Resume Workshop for English Majors and Minors

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September 14, 2021
5:00PM - 6:15PM
Location
311 Denney Hall

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Add to Calendar 2021-09-14 17:00:00 2021-09-14 18:15:00 Resume Workshop for English Majors and Minors The Department of English is hosting this hands-on workshop specifically for English majors to give you resume tips and tricks (and warn you of pitfalls to avoid).  In this workshop, English majors and minors will learn to build a stand-out resume. It will also demonstrate how the skills you learn in the English major and minor programs will not only help you get a job but also help you in the job search process. If you have a drafted resume, please feel free to bring a copy. If you don’t have one yet, no problem—this workshop will help you develop one. Additionally, if you are currently conducting a job/internship search, feel free to bring copies of job advertisements for opportunities that interest you. At the end of this workshop, students will be able to: Identify the purpose of a resume, its structure and its key formatting elements Distinguish common missteps that job seekers make in resumes Recognize what employers look for in applicant resumes and the role that technology (Applicant Tracking Systems) plays in job searches Utilize skills developed in Humanities majors to critique and revise resumes (including their own) Develop their resumes and tailor them to specific job ads For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Katie Stanutz (.3). 311 Denney Hall Department of English english@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Department of English is hosting this hands-on workshop specifically for English majors to give you resume tips and tricks (and warn you of pitfalls to avoid). 

In this workshop, English majors and minors will learn to build a stand-out resume. It will also demonstrate how the skills you learn in the English major and minor programs will not only help you get a job but also help you in the job search process. If you have a drafted resume, please feel free to bring a copy. If you don’t have one yet, no problem—this workshop will help you develop one. Additionally, if you are currently conducting a job/internship search, feel free to bring copies of job advertisements for opportunities that interest you.

At the end of this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of a resume, its structure and its key formatting elements
  • Distinguish common missteps that job seekers make in resumes
  • Recognize what employers look for in applicant resumes and the role that technology (Applicant Tracking Systems) plays in job searches
  • Utilize skills developed in Humanities majors to critique and revise resumes (including their own)
  • Develop their resumes and tailor them to specific job ads

For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Katie Stanutz (.3).

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