Resume restructure needed for internship

Discussion in 'General Culinary School Discussions' started by brie, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. brie

    brie

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    I'm finishing up here at LCB and am researching internship opportunities. I need advice on how to re-do my resume for the culinary field. I have been in the business field - management at UPS and also at an insurance firm - since graduating with my BA. I worked in a kitchen all through high school and through university as well. What do you think chefs are looking for? It's very difficult because technically I'm a career changer, and I want to be taken seriously.
     
  2. deltadoc

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    I would look at transferable skills, such as the UPS management experience. Surely that would translate into managing a kitchen (costing, scheduling, projecting, etc.).

    Emphasize those skill sets along with showcasing your LCB graduation.

    doc
     
  3. greg

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    I look for a good work ethic, passable social skills, willingness to learn (i.e. I don't want know-it-alls, I want people that know there's a lot to learn), ability to follow instructions, ability to work independently and dependability. Regarding your supervisory experience, I'd use it to highlight your people skills and maturity, ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure and responsibility. There's more, but that and Doc's post should give you a good idea.

    P.S. Check your PM's, Brie.