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    Dear various members:

    I am an international student who just graduate from a college in NYC. The following is the sketch of my resume. It would mean a lot to me if anyone could give me opinion on the wording, format and materials in the resume.

    THX!

    Objective: To utilize my knowledge and experiences in a challenging and rewarding environment

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Economics Tutor 10/06- Present
      Academics Support Laboratory, Queens College, Flushing NY
    * Instruct students on Economics-related courses
    * Develop studentsí further understanding on Economics
    * Exchange views on current economics news and affairs with students
    * Assist students in constructing econometrics projects and models
       
    Legal Assistant 7/06-4/07
      Xuejie Wong, Attorney at Law, Flushing, NY
      * Subordinated attorney in performing and undertaking legal businesses
      * Prepared legal documents and immigration forms appropriately
      * Contacted and assisted new and existing customers with legal issues

    Internship 6/05- 8/05
    Solomon Smith Barney, Rego Park, NY
      * Collaborated with financial consultants on various subjects
      * Maintained communication with clients and affiliates by preparing mailings and faxes
      * Organized a database of confidential documents, inc. forms, contracts and letters

    EDUCATION
       Bachelor of Arts in Queens College of the City University of New York
    Majors: Mathematics & Economics
    G.P.A.: 3.308
    Achievement: SOA Actuarial Exam P

    HONOR & ACTIVITIES
    The National Dean's List 2004/2005

    Vice President of Queens College International Student Community
      * Organized activities, worked with school officials and prepared proposals
      Member of Queens College Academic Senate Committee
      * Discussed issues of international students in QC, expressed opinions on school policies
    Voluntary Work in Citizenship Now of Daily News

    COMPUTER SKILLS
    Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point, Stata, Eviews, Internet and Photoshop

    LANGUAGES
    Proficient in written and spoken Cantonese and Mandarin


    References available upon request

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    Default Re: Help with resume (entry-level job)

    Quote Originally Posted by hehe878 View Post
    Dear various members:

    I am an international student who just graduated from a college in NYC. The following is the sketch of my resume. It would mean a lot to me if anyone could give me opinions on the wording, format and materials in the resume.

    THX!

    Objective: To utilize my knowledge and experiences in a challenging and rewarding environment

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Economics Tutor 10/06- Present
      Academics Support Laboratory, Queens College, Flushing NY
    * Instructed students on Economics-related courses
    * Developed studentsí further understanding on Economics
    * Exchanged views on current economics news and affairs with students
    * Assisted students in constructing econometrics projects and models
       
    Legal Assistant 7/06-4/07
      Xuejie Wong, Attorney at Law, Flushing, NY
      * Subordinated attorney in performing and undertaking legal businesses
      * Prepared legal documents and immigration forms appropriately
      * Contacted and assisted new and existing customers with legal issues

    Internship 6/05- 8/05
    Solomon Smith Barney, Rego Park, NY
      * Collaborated with financial consultants on various subjects
      * Maintained communication with clients and affiliates by preparing mailings and faxes
      * Organized a database of confidential documents, inc. forms, contracts and letters

    EDUCATION
       Bachelor of Arts in Queens College of the City University of New York
    Majors: Mathematics & Economics
    G.P.A.: 3.308
    Achievement: SOA Actuarial Exam P

    HONOR & ACTIVITIES
    The National Dean's List 2004/2005

    Vice President of Queens College International Student Community
      * Organized activities, worked with school officials and prepared proposals
      Member of Queens College Academic Senate Committee
      * Discussed issues of international students in QC, expressed opinions on school policies
    Voluntary Work in Citizenship Now of Daily News

    COMPUTER SKILLS
    Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point, Stata, Eviews, Internet and Photoshop

    LANGUAGES
    Proficient in written and spoken Cantonese and Mandarin


    References available upon request
    It looks good to me. ("Experience" would, I think, work better than "experiences" there.)

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