Resume Dos and Don’ts for Ph.D.s

By: Jennifer S Furlong & Stacy M Hartman

In this article, check out tips and strategies for navigating the creation and maintenance of a resume as a PhD student & graduate for the internship and/or job search process in industry …

By David Cota-Buckhout
David Cota-Buckhout Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Support
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5 Rules for Writing a Software Engineer Resume That Will Get You Hired (Plus Example)

by Jaclyn Westlake
The Muse

Do you want to secure a job as a software engineer? Read here for resume tips that will get you hired!

By Christina Pero
Christina Pero Employer and Alumni Experiences Manager
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What Is Creative Thinking? Definition and Examples

Creative thinking is the ability to come up with unique, original solutions. Also known as creative problem-solving, creative thinking is a valuable and marketable soft skill in a wide variety of careers. In this guide, you’ll learn:

Creative Thinking Definition

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Can My Creative Industry Resume Be More Imaginative?

There’s a time and a place when it comes to creativity in the job application process.

One of those places, for example, is your resume – especially if you work (or are seeking work) in a creative industry like media, design, …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Tips for Creating an Effective Engineering Resume

It goes without saying that a great resume will help distinguish you from the multitude of other applicants out there. Engineering resumes can be particularly tricky, and demand in the industry is high, which makes a stand-out resume even more …

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In Support of the Junk Drawer CV

November 28, 2022

It’s a magical document that’s tucked away in your storage drive where you record high points and low points among your career endeavors, explains Kate Stuart.

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By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

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5 Essential Project Management Skills for Your Resume

Most companies will need to meet various business goals and objectives at any one time. The most common approach is to group related activities into distinct or related projects. It is crucial that these projects are planned and managed successfully, …

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Make Your Resume Job Specific

Your resume is the primary part of your job application. It’ll likely be one of the first (if not the first) pieces of the puzzle that prospective employers review when they’re considering you as a candidate for an open role.

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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An Intimidating Skills List On The Job Description? Do Not Let It Intimate You.

Are you ever intimidated by the skills and experience requirements when scrolling through job postings? Perhaps you think there is no way you’ll ever acquire the expertise to land your dream job. Or maybe you’re discovering postings that seem at …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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