University of Kentucky: How to Write a Resume and Statement of Purpose

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Beth Austin
Associate Director of Career Advising
Beth Austin serves as the Associate Director of Career Advising at the Stuckert Career Center. She has worked with education and career advising for more than two decades, and she loves helping students find and put together the pieces of their academic and career puzzles. A Certified Workforce Development Professional, Beth holds an M.Ed. in Counseling from Chaminade University of Honolulu and a BA in Spanish, French, and Secondary Education from Murray State University.
Emily Shearer
Graduate Assistant
Emily Shearer is a Graduate Assistant at the University of Kentucky Graduate School. She is a new graduate with an MA in Diplomacy and International Commerce with a focus in Security and Intelligence from the University of Kentucky and B.A.s in Spanish and French from Eastern Kentucky University.
Suzanne McGinnis
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Suzanne McGinnis is the Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment at the University of Kentucky Graduate School. She has an MA in Diplomacy and International Commerce and a BA in Foreign Languages and International Economics from the University of Kentucky. She is well versed in international accreditation and higher education admissions.
Angela Garner
Coordinator of International Graduate Student Initiatives
Angela Garner is the Coordinator of International Graduate Student Initiatives and a Lecturer in the Center for English as a Second Language at the University of Kentucky. She has graduate degrees in TESOL/Applied Linguistics and English Literature. Angela teaches academic writing courses, as well as speaking/listening courses to graduate students for whom English is not the primary language. She also co-coordinates the Teaching Assistant (TA) Language Screenings.
Mark Williams
Mark was raised in Southfield, Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors in Accounting and a Masters in Hospitality Business. After college, he worked as an accountant for a public accounting firm, insurance company and an assistant controller for a university. Over time, he realized that his purpose and passion was serving students and helping them transition from college into their careers. He served as a Community Director at Michigan State University, an Academic Support Program Specialist at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign and a Career Advisor for the GIES College of Business.

About the Webinar

About University of Kentucky:

The University of Kentucky has a broad range of resources centered on a single campus in the heart of the Bluegrass. Our wide array of programs allows us to excel in multidisciplinary studies and fosters an environment of cooperative engagement across all colleges, programs, and research endeavors. Because of the lives we touch and teach, we remain anchored in our mission to Kentucky– to educate, innovate, heal, and serve. To be sure, our complex, multi-faceted mission looks different today in many ways than it did in 1865. However, our sense of responsibility to our communities on campus and across the region is resolute. The mission has evolved and grown. The vision of service to our Commonwealth and the world beyond remains the same. They remain our compass – the soul of the University of Kentucky.

Webinar information: 
Attendees of this webinar will receive detailed information on how to write a resume and statement of purpose targeted at higher education institutions in the United States. The panel includes admissions staff as well as team members from the University of Kentucky's Career Center.

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