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University Student. Software Engineering Intern. Computer Science Intern. Intern Programmer. Information Technology Intern. Data Science Intern.
Computer Science is usually described as the study of computers and Information Systems (IT). Unlike Hardware Engineers who focus mainly on physical components of a computer, such as graphics card, CPU, and data storage, Computer Science students spend most of their studies and academic experience on the development of skills which are necessary for work with software systems, application development, software engineering, and design. Later on, they can decide which particular area to specialize in.
Since the IT industry has been experiencing extraordinary growth in the last years, it is pretty sure that Computer Science graduates will definitely not run out of job opportunities in the near future. And although getting better in fields like programming and design is not completely tight to a university degree, choosing Computer Science major may be a great investment. In their studies, Computer Science students learn important theory of Software Engineering and Development but also pay great attention to putting their acquired knowledge into practice. By the end of the studies, they are ready to join various companies and organizations on positions like Junior Software Developer, Junior Web Developer, and Information Security Analyst.
"It's never too early to start looking and applying for internships!" As a university student, you have probably heard this advice from older students and professors over and over again. And it's true. Even though you are "just" a student now, real work experience may be a deciding factor in whether you will or will not get your dream job in the future. Then, after finishing the internship, don't forget to describe it in your resume. It will show your potential employer that you do not only focus on education but also thrive to get real work experience. You can also include Volunteering positions and Summer jobs, if relevant.
Don't spend all the time focusing on only a few resume sections, such as Profile and Work Experience but also try to make other sections good and appealing too. One of these should contain the skills and abilities you have. As mentioned above, only include relevant things. For instance, in this example, you should mention all software/computer applications you know how to use and at what level you can use them. You can also describe other abilities which you feel are important and should not be left out, such as Interpersonal Skills, Languages, etc. Just, remember don't make this section too long!
It is good to be able to show the Hiring Managers that you were working hard during university and high school years. This can be done through including all awards which you have won and the accomplishments you have made in your resume. Did you win the Principal's Award? Did you have the best GPA? Were you a Valedictorian? Mention it in your resume!