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APO and Your Résumé Mike Major, SPHR Director Career Services. The Value of Internships. Overall first-job offer to new college graduates with NO internship experience: $37,621 Overall first-job offer to new college graduates with an internship experience: $41,580 Difference of $3,959

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APO and Your Résumé

Mike Major, SPHRDirectorCareer Services

the value of internships
The Value of Internships

Overall first-job offer to new college graduates with NO internship experience:

$37,621

Overall first-job offer to new college graduates with an internship experience:

$41,580

Difference of $3,959

APO, represented properly, can make this level of impact!

Source: 2013 NACE Salary Survey

www.svsu.edu/careers

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Don’t forget--University-Wide Employment Fair is this Friday!Friday, March 28Noon-3pmCurtiss HallBanquet Rooms
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Winning Résumés

Pages 9-13

www.svsu.edu/careers

value proposition
Value Proposition
  • What will you bring to the organization?
  • Do you have the skills necessary to do the work?
  • Do you have the experience that the organization desires?

www.svsu.edu/careers

importance of effective bullet statements page 10
Importance of Effective Bullet Statements(Page 10)
  • “A picture is worth 1,000 words”
  • Paint a picture in the employer’s mind
  • Statements should be clear, concise and detailed
  • “Presented to a group of students” vs.“Presented to a group of 35 college freshmen”

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if this is like your resume come see me
If this is like your resume, come see me!
  • Fry CookMcDonald’s Restaurant
      • Helped customers
      • Stocked shelves
      • Used cash register
      • Cleaned store
      • Dealt with complaints
    • Not very impressive
    • Tasks implied by the title
    • Add no value to resume

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this is a little better but still not great
This is a little better, but still not great -
  • Crew MemberMcDonald’s Restaurant
  • Assisted customers in a warm and friendly manner
  • Stocked shelves during down times to ensure a professional environment
  • Processed financial transactions through the cash register in a fast and efficient manner
  • Cleaned store to maintain an appealing atmosphere to enhance customer satisfaction

www.svsu.edu/careers

say more with less
“Say More with Less”
  • Describe accomplishments and achievements
  • Increase something good or decrease something bad?
  • Employers want individuals who will make a difference
  • Crew MemberMcDonald’s Restaurant
    • Earned Crew Member of the Month in June 2012 for consistently providing outstanding service

www.svsu.edu/careers

other activities
“Other” Activities
  • Highlight appropriate accomplishments
  • Example:

HONORS / AWARDS / ACTIVITIES

Volunteer, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Midland May 2010 – Present

* Received ultimate brother award by successfully logging over 1,000 hours of volunteer service, assisting four youths who all went on to attend college

Member, Alpha Phi Omega Co-ed Service Fraternity Sept. 2011 – Present

* Served as treasurer for an on-campus organization of over 50 members and $10,000 in resources that participated in over 10,000 hours of community service during the 2013-14 academic year

Recipient, SVSU Award for Excellence Scholarship Aug. 2010 – May 2014

www.svsu.edu/careers

additional examples for apo
Additional examples for APO
  • Participant in a national service fraternity in which I perform over ## hours of community service per year
  • Mentored new members on the culture and traditions of an organization with a rich history dating back to 1925
  • Served as volunteer coordinator and successfully arranged over ## service hours in support of over ## events
  • Hosted team building exercises for ## members that fostered a closer bond among fraternity members
  • Completed leadership courses that covered topics including effective problem solving, conflict negotiation, ethics/moral implications and project management strategies
  • Many more examples possible based on YOUR experience with APO!

www.svsu.edu/careers

headings can be anything
Headings can be ANYTHING

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP

Officer Title, Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Delta Upsilon Chapter, Saginaw Valley State University

  • Participant in a national service fraternity in which I perform over ## hours of community service per year
  • Leadership Accomplishment #1
  • Leadership Accomplishment #2

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Member, Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Delta Upsilon Chapter, Saginaw Valley State University

  • Participant in a national co-ed service fraternity in which I perform over ## hours of community service per year
  • Service Project Accomplishment #1
  • LEADS learning accomplishment #2

www.svsu.edu/careers

last words on documents
Last words on documents…
  • Review, review, review!
  • Career Services
    • 964-4954
    • Appointments & Workshops with staff
    • SVSU Writing Center
  • Faculty members
  • Guidelines and Tutorials available:
    • http://www.svsu.edu/careers

www.svsu.edu/careers

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Don’t forget--University-Wide Employment Fair is this Friday!Friday, March 28Noon-3pmCurtiss HallBanquet Rooms
t h a n k y o u

T H A N K Y O U

mmajor@svsu.edu989.964.7130

www.svsu.edu/careers