Free Online Engineering Resume Sample

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					          Tips for Writing a Top-notch
                    Resume
                                Megan Boone
                               Career Counselor
                                606.783.2233
MSU Career Services
www.moreheadstate.edu/career
      Purpose of a Resume
To entice a prospective employer to
       call you for an interview
  • Show you can make an immediate &
    valuable contribution
  • Only include information relevant to the
    position
  • Focus on where you are going with your
    career
          Resume Components
•   Contact Information
•   Objective
•   Education
•   Skills
•   Experience
•   Activities
•   Honors & Awards
Contact Information

     Mary Tech
  100 East College Street
   Anytown, KY 40052
     (555) 555-5555
  mary.tech@email.com
                  Objective
• Most resumes of entry-level grads need one!
• Gives focus to your job search
• Clear and concise statement about the
  position you are seeking using a job title or a
  job description
• May be specific or general
                    Education
• List universities in reverse chronological order
• Do not include high school
• Name of institution, city, state, degree, major/minor,
  graduation date, GPA=3.0
• Selected courses/Detail on course work
• Honors/Scholarships
• Computer skills
• Foreign languages
• % self-supporting if greater than 50%
                 Sample Education
                             Education
Morehead State University                Morehead, KY
Bachelor degree in Accounting            Expected May 2011
GPA: 3.0/4.0, worked 20+ hours/week
                        Skills
• Highlights qualifications in an easy to read
  format
• Example:
                  Qualifications
  •   Proficient in C++, HTML, JAVA
  •   Knowledge of website design
  •   Understanding of SQL databases
  •   4 years customer service experience
                  Experience
• Anything career related, including volunteer
  positions, co-ops, internships
• List in reverse chronological order (most
  recent position first)
• Info to include: employer, location (city, state),
  job title, dates of employment and description
  of your duties and accomplishments
          Sample Experience
• Powerful Job Description Statements With
  Action Words
• Example:
Toyota               Erlanger, KY
Engineering Intern         Spring 2009,
  Summer 2010
• Designed car doors using AutoCAD
• Reduced waste on line by 20%, saving
  $300,000
                  Activities
• Include Relevant Activities (i.e., Fraternity,
  Sorority, Campus Organizations, Sports, etc.)
• List positions and describe your participation
• Incorporate skills acquired and used
• Focus on accomplishments
            Sample Activities
AIGA               Morehead State University
President           Fall 2006 - present
• Increased membership by 10%
• Organized New Member Induction Ceremony
  for 200 guests
• Lead monthly meetings and service activities
                       Need Additional Help?




MSU Career Services
www.moreheadstate.edu/career
               MSU Career Services
• Call ahead for appointments that fit your schedule - (606)
  783-2233

• http://www.moreheadstate.edu/career - See our online
  resources

• 428 University Drive
  (Across from Baird Music Hall)

• Walk ins are welcome

• All services are free
       MSU Career Services Offers:
• Career Fair – October 5, 2010, 10AM-1PM, ADUC
• Personality and Interest Inventories
• Mock Interviews
• Resume/CV critiques- individually or group workshops
• Assistance with decisions about plans for majors and
  career paths or job search itself
• Joblink-a FREE online network that helps connect
  students to employers for full-time jobs, internships,
  and student workers

				
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