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Beyond the Resume: An Inside Look for Students at What Recruiters Really Think

Originally delivered May 19, 2009
Source: AIChE
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This presentation is chockfull of tips and strategies for college students applying for internships or making the leap into the career world. Participants will learn how to make their resume a stand-out marketing tool, the power of networking and how to tackle interviews with confidence. In addition to these crucial career search skills, the presentation will take an in-depth look at what makes a candidate rise to the top of a very competitive job market, including The Five Traits of The Polished Student.

Participants will learn how to brainstorm their accomplishments, identify their specific business skills and discover how to successfully communicate who they are and what they have to offer to a potential employer. By the end of the presentation, each participant will be well armed with inside information and immediate strategies to make the most of their job search and get the edge on the competition.


Meredith Trotta

Meredith Trotta is founder of The Polished Student, a company providing private coaching for college students entering the career world. Before starting The Polished Student, Meredith spent over ten years as a corporate recruiter for Time Inc.’s marketing department in New York City focusing on the hiring of top undergraduate and MBA talent for both internships and full-time jobs.

After graduating from the University of Connecticut, Meredith began her career working in college admissions. She worked in undergraduate admissions for Plymouth State College and UConn, and graduate...Read more

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