In addition, they are impressed by seeing involvement in study abroad programs, independent studies and senior thesis/capstone projects, as well as published papers and attendance at scholarly conferences. Sound overwhelming? It can be if students aren't building their resumes and curricula vitae on an ongoing basis. The key is to start early and utilize resources in Career Services.
If you want your potential employer to see you for the organized, intelligent, hard-working (you are, right?) person you are, you need to make the employer feel that from the way you build your resume.
Build Your Resume | The Career Center
Being purposefully engaged in activities and leadership opportunities aimed at building a resume and/or curriculum vitae can enhance your student's employment and graduate school marketability.