Internship and job search preparation
A résumé is a factual, verifiable and professional document. The document contains relevant information and accomplishments in an organized and error free format. Because the resume will be skimmed in approximately 25 to 35 seconds, it should be clear, concise, direct and easy to read. The following information can help you understand the nuances associated with resume development.
The following links may provide resources as you begin to create your resume document:
Schedule an appointment with your Career Service professional for résumé editing and coaching. You may also email your resume draft to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The interview is your opportunity to sell yourself. It is a business discussion; a give and take dialogue. The company is interested in your knowledge, skills, experience and achievements – can you do the job? They are looking for energy, your interest in the position, the company and the industry – will you do the job? Do you fit the job? To assess your fitness for the position, potential employers will use behavior and attitude-driven questions.
The following links are provided as additional information as you prepare for the interviews.
Dressing for the Interview:
Internships for Undergraduates