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Writing a Resume

   1. Include your contact information at the top of the each page of your resume (i.e. name, address, email, cell and home phone number)

   2. Pay attention to spelling and spacing

   3. Make sure that the resume is geared toward the specific job in which you are applying

   4. Print the resume on standard white, quality paper

   5. Use a standard font, like Times New Roman, in size 11.

   6. Use 1” to 1.25 inch margins

   7. Do not add non-essential information like an "Objective Statement” or unrelated personal interests (like hiking), unless it is related to the job in which you are applying

   8. In your "Previous Employment” make sure that you list your job title, dates of employment, and a brief description of your responsibilities and accomplishments. This description should reveal why you would be of value to the organization in which you are applying.  

   9. It is acceptable to have a resume with multiple pages, if your work experience warrants such detail. This is especially the case if you have published research or have had other successes in your career.   

For a sample resume, click here.

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6/15/2017
Spring 2017 Tom Mulder Memorial Lunch and Lecture on LGBTQ Issues

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