If you had ten seconds to tell an employer about yourself, what would you choose to say and how would you convey it most effectively?
As one of the most important self-marketing pieces you will have your Resume, cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), LinkedIn profile, personal statement, and all other business correspondence, are a vital aspect of your internship, graduate school, and job search experience. In most situations these documents will be the first impression that any employer, or educational institution will have of you. It’s important that you convey your skills and accomplishments as they relate to the job you’re seeking, their intent being to get you an interview.
Whether you’re a freshman seeking your first job or internship, or alum with experience under your belt, the guides below should give you information and ideas on how to best represent yourself.