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Customizing Resumes - Science and Engineering Fields

Wed., Feb. 24, 2021 3:00 p.m. - Wed., Feb. 24, 2021 4:15 p.m.

Location: Webinar Format

To attend, you must register in advance (click link below)

After registering for a session, you will receive a confirmation email with directions for joining the meeting.

How to register for a career session (Zoom meeting)
To help ensure online security, advance registration is required. To register for a session, simply click the registration link for each session of interest and complete the online form.

Registering well in advance is recommended. Registrations received less than 30 minutes before the start time or during the meeting might not be processed on time.

How to Attend via Zoom & Meeting Security
a) After your online registration is processed, you will receive a Confirmation Email with a meeting ID, password, and URL. You will need these to join shortly before the start time.
b) About 10-15 minutes before the start time, click the link in the Confirmation Email. Join early to allow extra time to resolve any connection problems. Follow the Zoom instructions. You might need to download a Zoom file and enter a password (noted in the email).
c) Next, you will be admitted to a Waiting Room until shortly before the start time and the Host admits you.
d) During the session you can turn your microphone and video on and off to ask a question and participate in discussion.
e) Downloading the Zoom app to your device (e.g.,desktop, laptop, iPad) is recommended. Option: If you would to sign up for a free Zoom account, click here:

For questions or more information, contact at least 1 hour before the session starts.


Career Development Session for U of R Students, Alumni & Employees (no fee)

Customizing Resumes - Science & Engineering Fields
To get more applications noticed, tailor each resume to highlight your strengths and potential benefits.

Is your resume a barrier to getting interviews?  

  • For more interviews, write resumes that highlight your relevant knowledge, skills and abilities, attitudes, experience and other qualifications.
  • Customizing starts with analyzing requirements and then recognizing and describing your related strengths.
  • Learn how to include impressive examples from your academic, volunteer and/or employment experience.
  • Sample resumes, cover letters and other related resources will be provided.
Prepare in advance for interviews and find more jobs!
Also attend Interview Prep and Job Searching.
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