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Keep contact detail section concise – there is no need to include date of birth or gender

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It is a good idea to demonstrate the level you are currently working to in your course.

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Include only modules relevant to the job you are applying to.

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You may be able to demonstrate other skills/knowledge through a concise description of project work. This student has emphasised design and construction skills.

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You can give a short description of the context of your work. But remember, it is your activities that the employer is most interested in.

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Bullet points should be precise and begin with active verbs – they should demonstrate the skill and be tailored to what the job role requires.

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Communication skills are highly sought after by engineering firms, so look for opportunities to demonstrate these skills in context.

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Try to demonstrate how you have used software in your course or on the job. It can be effective to describe how you used software in the education or work experience sections.

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Memberships of Institutions can demonstrate commitment to the sector.