Where do student organizations go on a resume?

If most of your activities are through your college or university, it may be wise to add activities under the education section of your resume. If you have a variety of extracurricular activities ranging from volunteer organizations to school clubs, then your best course would be to create a new activities section.

What makes a college accredited?

Earning an accreditation in the United States is a voluntary, nongovernmental process. Schools request to be evaluated and/or have their programs evaluated by an independent accrediting agency. Some schools may include their accreditation status in the college information they present to students.

What does it mean if your degree is accredited?

Accredited degrees are often developed and aligned with the professional body’s own qualification(s). It’s a clear sign that the course is relevant and up-to-date within a specific sector. It can also mean that some of your lecturers are currently practising in the industry.

What does it mean if your degree is not accredited?

If that degree isn’t from an accredited school, potential employers won’t care that you have it.” Being accredited means having to follow rules, standards, common practices. Some colleges don’t want to let outside organizations restrict what they can do.