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Mechanical Engineer. Engineering Intern. Electrical Engineer. Electrical Engineering Intern. Manufacturing Engineer. Manufacturing Engineering Intern. Mechatronics Intern. Mechanical Engineering Student.
Known for its' premium products and extremely safe and reliable cars, Volvo is one of the world's leading companies in the transportation manufacturing industry. It employs over 100,000 people and currently operates in more than 190 markets. But what's it like to get hired by this corporate that is often ranked as one of the most attractive employers? One thing is for sure, if you get a job there you'll have a great opportunity to be in the center of the automotive industry transformation. You'll also experience the atmosphere of the international corporate and finally, you will have a chance to be a part of the organization which cares about its' people. Besides great benefits, such as awesome health and dental plan, they also offer beneficial family and legal assistance and six months paid parental leave.
As a mechanical engineering intern, you will probably get assigned to a small project team and will work on the execution of tasks such as performing engineering calculations, designing engineering models, analyzing and improving the mechanical systems, and supporting senior engineers with various other duties as required. To get this position you'll need to already have some experience and knowledge of the basic mechanical engineering software programs and you should also be able to demonstrate the ability to work in team environments, think critically, and make logical decisions.
As a university student or a fresh graduate, which, if you are applying for an intern position is probably your case, you don't have much work experience to offer. But you should definitely include the one you have. Any part-time and summer jobs, volunteering or previous internships are good and should be described in your resume. It will help you to show to the recruiters that you don't only focus on education but want to grow professionally too. Don't forget to also include and explain specific work responsibilities and main duties for each experience.
Remember, resume is not only about the work experience. There are other sections equally or sometimes even more important. Of course, it often depends on the position you are applying for but in the case of interns, all sections from the title of this tip should be included. However, mentioning them is not enough and you have to do it in a proper way, which means using the reverse-chronological order (start with the most current thing and work your way back) and including only the relevant stuff. The awards section of resume above provides a great example of how to do it.
This goes for resume for any position in any industry. Do not change the formatting, styles, fonts, etc. throughout your resume. If you do that, it might make your resume to look less professional and elegant and that's something you probably don't want. Don't forget to also include important contact information and personal details like name, phone number, and email address. At the end double-check your resume to find and correct any typos and errors. If you follow all these steps you will significantly increase your chances of getting your dream job much faster.