Current Students

Acquired Skills for Use in Resume


  • Write reports
  • Summarize reports
  • Provide written instructions
  • Write memos and letters
  • Clear and concise exposition of ideas/description/intentions
  • Experience of proof-reading/re-writing
  • Ability to succinctly summarize materials
  • Grammatically and stylistically correct in form
  • Professional communication style
  • Complete a variety of different writing tasks, keeping in mind the specific audience and goal for each task.
  • Organize ideas and information into a logical sequence that is easy for others follow
  • Respond to and provide feedback

Oral Communication

  • Make a presentation
  • Discuss issues with colleagues
  • Present a point of view
  • Organize ideas and information into a logical sequence that is easy for others follow
  • Respond to and provide feedback
  • Speak with confidence

Quantitative Literacy

  • Create tables and graphs
  • Present and explain tables and graphs
  • Analyze tables and graphs
  • Gather appropriate data
  • Explain data
  • Evaluate and express both the strengths and the limitations of quantitative data
  • Use quantitative data as evidence to support an argument

Group Work

  • Work with others
  • Work in a team
  • Support team mates
  • Lead a team
  • Organize and prioritize work
  • Meet deadlines
  • Listen to others and recognize their contributions
  • Express a dissenting opinion or point of view

Critical Thinking

  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data
  • Create a point of view and defend it based on data
  • Provide good reasons and arguments
  • Analyze other points of view
  • Set goals/prioritize
  • Expertise in problem identification and solving
  • Comprehension of conceptually dense material
  • Ability to select relevant information
  • Identify and interpret patterns
  • Analysis of information/argument/patterns
  • Provide reasoned justification for assertion/position/choice
  • Dissect an issue, situation, or problem (analysis)
  • Pull different types of information together in order to address an issue, situation, or problem (synthesis)
  • Pay attention to both small details and the big picture and understand how they relate to one another

Information Literacy

  • Identity sources of relevant information
  • Work with databases online and in libraries
  • Judge the validity/authority of sources
  • Judge the accuracy and objectivity of sources
  • Judge significance and reliability of sources
  • Evaluate qualitative and quantitative data