Engineering firms are looking for graduates with excellent degrees, strong numerical and analytical skills, and proven initiative. This CV shows that the person made good use of their summers and was eager to get some decent work experience. The average graduate will obviously not have years of experience, but if you have spent two summers interning, then employers will take notice. The inclusion of sports and interests shows that although the candidate is very keen and hard working, he also knows how to relax and has a life outside of work.
Date of birth: November 19, 1984
23 Kent Walk
Tel: +44 (0)70 0000 0000
2002-2006Clever College, University of Renown
BA (Hons) Engineering - 2.1
MEng - Merit
Summer 2005 Institute for Manufacturing, University of Importance
Research into tool-less manufacturing processes (patent and publication pending)
Summer 2004 Smith & Sons Engineers
I spent 10 weeks working as a researcher into jetpack technology. Established a working mode of a jetpack, which is in the process of being refined.
September 2001 - May 2002 Trainee Engineer, The International Airport
I designed and oversaw construction of a #10 million combined domestic and international arrivals hall and assisted in technical maintenance of terminal building.
- 2007 - University Colours for lacrosse
- 2005 - Pembroke College book prize for outstanding performance in examinations.
- 2003 & 2004 - University Colours for fencing
I am actively involved in sport including rugby, hockey, cricket, water polo, swimming, football and lacrosse.I have a keen interest in travel and have travelled extensively throughout Asia, North America and Europe.
References available upon request
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