Resumes and vitae guide
The resume is:
• A brief, concise document that summarizes your background.
• Is tailored to the purpose for which it is being used.
• Can open the door to an interview, but is just the start in an internship or job search.
• Also be used in applying for graduate or professional school, scholarships, and other purposes.
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Vitae (curriculum vitae) is a more extensive document typically used by those with graduate education pursuing positions in academia or research.
Content | sections including the elusive, challenging objective.
Federal job search has its own resume guidelines.
Scannable resumes: a brief history lesson.
Biggest mistakes on resumes
strike from your resume.
Should I do a video resume? Most say no.
|Quick reference: degrees | abbrev | caps | apostrophes|
What IS my VT degree? B.S./B.A., M.A...?
VT undergraduate degrees & majors
VT graduate programs & degrees
Possessive and capitalization