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Applying for physics REU program, resume help?

  1. Dec 14, 2011 #1
    I'm a junior undergrad who is applying for a REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program at FSU's High Magnetic Field Laboratory, and in my application it requires a resume. I've never made a resume before, not even for my job, so I'm unsure of what to do. I've looked at resumes for different businesses, but I am not sure if this is the type of resume I should make for an academic program. Any tips?
    (Also, I apologize if this is in the wrong category.)
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  3. Dec 14, 2011 #2


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    For undergrad research? In the order I would use:

    1. Name, contact details
    2. Educational history
    3. Research Experience
    4. Work history (explain duties, focus on those relevant to your application)
    5. Work experience
    4. Awards etc
    5. Personal qualities
    6. Other interests

    It should be NO MORE THAN TWO PAGES. If you run out of space, shorten (or skip) the last 3 parts.
  4. Jan 2, 2012 #3
    Put your objective,educational details along with the job summary and experience that you have in research area.
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