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Anthropology

Resume Phrases for Anthropology Majors

As an Anthropology major, you’re likely exposed to a wide range of theoretical perspectives and research methods, given the opportunity to study different civilizations, cultures, and languages, and have perhaps participated in field research. But how do you capture these great experiences on your resume? Here are a handful of resume phrases that may be helpful in describing your classroom, […]

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Resume Phrases – Admissions Office Worker

Here are a handful of resume phrases that college students or recent grads with Admission Office experience may find useful:

  • Represented university to campus visitors, including prospective students, parents, alumni and community members
  • Answered questions about ____ College and local community
  • Wrote original content for Admissions Blog, read by prospective students and parents
  • Helped set up for special visit days and Admissions events

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Did you realize that you can gain analytical and critical thinking skills from campus jobs?

Transferable Skills Developed On-Campus: Analytical/Critical Thinking

Did you realize that you can gain analytical and critical thinking skills from campus jobs?

Employers want candidates that can think critically. You’ve gained analytical skills in the classroom, but did you realize that you’ve also gained them through on-campus employment? Here are some examples of resumes phrases describing analytical skills gained through common campus jobs.

ANALYTICAL/CRITICAL THINKING

Library worker

  • Offered suggestion for creating Facebook group for library workers, helping to encourage community-building
  • Helped problem solve solution for scheduling conflicts among student staff

Food service/catering worker

  • Determined most efficient and effective procedures for setting up large-scale events, such as eliminating redundant steps to improve speed of room setup
  • Identified error in equipment calibration; communicated problem with supervisor immediately, resulting in savings of over $200 in wasted product
  • (more…)

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Your college course catalog – a resume builder?

A course catalog – you probably have one or two laying around. They are usually published once an academic year and include information like course descriptions, major requirements, campus service overviews, etc. Many students receive one every year and after a quick glance, set it aside. But did you know that your course catalog can actually help you build your […]

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