Find hope, new Grad! Hint: It's in your Coursework.

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Heads up, December graduates. There is hope for your resume.

Hope, if you didn't take time to do an internship. Hope if you didn't work while you were in school or job shadow.

Look at your coursework. Did you complete a project with real-life deliverables? Lead a team? Do research with practical application?

Create a "Project Experience" section on your resume. List the course title, when you took it and showcase the real-world deliverables you launched or contributed to because of your project. Here’s an example:

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Lastly, remember to choose project accomplishments that align with your job target. Not sure of your career direction, new grad? Download six, free tips to hone your professional focus here.