Resume Prep

Resumes and cover letters are crucial to your job search. Whether you’re looking for a part-time job, internship, volunteer experience, graduate school acceptance, or full-time work, you will most likely need to create and maintain strong professional documents to apply. For many opportunities, these documents will be the employer’s first impression of you. When tailored and written well, these documents work together to help you secure an interview.

 

Overwhelmed? We can help. Career Consultants are available for resume assistance by appointment or during daily drop-in hours Monday-Friday, between 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Purpose and Key Points – The Engineering/Tech Resume

Purpose and Key Points – The Engineering/Tech Resume

As you navigate through your academic career, working towards your exciting ever-evolving professional goals, you may wonder what the purpose is of a resume. The answer is short: to secure an initial interview …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science
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Resume tips for engineers

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/engineering-resume-tips

By Kim Isaacs
Kim Isaacs
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Student Spotlight: “Advice I Wouldn’t Have Thought Of” 

Richie Brigandi used to apply to dozens of jobs, scouring Handshake and LinkedIn for openings, examining the websites of medical device companies, and interviewing with numerous places with no success. The spring 2020 graduate would re-check all the sites every …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nord
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Student Spotlight: “There’s No Benchmark”

In the fall of 2020, Kaitlyn Nuebel was seriously worried about her future. The nonfiction writing and communications double-major feared she would never be able to secure a full-time job, even though she was still two years shy of her …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Go Where You’re the Right Fit”

Upon graduating in fall of 2021, Matt Biederman had it all. The mechanical engineering major had done a slew of internships and had secured multiple full-time job offers. The only issue – he couldn’t decide which offer to accept. To solve …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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