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Include college, community, professional, and, occasionally, outstanding high school activities. Make sure to list any leadership experience in an organization. This sectional is optional. Include this only if you have several honors. If you have one consider including it in another, relevant section such as skills or activities.

Describe your experience with dynamic action words on your resume. Pair active words with additional details and data when possible. Use these resumes as a guide to get started crafting your own. Don't forget to have your resume reviewed by a career counselor during drop-in hours to make sure everything looks great. Bank of America Career Services Center. How to Format a Resume Consider the type of position that you are applying for when formatting your resume.

Length Typically a resume should be one page, two pages if you possess extensive experiences related to your goals. Whatever you decide, maintain consistency throughout the resume. Contents of a Resume It is recommended that information from high school be omitted from your professional resume by your junior year of college. Objective Usually a concise statement summarizing the type of position you are seeking.

List degrees in order with the most recent first. You can also consider including: Creating your resume is a key step in building your professional brand. Translate your resume into a Linkedin profile to network and connect with potential organizations. Resume Action Word List Describe your experience with dynamic action words on your resume. Sample Resumes Use these resumes as a guide to get started crafting your own.

A well-written resume is key to standing out amongst other applicants. Have a career counselor review your resume to make sure it is perfect before you start applying. Peanut butter and jelly. Cover letter and resume. Don't forget the other half of this perfect pair when crafting your marketing materials. Give instant credibility to your resume and cover letter by providing a sound reference list. Learn how to ask a potential reference, format the information, and when to provide it to a potential employer.

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