Adding Relevant Experience to Your Resume
What is Relevant Experience?
Any paid or unpaid experience you have related to your major or field of study is considered relevant experience. It is a good idea to build as much relevant experience on your resume as possible to compliment what you are learning in the classroom.
Examples of Relevant Experience
Experience through Employers
Part-time employment on or off campus (see Part-Time Jobs)
Internship or Co-op
HandsOn K-State - Promotes civic learning and leadership through meaningful volunteer and service opportunities between campus and community.
Konza United Way - Local umbrella organization for many non-profit organizations and agencies.
Leadership and Involvement
Greek organizations (see Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life)
Student organizations (see the Office of Student Activities and Services)
- Professional organizations
International Teams- School of Leadership Studies
- International Research and Faculty Collaborations
Develop a website or blog
Competitions in your field
Certifications and trainings
Learn another language
- Learn a new technical skill