by Kaitlin Schafer | May 23, 2013
Today's post is written by ECS Career Advisor, Kaitlin Schafer, who advises intern, co-op, and full-time employment seeking students.
A well prepared-resume is critical to landing an interview. Ensure your format fits U.S. standards by being aware of the following differences:
- Highlights achievements, academic background, and work experience related to desired work position
- One page in length per degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD)
- Does not include TOEFL score, photo, marital status, age, race, gender, or religion (employers are not allowed to base hiring decisions on these qualities)
- Provides extensive chronological details regarding academic and work experience
- Multiple pages in length
- May include photo, marital status, age, race, etc.
See the resume sample for an international student below.
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