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Resume, Cover Letter or Portfolio Preparation

Professional documents needed for applying to a job, internship, research experience or graduate school can come in many forms, shapes and sizes depending on your intended industry or professional experience. See below for support on the most common examples you’ll find.

The Key Attributes Employers Are Looking for on Graduates’ Resumes

NACE – The Key Attributes Employers Are Looking for on Graduates’ Resumes

By Kevin Gray
Kevin Gray
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Tips for Creating an Effective Engineering Resume

It goes without saying that a great resume will help distinguish you from the multitude of other applicants out there. Engineering resumes can be particularly tricky, and demand in the industry is high, which makes a stand-out resume even more …

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Here’s what recruiters say about your resume

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“A recruiter shares the key to making your resume stand out.”

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By Christopher J. Maldonado
Christopher J. Maldonado Associate Director of Career Services

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Identifying Skills for Your ResumeIn partnership withLightcast logo

Use this tool to identify and include relevant skills on your resume that reflect the internship or job to which you are applying.

There are two ways to use this tool below:

  1. By Keyword: Search for the name of the occupation you’re interested in.
  2. By Industry: Not sure what job you’d like? Search by desired industry and see available occupations.

Refer to the Technical Skills & Core Competency sections in the search results!

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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