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❶Use a variety of action verbs to bring your skills and experiences to life.

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Here are some places you can get started:. The Career Connections Center has partnered with several colleges on campus to provide students in those colleges a designated career adviser. Each career adviser, also referred to as embedded liaison, specializes in creating connections for students within the college he or she is working in. Find out who your embedded liaison is today! Keep an eye out for the latest tips on professional development in our Career Buzz Blog.

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Dawn Cheung Meet Dawn. Gail Cornelius Meet Gail. Proofread carefully to ensure correct spelling and grammar. Use present tense for current activities and employment. Use past tense for activities and employment not presently held. Phrases, rather than complete sentences, are generally most effective.

Use a variety of action verbs to bring your skills and experiences to life. Avoid using each verb or adjective more than once.

Spell out all acronyms the first time they are used, followed by the acronym in parentheses. Thereafter, in the same document you may use the acronym alone. Print your resume on paper of good quality. If you are including a cover letter, it should be printed on the same type of paper as your resume. Get your resume reviewed. Have your resume reviewed multiple times. This gives you varied insights and multiple perspectives.

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Below are a few resources that can help you improve your resume: Schedule an appointment to meet with the University Career Center's Peer Advisors or Career Coaches to talk about how you plan to use your resume, and how to connect with organizations of interest!.

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Want Help? Health Professions Advising. Purpose of Your Resume. Your resume is a document that outlines your experiences—professional, academic, extracurricular —and the skills you have acquired as a result. The Career Center provides opportunities to have your resume reviewed.

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From career assessments to career and graduate school preparation, the Stuckert Career Center is here to help students explore, experience and excel. Handshake is a one-stop shop for students, alumni, and employers. Bring a printed draft of your resume or cover letter with you. Schedule an appointment with your career advisor using Hire-A-Redbird. Get free resume paper - Print your resume for free in the Career Center Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. - p.m.