Alejandra Cancino, a business reporter at the Chicago Tribune, writes about commercial real estate and the Chicago markets. Before joining the Tribune in 2009, she was a multimedia reporter and a web producer for a Spanish-language newspaper.
Cancino spent Jan 2-5 as a fellow during the Reynolds Center’s Strictly Financials Seminar. During a quick break, she shared her advice for how to make your resume rise to the top.
Some of her tips included:
- Apply to any kind of internship or residency opportunities.
- Get published while you are a still a student.
- Be on the lookout for training programs.
- Remember, many times it’s about doing the extra little things to help yourself stand out. Always ask yourself, what else can I do?