldn’t Wait Till Senior Year

I hope you are all having a great start to the school year! I’ve had the opportunity to intern at the Center for Career Development (CCD) for two years, critiquing undergraduate student résumés as well as planning and presenting presentations …

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