Resumes - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Resumes

Description:

OBJECTIVE Laboratory position in diagnostic microbiology or related field. ... Food Microbiology Virology ... Treasurer for American Society for Microbiology ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:46
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 28
Provided by: cwil
Category:
Tags: resumes

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Resumes


1
Resumes
2
First off
  • The templates
  • The spelling mistakes
  • The Deans list
  • Summary of qualifications

3
Key Components
  • Heading
  • Objective
  • Education
  • Possible Relevant Coursework
  • Experience
  • Activities
  • Skills

4
Additional Components
  • Professional affiliations
  • Honors, awards and activities
  • Campus/community involvements
  • Leadership activities
  • Foreign language proficiency
  • Computer applications
  • Volunteer experiences
  • References (addendum to resume)

5
Formatting Appearance
  • Make your name stand out with a bold, larger font
    size
  • Use standard fonts such as Times New Roman or
    Courier
  • Type Size 10 - 12 Point
  • White, beige, or light gray quality bond paper
  • Use a laser printer for best finish
  • Length should generally be one page unless you
    have extensive experience or graduate
    school work

6
Heading
  • Includes contact information
  • Top of the page
  • Name large and bold
  • Address street, town, state zip code
  • Telephone number(s) with professional message
  • Email address professional looking, check on a
    daily basis
  • Website (optional)

7
Sample Headings
Mike Jones 1 Meadow Way Altamonte Springs, FL
32116 (407) 555-1234 MikeJones_at_aol.com
Susan Williams SusanWilliams_at_yahoo.com Current
Address Permanent Address 325 Maple St
55 Sycamore Drive Orlando, FL 32837 Miami,
FL 36829 (407) 555-3357 (305)
555-4429
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 ? (407) 555-8975 ? CSmith_at_msn.com
8
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 (407) 555-8975 ? ChrisSmith_at_msn.com
9
Objective
  • Short
  • Specific
  • Type of position
  • Preferred work environment
  • Specialized skills
  • Tailor to each position
  • What you can do for the employer

10
Sample Objectives
  • To obtain an position in the Marketing industry
  • To work with a progressive Biomedical firm to
    develop a corporate outreach
  • Paralegal position with opportunity to conduct
    title searches and other research
  • Tax professional with a national accounting firm
  • Special Education position with Orange County
    Public Schools
  • Part-time legal assistant position with a law
    firm focusing on environmental issues

11
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 (407) 555-8975 ? ChrisSmith_at_msn.com
OBJECTIVE Laboratory position in diagnostic
microbiology or related field.
12
Education
  • Educational institutions or specialized training
    programs you have attended
  • Name and location of the institution
  • Major, minor and area of concentration
  • Graduation or anticipated graduation date
  • GPA if 3.2 or higher
  • Certifications and/or licensure related to
    employment goal
  • Relevant coursework and/or thesis may be included
    (or made an individual heading)

13
Samples of Education Section
EDUCATION University of Central
Florida Orlando, FL Bachelor of
Science May 2003 Major Biology GPA
3.5 Valencia Community College Orlando,
FL Associates of Arts May 2001
EDUCATION University of Central
Florida Orlando, FL Master of Social
Work May 2003   Bachelor of Science May
2001 Major Social Work Minor
Psychology
14
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 (407) 555-8975 ? ChrisSmith_at_msn.com
OBJECTIVE Laboratory position in diagnostic
microbiology or related field.
EDUCATION University of Central
Florida Orlando, FL Bachelor of
Science May 2003 Major Biology


GPA 3.5 Relevant
Courses Medical Microbiology Molecular
Genetics Microbiology Physiology Immunology Fo
od Microbiology Virology
15
Professional Experience
  • Related employment (full-time or part-time)
  • Internships (paid or unpaid)
  • Co-op
  • Summer jobs
  • Volunteer/Service learning
  • Senior projects or academic research

16
Samples of Experience
Washington Mutual Orlando, FL Accounting
Intern May Aug 2003 Reviewed and corrected
accounting entries, assisted with financial
planning input and analysis, and generated
reports. (Accounting corrections revealed nearly
50,000 in unpaid bills and mislaid funds.)
  • University of Central Florida, College of
    Business Orlando, FL
  • Graduate Assistant Aug 2002 present
  • Assist in class preparation, update computer
    files, internet research, and other
    organizational
  • functions
  • Present workshops on resume writing and
    interviewing preparation
  • Provide individual career guidance and academic
    advising

17
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 (407) 555-8975 ? ChrisSmith_at_msn.com
OBJECTIVE Laboratory position in diagnostic
microbiology or related field.
EDUCATION University of Central Florida Orlando,
FL Bachelor of Science May 2003 Major
Biology, GPA 3.5 Relevant
Courses Medical Microbiology Molecular
Genetics Microbiology Physiology Immunology Fo
od Microbiology Virology
SKILLS Lab Cell culture techniques, gram stain,
spectroscopy, western blot Computer Microsoft
Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access Language
Fluent in Spanish
EXPERIENCE Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention Atlanta, GA Microbiology
Intern May Aug 2002 Characterized
LaCrosse virus from mosquito field isolates to
determine if genetic differences vary
geographically Extracted RNA from mosquito
field isolates infected with LaCrosse
virus Performed RT/PCR on the isolated
RNA Purified complementary DNA products
Quantified DNA product using agarose gel
electrophoresis 
18
Samples of Additional Components
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS American Counseling
Association, member National Career Development
Association, Secretary (Fall 2003) National
Academic Advising Association, member
HONORS, AWARDS and ACTIVITIES Florida Bright
Futures Scholar Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor
Society Big Brothers Volunteer
LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES President of Student
Government Association Pledge Coordinator for
Sigma Chi Fraternity Treasurer for UCF Chapter
of the American Society for Microbiology
19
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 (407) 555-8975 ? ChrisSmith_at_msn.com
OBJECTIVE Laboratory position in diagnostic
microbiology or related field.
EDUCATION University of Central Florida Orlando,
FL Bachelor of Science May 2003 Major
Biology, GPA 3.5 Relevant
Courses Medical Microbiology Molecular
Genetics Microbiology Physiology Immunology
Food Microbiology Virology
SKILLS Lab Cell culture techniques, gram stain,
spectroscopy, western blot Computer Microsoft
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access Language
Fluent in Spanish
EXPERIENCE Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention Atlanta, GA Microbiology
Intern May Aug 2002 Characterized
LaCrosse virus from mosquito field isolates to
determine if genetic differences vary
geographically Extracted RNA from mosquito
field isolates infected with LaCrosse
virus Performed RT/PCR on the isolated
RNA Purified complementary DNA products
Quantified DNA product using agarose gel
electrophoresis 
LEADERSHIP President of Student Government
Association ACTIVITIES Treasurer for American
Society for Microbiology Pledge Coordinator for
Sigma Chi Fraternity
20
Relevant Skills
Gained through
  • Coursework special classes/projects
  • Employment
  • Internship / Co-op
  • Volunteer experience
  • Student leadership
  • Computer usage
  • Foreign language usage

21
Samples of Skills Section
SKILLS Language Fluent in Spanish Computer
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access
  • SKILLS SUMMARY
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Outgoing with a positive attitude
  • Professional demeanor

22
References
  • Separate page that complements resume
  • Lists professional contacts who have direct
    knowledge of your skills and qualifications
  • References may include faculty, former employers,
    and internship supervisors
  • Obtain permission from references in advance and
    provide them with current resume

23
CHRIS SMITH 83 Prospect Road ? Orlando, FL
32837 (407) 555-8975 ? ChrisSmith_at_msn.com
REFERENCES Dr. Robert Smith Chair, Biology
Department University of Central Florida 4000
Central Florida Blvd Orlando, FL 32816 (407)
555-0000 Rsmith_at_mail.ucf.edu Ms. Louise
Parker Research Coordinator Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention 101 Peachtree
Center Atlanta, GA 30001 (404)
555-1111 louparker_at_cdcp.gov Dr. Jonathan
Hopkins National President American Society
for Microbiology 1000 Dupont Circle Washington
, DC 58221 (202) 555-2222 DrJohn_at_asm.org
24
Other
  • Paperclip
  • Coverletter, resume, references
  • Can you read it
  • What are you doing it for
  • Practice Interview

25
Career Services and Experiential Learning
Workshops
  • Business Etiquette
  • Choosing or Changing Majors
  • Choosing the Best Career
  • Cover Letters Business Correspondence
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Federal Employment
  • Graduate School Planning
  • How to Succeed at a Career Fair
  • Internships and Cooperative Education
  • Interview Techniques
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Introduction to On-line Job Postings and
    On-Campus Interviewing
  • Portfolios (How to Prepare)
  • Resumes

26
Career Services Experiential Learning
  • Locations/Hours
  • Career Services Student Resource Center 7G
  • Normal Hours of Operation Mon. Fri. (800 am -
    500 pm)
  • Walk-in Service Mon. Fri. (1000 am - 400 pm)
  • Experiential Learning Howard Phillips Hall,
    Ste. 208
  • Normal Hours of Operation Mon. Fri. (800 am -
    500 pm)
  • Walk-in Service Mon-Fri. (800 am-1200pm)
    (200pm -500pm)
  • Satellite Locations
  • College of Business BA2, Room 222
  • Lockheed Martin Sand Lake Road
  • Rosen College of Hospitality Management 9907
    Universal Blvd., Ste. 201

27
The UCF Creed
Integrity, scholarship, community, creativity,
and excellence are the core values that guide our
conduct, performance, and decisions. Integrity I
will practice and defend academic and personal
honesty. Scholarship I will cherish and honor
learning as a fundamental purpose of my
membership in the UCF community. Community I
will promote an open and supportive campus
environment by respecting the rights and
contributions of every individual. Creativity I
will use my talents to enrich the human
experience. Excellence I will strive toward the
highest standards of performance in any endeavor
I undertake.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
About PowerShow.com