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Resume for Interview?

prepreprepre Posts: 418Registered User Member
Is it OK to use the first person on a resmume when describing an activity and your role in it:

EG, which one is better:
1. Interned at the the National Institutes Health; Completed scientific research regarding protein-mediated viral entry.

or

2.I Interned at the National Institutes of Health and completed scientific research regarding protein-mediated viral entry.
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Replies to: Resume for Interview?

  • uskoolfishuskoolfish Posts: 1,630Registered User Senior Member
    "I" is assumed and wastes space. The professional way to do it is #1
  • Cougar09Cougar09 Posts: 218Registered User Junior Member
    My interviewer told me to put my resume away :( lol
  • ShesOnHerWayShesOnHerWay Posts: 757Registered User Member
    So did my D2 interviewer....she said she couldn't take it.
  • prepreprepre Posts: 418Registered User Member
    Haha I had my interview today and wrote up a resume but didn't even take it out...I was too busy coughing (I'm sick :( ) but the interview was great; it wasn't formal at all . I love MIT :)
  • blayman5blayman5 Posts: 62Registered User Junior Member
    No resume needed. My interviewer did not even notice that i brought anything.
  • AmbitiousMind07AmbitiousMind07 Posts: 1,010Registered User Senior Member
    My interviewer requested that I e-mail it to him when I first signed up to receive an interview. He said that he usually sculpts his questions from the student's interests. It seemed to work just fine for me; the interview went very well! I suppose it just depends on the preference of the interviewer.
  • DukeBlueDevilsDukeBlueDevils Posts: 444Registered User Member
    my interviewer was impressed that i had brought a resume with me and gladly accepted it.
  • 2coll2coll Posts: 200Registered User Junior Member
    My daughter was interviewed at our home. The interviewer mentioned that he prefers to talk to the parents after the formal interview. Interviewed for about 1 hour and spoke with us for another 45 minutes. He did take the resume with him.
  • ShesOnHerWayShesOnHerWay Posts: 757Registered User Member
    Since MIT makes such a big deal about the interview, you'd think that they would standardize what the ECs should and shouldn't do.
  • MikalyeMikalye Posts: 1,065Registered User Senior Member
    They do standardise what we report to some degree. I think that the system works very well, actually. The current system plays to the strengths of each individual EC.
  • prepreprepre Posts: 418Registered User Member
    I think that MITs interviews vary a lot from formal to casual; it's weird how they do it
  • DukeBlueDevilsDukeBlueDevils Posts: 444Registered User Member
    ^yeah i agree, some people's seem way more rigorous/formal than others...
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