Resume Writing for Mid-Career or Career Changers

Track
Career Management
Start Day and Time
Sunday May 7 4-5:15 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
124 America's Center
Description
Learn practical tips for crafting an effective resume, including different resume formats, use of summary statement, ways to quantify your work experience to demonstrate impact, and when to let go" of previous or unrelated work experience. Samples from both good and not-so-good resumes will be examined. Attendees will edit their own resumes and review others during the session, so should be prepared with at least two hard copies--one for marking up, one for sharing with peers.

Career Management track generously supported by Johns Hopkins University MA in Museum Studies

Learner Outcome
  1. Look objectively and honestly at your resume
  2. (Re)craft a resume that is polished and persuasive
  3. Use this polished resume as one tool to get the job interview
Speakers
Presenter: 
Greg Stevens
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Assistant Director, Professional Development
Organization: 
American Alliance of Museums
Presenter: 
Megan Dickerson
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Manager of Exhibition Development
Organization: 
The New Children's Museum
Presenter: 
Timothy Lee
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Exhibits Manager/Senior Exhibit Designer
Organization: 
Natural History Museum of Utah - University of Utah