Graduate Clinician Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 6,197 Graduate Clinician resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

See More Example Resumes

Five Key Resume Tips For Landing a Graduate Clinician Job:

1.
Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
2.
The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Receptive Language Disorders, be sure to list it as a skill.
3.
Quantifiable Achievements
Achievements and awards relevant to the position speak louder than a high GPA, especially if you can quantify your achievement with a number.
4.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
5.
Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write a Graduate Clinician Resume

1
Contact Information
Name
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Address
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
2
Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every Graduate Clinician CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
3
Skills

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
Make sure to only include your hard skills on your resume. In addition, include the most in-demand graduate clinician skills. Below we have listed the top skills for a graduate clinician : The more keywords your resume can “match,” the more likely it is that your resume will be selected for review by human eyes.
Top Skills for a Graduate Clinician
Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
4
Experience
Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your graduate clinician skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from graduate clinician resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
Female
Graduate Clinician

Candidate Info

5
Years In Workforce
5
Years As a Graduate Clinician
Master's Degree
Master's Degree - Psychology
  • Completed Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) and earned Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
  • Experience with CVA, Parkinson's Disease, dementia, brain injury, tracheostomy, and other various diagnoses.
  • Observed Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) studies.
  • Evaluate, assess, and treat residents in SNF Provided therapy, staff and familiars giver education.
  • Close interdisciplinary treatment planning for provision of rehabilitation services.
Male
Speech-Language Pathology Internship

Candidate Info

5
Years In Workforce
2
Years As a Graduate Clinician
Doctoral Degree
Doctoral Degree - Mechanical Engineering
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to create IEP's on a regular basis.
  • Make referrals for medical and or other professional services necessary for the rehabilitation of speech/language impairments.
  • Assisted SLP Supervisor's client caseload and served as a translator.
  • Provided assessment and treatment for adults exhibiting communication disorders and dysphagia.
Female
Speech-Language Pathology Internship

Candidate Info

6
Years In Workforce
5
Years As a Graduate Clinician
Master's Degree
Master's Degree - Education
  • Prepared appropriate diets for patients exhibiting dysphagia.
  • Assisted SLP during FEESST and MBS testing.
  • Assisted with swallowing instrumentations using Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) and Modified Barium Swallow (MBS).
  • Provided services in Spanish to approximately 25% of caseload.
  • Provided assessment and treatment for adults exhibiting communication disorders and dysphagia.
Female
Graduate Student Clinician

Candidate Info

6
Years In Workforce
2
Years As a Graduate Clinician
Doctoral Degree
Doctoral Degree - Psychology
  • Supervised by Rina Abrams MS, CCC-SLP
  • Prepared appropriate diets for patients exhibiting dysphagia.
  • Observed Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) studies.
  • Evaluated and treated cognitive/communication and dysphagia disorders primarily to stroke patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
  • Worked extensively with dysphagia clients during mealtimes to implement swallowing strategies and assure modified diet tolerance.
Show More
5
Education
Since graduate clinician roles are fairly specialized, a strong educational background is important. Our data showed that most graduate clinician resumes list a master's degree as the highest level of education.
Based on our analysis of graduate clinician resumes, the most common major for graduate clinician candidates is Speech-Language Pathology, but other majors made their way in as well. Communication Disorders Sciences, Physiology And Anatomy and Special Education were relatively common.
As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained