For most young alumni, a one page resume is standard. There are always exceptions, but a two page resume should really be an exception rather than the norm.
Many young alumni wonder what to keep and what to cut on a resume. Ask yourself these questions:
- Is the information relevant to the future employer?
- Is the information current or fairly new?
- Is the information or skills highlighted somewhere else on the resume?
Having information that is not applicable to your future job, entries from several years ago, and/or repetitive information can hurt your resume presentation. Having a concise, tailored message can help you obtain an interview—and that is where you can provide additional details to the future employer