Application tips

Resume tips

Having a strong resume can significantly improve your chances of landing your dream job! Please see below for some helpful tips to make your resume the best it can be.

  1. Make sure all of your contact information is at the top of your resume.
  2. Format your resume to be easy to read. Use a standard font, organize your information and don’t crowd the page.
  3. Have a strong objective for why you are applying for the position.
  4. Prioritize your work experience with your most recent and relevant experience listed first and note key. accomplishments for each position held.
  5. Ensure education is listed with the most recent degree/diploma/course listed at the top of the section.

Interview tips

Arrive confident and prepared for your interview by reviewing these helpful tips:

  1. Research the department and unit before your interview.
  2. Review the job description and brainstorm potential interview questions and your responses.
  3. Wear professional attire to the interview.
  4. Arrive on time.
  5. Be polite and offer sincere greetings to your interview panel.
  6. Be confident, enthusiastic and truthful in all of your responses.
  7. Maintain open, positive body language.
  8. Sell your strengths.
  9. Ask questions about the role and the department at the end of the interview.
  10. Thank your interviewers at the end of the interview and send a follow up thank you email.