The resume is often the first contact an employer has with you, so it's important to develop a persuasive, well written resume. To learn how to write a resume or turn a good resume into a great resume, register for a resume workshop.

Outline of resume

Strategies for resume writing:

  • Start by doing a self assessment of your past education, work experiences, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, leadership experiences, honors/awards and/or additional skills/abilities
  • Highlight the most important information first
  • Include skills relevant to the internship or career position
  • Keep it professional rather than personal
  • BOLD, underline, italicize important information
  • Edit, edit, edit!