Career Workshop

CV & cover letter: how to tailor them for International Geneva?

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Who is this workshop for?

  • For current students and to alumni up to 2 years after graduation.
  • For students who want to know how to properly tailor their applications.
  • For students who want to stand out when applying.
  • For students who want to understand how to structure their CV and cover letter.
  • For students who want to feel confident about applying.

To have the best results when applying for International Geneva, the number one thing to keep in mind is to tailor both your CV and your motivation/cover letter. The more tailored your application is, the best results you will get. Seems simple enough, right? However it seems students have different interpretations of “tailoring”. One might think that by switching a few words here and there (usually in the profile/summary and maybe a teeny bit in the work experience section), it should be enough to make a difference. Not really. We will go deeper into it during the CV and cover/motivation letter workshop. You will learn to structure your CV and cover letter, to know exactly what kind of content to highlight so you feel confident when applying.

Through this workshop, you will be able to learn :

  • To become a good storyteller when it comes to your own story.
  • To showcase your motivation in a compelling way.
  • To understand the importance of reading the internship/job description carefully.
  • To apply efficiently.



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