Resume Building for FrogFolio

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Resume Building for FrogFolio

  1. 1. RÉSUMÉ BUILDING connections and career advice
  2. 2. Find your Passion • Research majors and what you can do with your major. • Take assessments, such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator or StrengthsQuest, to identify potential career areas that suit you!
  3. 3. Prepare Yourself • You will need an effective: • Résumé • Cover Letter • Interviewing Skills • Networking Skills
  4. 4. Résumés • https://careers.tcu.edu/preparing-yourself.html • The above link will give you access to: • A Résumé Development Worksheet • A How-To make a résumé • Countless sample résumés in your area of study!
  5. 5. Cover Letters • Introduce you to future employers and can be an essential first impression. • Resources can be found using the previous slide’s link, as well.
  6. 6. Networking and Interviewing • Two essential components of landing a job. • The best way to improve your skills is to practice! • Schedule mock interviews with Career Services. • Take advantage of social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook, but be careful what you put online! • Ask yourself: how do I want to be seen by future employers?
  7. 7. Gain Experience • Apply for Internships • Study Abroad • Work On-Campus or Part-Time!
  8. 8. Additional Resources • Visit https://careers.tcu.edu/students.html • And do not forget, put a link to your fantastic new résumé on your portfolio!

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