Resume Writing for Engineering & IT Students – Presented by MDS Aero Support Corporation
Sep 22, 2017 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Resume Writing for Engineering & IT Students
Presented by Carole Morris, Director of HR at MDS Aero Support Corporation

The Faculty of Engineering and Design, along with Co-op and Career Services is pleased to host a series of employment skills workshops, just for students in Engineering and IT programs.  A Human Resources professional from an engineering and/or technology firm will present each workshop.

The Resume Writing for Engineering & IT workshop will assist students construct a resume that will stand out to technical recruiters and hiring managers.  Quickly covering the basics of cover letter and resume writing, the workshop will move on to addressing key tactics for technical resumes.  Some questions that will be addressed include:

  • How can I best present my technical skills to technical recruiters, as well as the engineering/IT hiring managers?
  • How important are extra-curricular and soft skills on a technical resume?
  • Is it true that high-tech/engineering resumes should only be one page?
  • Do technical resumes need to be accompanied by a cover letter?

About our presenter:
Carole Morris is the Director of Human Resources at MDS Aero Support Corporation.  MDS is a long-standing supporter of Carleton University and an employer to many Co-op students and new graduates.  For more than 30 years, MDS has been the global leader in Gas Turbine Engine Solutions—its clients spanning the world’s most elite companies including Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, Air France, Solar Turbines, MTU, and Siemens.

Specializing in the provision of aviation and industrial / marine solutions for the world’s top companies, MDS delivers customized, turnkey Gas Turbine Engine test facilities, becoming a prime partner to its clients.

With a core staff of over 250 individuals of which 75% consist of engineers and technologists experienced in a wide range of engineering disciplines, MDS provides clients with a single source for all their engineering and project requirements.

Students register vis mySuccess on Carleton Central.

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