Student Advice

Advice and tips for students

Developing your profile on Ribit – tell us why you’re awesome

This is your chance to strut (well, in a text-based kind of way). Companies usually review several profiles so you need to rapidly convey why you are their next great find. A few pointers and examples to get you started: Keep the response simple (between 150-250 words) and describe outcomes wherever possible. Demonstrate your interest …

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How to do a resume

1.      Fear not the white spaces: Keep it well spaced so it can be skim read. Avoid fancy fonts and use headings and bolded text to highlight key information. 2.     Less is more: Preferably one page, two pages max. 3.     Missing career relevant work history? Think what you do outside of study and leverage other skills and experiences, including: writing blogs, …

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Students: Speed dating advice for your five minutes of glory

Your interview starts before you start talking Treat each startup rep like they’re the person you’ve been waiting to see all day. Shake hands firmly, maintain eye contact and smile. Both sides should try make each other feel at ease immediately. Think about what the startup should know about you Some questions/conversation points to fall back …

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