Working alongside Mike Mullis, Sid was able to decide which major to choose in the Lamb school and to utilize resources to improve his resume, network, and prepare for interviews-all of which have made him better equipped to pursue a successful and meaningful career. Student Story: "I walked into the CLA career center asking to just get basic help on how to write my resume. The CLA career center helped me each step of the way, and I'm thankful for all the services and opportunities they provide the Liberal Arts students to help achieve their future goals. My Purdue Liberal Arts education, participation in students orgs. Showing fellow students that Liberal Arts grads have a place in any industry. Talking to the CLA Career Advisor, Mike Mullis, helped me formulate how I could market myself towards employers as a desirable combination of both soft and technical skills.
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Resumes and Cover Letters | UCLA Career Center
The career orientation is intended to highlight the services and resources offered through the College of Liberal Arts Career Center. Learn to write cover letters and add value to your resume refer to page of the CCO handbook or the Purdue Online Writing Lab for help. Meet with a Career Specialist or Career Ambassador to identify and network with employers that hire liberal arts students and graduates. Build your online brand by creating a LinkedIn profile and ensure social media accounts are appropriate and professional.
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Your resume is a powerful marketing tool to land an interview. Employers typically scan a resume for seconds, so craft a resume that is clear, concise, and demonstrates how you meet their needs. Make a list of special qualities that set you apart from other applicants. Employers will be looking for examples of:. Think of specific examples of where and how each skill or attribute led to a tangible result or achievement.