Summer Internships

Summer Internships Hey, college students, welcome back to school!   Oh, and by the way, have you started thinking about your summer internships yet?  I know, it feels like you just got back and finally settled in.  You might not even be sure which classes you’re taking next quarter, let alone when you’re going to start applying for an internship. … Read more…

Updating your Resume

Updating Your Resume If you’re like most people, the thought of updating your resume sounds about as fun as a dental appointment.  It’s one of those chores that is easy to put off.  You may even wonder, why you should worry about it if you aren’t looking for a job.  Just like going to the dentist, updating your resume is … Read more…

Resume Accomplishments

Resume Accomplishments Leonardo da Vinci is the man responsible for the first resume, created over 500 years ago while he was seeking employment as a military engineer in Milan. A lot has changed from that da Vinci’s resume, and etiquette is always evolving.  When I was in college, the career centers recommended using a resume to provide high-level information on job duties. … Read more…

Resume Objective

The Resume Objective is Dead. If it’s been awhile since you’ve updated your resume, you might still have an objective at the top.  I remember struggling to write a creative objective to say  “Hey you, I want a job.  I want this job because it’s awesome”.  The resume objective was a nice way of telling the employer that you were … Read more…

Resume Tips – Hobbies, References & Font

Resume Tips – Hobbies, References & Font Awhile back there was an entertaining AskReddit thread that came across my news feed.  “Employers of Reddit, what is the most unique/outrageous thing someone has put on a resume?”  I love these threads because they are real life examples of what people have done, and how it’s been received by the employer.  This one, … Read more…