I am a new grad with a few years php/web development experience. All my Java experience comes from my course projects, or following examples from a few books. Here is part of my current (related with java)
3+ years experience as a Java programmer, Web Developer, and IT Support. Solid academic training in Design Patterns, Object-Oriented Analysis & Design; hands-on experience in websites development, PHP/PERL/Java programing, and IT support. Experience in open source software (Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, etc) development.
Java Course Projects
" A Client/Server application that covers Java SE, Socket, threads, and Input/Output stream
" A plug-in to receive, read, compose, send emails that support SMTP and POP protocols
" Developed a basic discussion board with Servlet, JSP, and MySQL
" Applied recursion algorithm to implement collapsible tree view on threads
" Used Struts, Hibernate to develop a bookstore with back-end administration
" Mashed up with Web Services from Amazon, Google, and Commission Junction
Student Management System
" A RCP application (plug-in) built with Eclipse
" Used SWT/JFace
Any suggestion how to modify my resume in order to make it sound more professional? How to describe my Java course projects in a way that interviewers (usually senior java developer or lead) prefer?