Draft a resume using one of the templates on the OCS website. Attend a Resume Workshop to learn the nuts and bolts of getting started. See the OCS website for dates. View the OCS Online Resume Tutorial.
Come to dropins. MondayFriday, 1: 004: 00pmget any quick career question answered and have an adviser look at your To get started, take a look at our two resume and cover letter guides: Resumes and Cover Letters for Master's Students (pdf) Resumes and Cover Letters for Ph.
D. Students (pdf) Watch the How to Write a Resume tutorialwhile designed for Harvard undergraduates, it is appropriate for graduate students, too. How to Write a Great Resume and Cover Letter What makes a great rsum and cover letter?
Linda Spencer, associate director and coordinator of career advising at Harvard Extension School, shares examples of a few strong rsums and Objective No longer in style.
Do not include in your resume. References available upon request No longer in style. Do not include in your resume. Resume Templates. Chronological This is the most commonly used layout. Recommended for a mostly consistent record of employment showing progressiongrowth from position to position. The first 1520 words of your resume are critically important because thats how long you usually have a hiring managers attention, says Lees. Start with a brief summary of your expertise. Youll have the opportunity to expand on your experience further down in your resume and in your cover letter.
For now, keep it short. Keep your resume to one page, except if you have an extensive list of relevant publications; have five or more years of work experience prior to law school; are applying internationally; are applying for fellowships.
Resumes used for fellowship applications should exceed one page and include any relevant information even if it dates back to