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English Writing Resume Writing Workshop

The Center for Career and Professional Success and the Department of English will host a Resume Writing Workshop for students in the English major.
In this workshop, English majors and minors will learn to build a stand-out resume. If you have a drafted resume, please bring a copy (printed or digital). If you don’t have one yet, no problem – this workshop will help you develop one. Additionally, if you are currently conducting a job/internship search, feel free to bring copies of job advertisements for opportunities that interest you.
At the end of this workshop, students will be able to:
   ·Identify the purpose of a resume, its structure, and its key formatting elements
   ·Distinguish common missteps that job seekers make in resumes
   ·Recognize what employers look for in applicant resumes and the role that technology (Applicant Tracking Systems) plays in job searches
   ·Utilize skills developed in the English major to critique and revise resumes (including their own)
   ·Develop their resumes and tailor them to specific job ads
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This event is open to all Arts and Sciences Students and will be particularly beneficial to those in these Career Communities:

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Career Communities help you discover new career paths, inform you of community-specific networking events, and exciting ways to become career ready!  Join as many as you’d like.  Log into Handshake, select “Career Interests” from your account drop-down menu, and identify the Career Communities that interest you!

This program contributes to the development of these Career Readiness Competencies:

  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Digital Technology
  • Professionalism and Productivity
  • Career Management