Volunteer for the University Student Rapid Resume Review

Professional engineers, professional geoscientists, and Human Resources professionals are invited to participate in a "speed-dating" format event, where you will review and critique resumes for students. This will allow students the opportunity to gain valuable feedback to help them create a resume that will increase their chances of getting an interview.

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Events Requiring Volunteers

Applications are accepted all year. Volunteers that apply in advance will be contacted when the next events have been scheduled.

Volunteer Position Description

Reporting Structure

Reports to:

  • Becky Ferguson, Southern Alberta University Coordinator
  • Debbie Closson, Northern Alberta University Coordinator


Review resumes of each student you are paired with and make recommendations for improvements to their resume, such as:

  • formatting
  • wording
  • content

Skills and Qualifications

  • P.Eng., P.Geo., or Human Resources professional
  • Experience in reviewing resumes in a professional hiring capacity
  • Willingness to share your knowledge and experience with young people
  • Comfortable speaking with students

Average Time Commitment

2-3 hours on a weeknight in September, October, January, or February.

Orientation and Training

At-home reading will be provided prior to the event.


  • Improve the understanding of what employers look for in a resume
  • Provide career advice and networking opportunities to university students
  • Experience a fun and rewarding event
  • Develop communication skills
  • Earn credits for CPD (Continuing Professional Development)
  • Volunteer appreciation


Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, email the Volunteer Management Coordinator at [email protected].